• Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    1.2m workers to be trained for e-commerce roles
    THE Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) aims to provide training for about 1.2 million workers for an e-commerce workforce that can help steer the transformation of 200,000 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) into e-commerce operations by the end of this year.
    Tech
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:17
    300,000 migrants expected to leave kingdom for Songkran
    An exodus of nearly 300,000 migrant workers is expected from April 5-30 when they visit hometowns for the Songkran festival in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.
    national
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:00
    Workers' call for Bt360 daily minimum wage
    As labourers called for the daily minimum wage of Bt360 nationwide, Ministry of Labour permanent secretary Jarin Chakkaphark on Thursday said that the Central Wage Committee will set the new rate before March 30, to become effective from April 1.
    national
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:30
    5m king cobra caught in Krabi restaurant
    A five-metre king cobra was caught inside a restaurant in Krabi by rescue workers on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 16:37
    Workers, volunteers cheer up Mali as zoo remains shut
    Every now and then, workers and volunteers at the shuttered Manila Zoo carry out a “special operation” that has nothing to do with its ongoing rehabilitation.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 12:27
    Workers' quarters damaged in school fire 
    A blaze broke out early on Saturday morning at storage and workers’ quarters inside Princess Chulabhorn Science High School in Phitsanulok’s Muang district.
    national
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 06:00
    Thailand ratifies ILO convention on workers in fishing industry
    THAILAND HAS ratified ILO’s Work in Fishing Convention and promises to amend existing laws within a year so they are in line with regulations on protecting workers on board fishing vessels.
    national
  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
    Invisible wall that traps, not protects, the United States
    The consensus is that Donald Trump lost. That somehow reinforces the impression that US government shutdowns are just a game, the latest one in particular. Kids can’t visit zoos and countless federal workers are left in financial uncertainty, all because a few politicians cannot agree on how to stop illegal immigrant crossings.
    opinion
  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 14:46
    Cambodian workers ‘vulnerable’ in Thailand
    The Thailand Migration Report 2019 estimates that the country currently hosts about 4.9 million non-Thai residents, with some 3.9 million being documented and undocumented workers from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 26 Jan 2019 19:10
    Death toll from Italy helicopter-plane crash rises to 7
    Mountain rescuer workers on Saturday recovered the bodies of two people, raising the death toll from a deadly collision between a helicopter and light aircraft in the Alps to seven.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 25 Jan 2019 15:20
    A new player enters Phnom Penh’s food delivery market
    Seeing the growing number of office workers and smartphone users in Phnom Penh, two young entrepreneurs have entered the competitive world of mobile phone apps and launched their own food ordering service, Muuve Delivery.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 25 Jan 2019 01:00
    Numbers of homeless and sex workers ‘increasing in Bangkok’
    THERE HAS been a surge in the number of homeless people and sex workers in Bangkok, statistics provided by an organisation show.
    national
  • Fri, 25 Jan 2019 01:00
    5.5% salary boost seen for Thai 
    THAI WORKERS  will enjoy a salary increase of 5.5 per cent in 2019, similar to the previous year, according to a forecast issued by consulting firm Korn Ferry.
    Economy
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 17:30
    Engineers inspect deadly Bangkok crane collapse site
    Civil engineers on Thursday inspected the scene where five workers were killed and five others injured when the top of a crane fell on them at a Bangkok condominium construction site on Wednesday.
    national
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:30
    UPDATE: Five workers killed, five hurt as crane collapses in Bangkok
    FIVE WORKERS were killed and five others injured when the top of a crane broke off and fell on them at a condominium construction site in Bangkok’s Yannawa district on Wednesday.
    national
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