Labour Minister Reports Reopening of Covid-19 Screening Facilities for Insured Persons and Informal Workers at the Thai-Japan Center in Din Daeng and Pathum Thani Vocational College from May 5-11

Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin reported that the Ministry of Labour has worked with the Ministry of Interior, Bangkok Administration, and NHSO to launch a new round of proactive Covid-19 screening services for insured persons and informal workers to accelerate control of the outbreaks in Bangkok and surrounding areas. Facilities at the Thai-Japan Center in […]

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MOL Receives Donations from Bai Li to Deliver to Workers Fighting Covid-19

Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin assigned Advisor to the Labour Minister Mrs. Thiwalrat Angkinan to receive a delivery of 4,000 boxes of snacks from Bai Li Enterprise Co., Ltd. to the Ministry of Labour, to deliver to the staff and medical personnel caring for insured persons, informal workers and people affected by Covid-19 pandemic. On […]

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MOL Delivers Snacks to Workers and the People Fighting Covid-19

 Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin assigned Advisor to the Labour Minister Mrs. Thiwalrat Angkinan to distribute snacks to the staff and medical personnel caring for insured persons, informal workers, and people in the Din Daeng flat affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. On May 6, 2021, Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin assigned Advisor to the Labour Minister Mrs. Thiwalrat […]

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Court drama as Thai protest leader’s life ‘hangs in balance’

An icon for the youth-led movement seeking to topple General Prayut Chan-o-cha’s government, detained protest leader Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak is gambling with his life by refusing to consume solid food since March 15. Observers and his lawyer have voiced concern for Parit, who was taken to Ramathibodi Hospital suffering severe fatigue on April 30 – […]

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Migration push among young-gen Thais ignites fierce debate over country’s direction

Thai social media has lit up with heated debate about citizens who have vowed to leave the country over growing frustration with the government’s COVID-19 vaccination policy. Both sides of the political divide, including scholars and political analysts, have been trading barbs and arguments since the launch of the “Yai Prathet Kan Ther” (Let’s Move […]

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Protest leader Anon catches COVID-19, while Penguin is returned to prison

Anti-establishment Ratsadon group leader Anon Nampa, currently being held on remand at Bangkok Remand Prison awaiting trial on lèse majesté and other charges, has been found to be infected with COVID-19 and is now being treated at the Corrections Department’s hospital. Today (Thursday), Thawatchai Chaiwat, deputy director-general and spokesperson of the Corrections Department, confirmed earlier […]

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Community Empowerment Based on Social Capital in the Deep South

The Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center (SBPAC) and Prince of Songkla University, Pattani Campus, have discussed ways to empower local communities in the southern border provinces based on the use of social capital and local culture.   SBPAC Secretary-General Rear Admiral Somkiat Pholprayoon on 4 May 2021 led a group of officials to hold a […]

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