Colliers announces retirement of John Friedrichsen

Long-time executive to retire after 23 years TORONTO, April 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Colliers (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) today announced the retirement of long-time executive and Global Chief Operating Officer (COO), John Friedrichsen, effective in the second quarter of 2021, during which time there will be an orderly transition of his COO responsibilities to […]

MOL Responds to PM Concerns and Provides Remedies to Insured Night Workers Affected by Force Majeure from Covid-19

Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin responded to the Prime Ministers’ concerns regarding the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, causing employers to stop operating as the government ordered the temporary closure of the premises. In such a case, employees are entitled to receive unemployment benefits at the rate of 50 percent of the daily wages, not […]

Cabinet Passes Resolution for MOL to Extend Objective of Homeworkers Fund to Cover All Occupations

Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin reported that on April 20, the Cabinet passed a resolution proposed by the Ministry of Finance regarding the establishment of the Informal Workers’ Quality of Life Promotion and Development Fund. The Ministry of Labour will accept the opinion of the Working Capital Policy Committee on the issue of duplicating existing […]

Human Rights Law NGO Hits Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand for Using Coronavirus to Control Media

An international human rights law NGO Thursday criticized the governments of Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam for using the COVID-19 pandemic to enact new laws that would allow them to more tightly control the media. The Switzerland-based International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) submitted a report to The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights […]

House-to-House Searches by Myanmar Junta Forces Nab Dozens of Protesters

Myanmar junta forces detained dozens of protesters amid searches and arrests of protesters over the past 24 hours, including a schoolteacher and a former ward administrator who were participating in the civil disobedience movement, witnesses said Thursday. Though security forces have cracked down on protesters in Kalay, killing at least a dozen people in a […]