Efforts to Increase Thailand’s Score in the Corruption Perceptions Index

The Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has worked actively with the public and private sectors, as well as civil society, in carrying out various projects in an effort to increase Thailand’s score in the Corruption Perceptions Index. NACC Deputy Secretary-General Niwatchai Kasemmongkol, in his capacity as NACC Spokesperson, stated that NACC had integrated […]

Thai farmers to be told to stop burning farm waste or face legal action

All provincial governors in Thailand have been told to stop the burning of agricultural waste in their provinces. The burning is being blamed for the current air pollution in Bangkok and its suburbs, and in several northern and central provinces. The accumulation of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere, mainly caused by outdoor burning of waste, […]

Deputy PM Shares Concern for Workforce and Emphasizes Support for the Unemployed from Covid-19

On January 22, 2021, at 10.00 hours at the meeting room on the 5th floor of the Ministry of Labour, Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan chaired the meeting deliver policies and monitor the performance of the Ministry of Labour. Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin, Deputy Labour Minister Prof. Narumon Pinyosinwat, Permanent Secretary of Labour Mr. […]

Labour Minister Employs Interpreters/Language Coordinators to Help Staff and Resolve Human Trafficking Among Migrants

The Labour Minister reported that the Department of Employment had allocated funds for foreign worker management in the 2021 fiscal year, following the Human Trafficking Project in Fisheries from January to September 2021. The project will hire an interpreter/language coordinator to work at the Fisheries Coordination Center in 20 provinces. Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin said […]

MOL and MOTS Discuss Measures to Help Tourism Business Staff from Closures due to Covid-19

 Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin welcomed the Minister of Tourism and Sports to discuss measures to help tourism business staff affected by Covid-19 in the case of orders to temporarily close the premises. Employees are entitled to receive compensation benefits in the event of unemployment. On January 22, 2021, at 15.30 hours, Labour Minister Mr. Suchart […]

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) WHO Thailand Situation Report – 23 January 2021 [EN/TH]

SPOTLIGHT 198 new cases (36% down from yesterday) of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 were announced by the Ministry of Public Health, (MoPH) Thailand, bringing the total number of reported cases to 13,302. One new death was reported today Of these, 78.5 % (10,448) have recovered, 0.5% (72) have died, and 21% (2,782) are receiving treatment or are […]