Deputy PM Commends MOL for Managing Proactive Covid-19 Screening for Insured Persons

On April 28, 2021, at 10.00 hours, at the meeting room on the 5th floor, Ministry of Labour, Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan, presided over the meeting to monitor the proactive Covid-19 testing among the workforce. Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin, Deputy Labour Minister Prof. Narumon Pinyosinwat, Assistant to the Labour Minister Mr. Surachai Chaitrakulthong, Advisor […]

Labour Minister Joins Subcommittee Meeting to Investigate Foreign Workers Amid the Covid-19 Situation No. 1/2021

On April 28, 2021, at 13.30 hours, at the Tien Achakul Meeting Room, 10th floor, Department of Employment, Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin presided over the Subcommittee Meeting to Investigate Foreign Workers Amid the Covid-19 Situation No. 1/2021. Assistant to the Labour Minister Mr. Surachai Chaitrakulthong, Advisory Board Member to the Labour Minister Mrs. Theanrat Nawamawat, the Labour […]

Cambodia Breaks New COVID-19 Record While Laos Struggles With Coronavirus Unemployment

Cambodia smashed its record of COVID-19 cases Thursday, with nearly 900 people infected from the disease caused by the coronavirus, while the country’s death toll rose to 91 and its total caseload increased to more than 12,000. Neighboring Laos also recorded new highs with more than five dozen new infections, bringing the country’s total caseload […]

Thai children spend more time staring at screens than WHO’s recommended limit

Research shows that Thai children spend 35 hours per week watching device screens, which is over double the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) recommended limit of 16 hours. Thai health authorities are concerned over the increase in the number of children becoming addicted to their smartphones, as schools are forced to close during the COVID-19 outbreak. […]

Has Anutin become a pawn in Prayut’s COVID blame game?

As Public Health Minister, Anutin Charnvirakul is being blamed for perceived failures in handling Thailand’s latest and worst wave of COVID-19, whose tide of infections and deaths has triggered partial lockdowns in red zones including Bangkok. The latest outbreak saw Thailand hit a record high of 15 COVID-related deaths on two consecutive days, April 27 […]