Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:00
China’s innovation revolution – where will it find the people?
For China to achieve its goals of transforming its economy through innovation, it requires a new generation of highly skilled people in fields which will be essential for the future.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:36
Panellists upbeat on future job prospects, but expect shake-ups
The future of jobs in the region is bright, although the nature of work itself will change, older people will have to be reskilled and others might have to think about more than one career in their lifetime.
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
Prayut urges re-education of low-skilled workers
PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha has urged all concerned parties to focus on producing a competent workforce and re-educate low-skilled labour to help the country move into the future.
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 01:00
Surge expected in wages of highly-skilled workers amid region-wide shortages
Salaries for highly skilled workers could boom as talent shortages take hold across Asia Pacific, according to a new study by Korn Ferry.
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 17:29
Skills shortage set to spark crisis: study
Salaries for highly skilled workers could boom as talent shortages take hold across Asia-Pacific, according to Korn Ferry.
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:00
Pay for highly-skilled Singapore workers to surge as global talent crunch hits: Study
A HIGHLY-SKILLED employees in the manufacturing, financial services or the TMT (technology, media and telecommunications) industry in Singapore can expect to be paid an extra US$29,100 (S$39,500) per year by 2030 as talent shortages loom, according to a new study by consulting firm Korn Ferry.
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
Thai education flounders despite huge investment
Thailand’s revolving cadre of politicians have long-cited the education system as a necessary area for reform. The last three governments, all under opposing banners, have agreed that Thailand’s school systems need fixing with test scores lagging and an increasing deficit of a highly skilled workers.
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 01:00
Closed doors shut us in and out
Re: “Ministry to review nod for skilled foreigners”, News, June 2.
Sat, 02 Jun 2018 03:30
Ministry to review nod for skilled foreigners
Professional bodies say enough Thais to meet local demand; Adul says govt is bound by 2001 Asean agreement.
Mon, 30 Apr 2018 09:17
Educating a new breed of skilled personnel
Projects being launched this year will cater to the demands of ‘S-Curve industries’
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 01:00
Where Thailand still trails behind
Alibaba’s expanding presence should spur policymakers to ready the skilled troops for a digital future
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:00
13m need training for economic upgrade, experts say
THAILAND NEEDS to turn 13 million people into skilled workers in order to upgrade the economy and escape the middle-income trap, said local and international economists.
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 01:00
Surin remembered as |‘man of the people’ |and a skilled diplomat
HIS MAJESTY the King yesterday sent a gift of royal soil and a wreath for the funeral of Surin Pitsuwan, former foreign minister and secretary-general of Asean, as the international community recognised and remembered his achievement for Thailand and the region.
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:27
Asian economies strong but lag behind Europe in attracting foreign talent, says IMD
Hong Kong and Singapore top the Asian rankings at spots 12 and 13 respectively in World Talent Ranking of 63 countries in capacity to attract and retain highly skilled workers.
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 16:08
Migrants need better safeguards, says special UN Bangkok meeting
A regional meeting discussing migration opened in Bangkok on Monday with a call for governments in the region to take action through economic, social and environmental policies to safeguard the rights and interests of all migrants – high- and low-skilled workers alike.