Daily Archives: September 19, 2020

Thai Protesters Rally to Push for Democratic Reforms

Thousands of demonstrators defied police warnings and occupied a historic field in Thailand’s capital on Saturday to support the demands of a student-led protest movement for new elections and reform of the monarchy. Organizers predicted that as many as 50,000 people would take part in the two-day protest in an area of Bangkok historically associated

Labour Minister Shows Concern for Employee Injured by Fabric Screening Machine in Chonburi and Orders Immediate Investigation

The Labour Minister ordered its agencies to check the status of an employee involved in an accident at work, being injured by a fabric screening machine in Chonburi, to check if the worker is an insured person to ensure workers receive protection benefits according to the law. On September 18, 2020, Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin revealed that

Prime Minister Concerned for Thai Worker who Suffered a Stroke in South Korea and Assigned Labour Minister to Facilitate Return to Thailand for Treatment

The Labour Minister revealed that the Prime Minister had shown concern for a Thai worker in South Korea whose relatives asked for help to be returned to Thailand for treatment after becoming ill from a stroke. On September 18, 2020, Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin revealed that Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha showed concerned about a Thai

Deputy Labour Minister Visits the South to Create Awareness About Legal Employment of Foreign Workers in Surat Thani

The Deputy Permanent Secretary of Labour visited the South to commence a training project to create awareness about the types of work that foreigners can legally be employed in, in Surat Thani. She also delivered policies and guidelines for the management of foreign workers’ work, coordinating the management and supervision of migrant workers systematically and

Labour Minister Expresses Condolences for Passing of Interpreter from Riyadh Labour Office and Requests Royal Grounds for Religious Ceremony

The Labour Minister expressed his condolences to the family for the passing of Mr. Mad Ma-min, a Thai interpreter from the Saudi Arabia Labour Office (Riyadh) whose lungs became infected by resistant bacteria. Mr. Mad died at 12.00 hours. The Ministry of Labour asked for a royal ground from the Bureau of the Royal Household

Deputy Labour Minister Aims to Develop Skills for People with Disability to Create Jobs and Income to Promote National Economy

 The Deputy Labour Minister aims to develop skills for people with disabilities to increase career opportunities, have a stable income, and have a good quality of life to strengthen the country’s foundational economy. On September 18, 2020, at 13.30 hours, Deputy Labour Minister Prof. Narumon Pinyosinwat discussed with the Director of the Chiang Mai International Foundation for Persons

MOL Organizes Job Expo Thailand 2020 with Over 1 Million Jobs Nationwide to Promote Employment on September 26-28 at BITEC Bangna Hall EH 98-99

The Ministry of Labour organizes the Job Expo Thailand 2020, the largest national job expedition, to alleviate unemployment suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic and economic stagnation. Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin was chairman of the ceremony and attended the event’s press conference among the media and many honoured guests such as Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL., the Minor

MOU on Cooperation in Peanut Production and Marketing in Pattani

Secretary-General of the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center (SBPAC) Rear Admiral Somkiat Pholprayoon has presided over the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation in peanut production and marketing to promote agriculture in the local way of life in the deep South. The MOU was signed on 17 July 2020 between the Ban

Protesters force their way into Thammasat University

Hundreds of protesters are now occupying the campus of Thammasat University after forcing open its main gate to begin what they claim to be the biggest rally against the Prayut government. The protesters, led by Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul and Panupong Jardnok, tried unsuccessfully to negotiate with university officials for the gate to be open.  They eventually