• Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
    Wage rise for judges gets first nod
    THE National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday overwhelmingly approved in principle a government motion seeking salary increases for judges, public prosecutors and members of independent organisations. The NLA’s first reading voted to pass amendments to five laws regulating personnel of the relevant agencies, as proposed by the Cabinet.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 01:00
    Retailer group tallies costs of wage rises
    THE THAI Retailers Association (TRA) says the government’s proposed increase in the minimum wage – applied in a range that differs by area – will increase the cost burden of businesses.
    Economy
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 01:00
    Tax relief proposed for SMEs hurt by wage rises
    FINANCE Minister Apisak Tantivorawong has pledged additional tax deductions for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) affected by the recent proposed increases in the minimum daily wage.
    Economy
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:00
    Bosses call for U-turn on wage rises
    THE NATION’S top private-sector advisory grouping has called on the government to go back to the drawing board on the recently announced rises in minimum daily wages that its members say do not reflect the different economic conditions across the country.
    Economy
  • Tue, 19 Nov 2013 00:00
    Big minimum wage rises in Badung, Denpasar
    The regional administrations in two of Bali's economic barometers - Denpasar and Badung - have decided to increase the 2014 minimum wage by 23 per cent and 14 per cent respectively starting in January.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2012 00:00
    Labour shortage worries builders, developers
    Business operators in the construction and property-development sectors foresee a big challenge in the year ahead: It will be difficult to find workers even when the daily minimum wage rises to Bt300 nationwide.
    Real Estate
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