Permanent Secretary of Labour Chairs Discussion on Promoting Employment Opportunities for Migrant Workers, Stressing Importance of Rights and Equality

On November 3, 2022, at 09.00 hours, the Permanent Secretary of Labour, Mr. Boonchob Suttamanaswong, chaired the PROMISE Regional Programme Advisory Committee (RPAC) meeting. The Chief of Mission to the IOM Thailand Office, Ms. Géraldine Ansart, jointly chaired the meeting, which exchanged information, knowledge, and best practices in the region. It aims to promote employment […]

Deputy Permanent Secretary of Labour Joins Debt Relief Fair Commute “Resolving Debts for Sustainable New Beginnings”

On November 4, 2022, at 10.00 hours, the Permanent Secretary of Labour, Mr. Boonchob Suttamanaswong, assigned the Deputy Permanent Secretary of Labour, Ms. Bubpha Rueangsud, to participate in the opening ceremony of the Debt Relief Fair, under the name “Resolving Debts for Sustainable New Beginnings.” The event was the first commute by the Ministry of […]

Labour Minister Accelerates the Modernization of the Social Security System to Improve Insured Persons’ Quality of Life

On November 4, 2022, the Labour Minister, Mr. Suchart Chomklin, chaired the social security academic conference 2022 (Central Region) entitled Modernizing SSO 2022: Driving Towards A Modern Social Security System. He gave a special lecture on “Policy for development and upgrading the workforce’s lives.” The Social Security Office’s Secretary-General, Mr. Boonsong Thapchaiyut, reported the event’s […]

Japan Hosts Multilateral Display of Naval Unity amid East Asia Tension

YOKOSUKA, JAPAN — Japan hosted its first international fleet review for seven years on Sunday with ships from 12 other nations in a show of unity as North Korea fires record numbers of missiles and China increases its pressure on Taiwan.   The naval parade in Sagami Bay near Tokyo involved 38 vessels, 18 from […]

Peru: President cancels travel authorization request to attend APEC meeting in Thailand

LIMA, President Pedro Castillo on Friday informed Congress of his decision to cancel his request for travel authorization to Thailand, which had been initially aimed at participating in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum.   Via his official Twitter account, the Head of State indicated that he had informed Parliament of this withdrawal.   Besides, […]

Government Housing Bank seeks approval 3rd phase of “1 Million Home” project

Thailand’s Government Housing Bank (GHB) has sought approval of the Finance Ministry and the cabinet for the third phase of the “One Million Home” project, providing housing to low income-earners.   The third phase of the project will cost the GHB about 20 billion baht, to be provided to real estate developers, which invest between […]