Labour Minister Commences MOL 29th Anniversary Event

The Labour Minister, Mr. Suchart Chomklin, presided over the ceremony to give morning offerings to 10 monks, to make merit for former executives, government officials, and officials of the Ministry of Labour who have passed away, and for auspiciousness, on the occasion of the Ministry of Labour’s 29th anniversary. The occasion took place at the […]

UN Warns of Growing Criminal Threat from Mekong Region Casinos, SEZs

BANGKOK — The unchecked growth of freewheeling business enclaves and casinos in and around Laos is opening new money laundering and drug trafficking options for crime networks using the country to push spiraling volumes of narcotics across Asia, the United Nations warns.   As China and Thailand tighten their borders with Myanmar, the U.N. Office […]

US and Thailand seeking a way for Biden to attend APEC meeting

US President Joe Biden understands the importance of APEC, and both Thailand and the US are coordinating to find a way for the President to attend the leader’s meeting in Bangkok, according to Tanee Sangrat, Spokesperson for Thailand’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, adding that they were informed that there is to be a wedding at the […]

Mental Health Department wants psychiatric meds to be added to essential drug list

Thailand’s Mental Health Department will coordinate with the National Health Security Office to push for the inclusion of psychiatric medication in the National List of Essential Medicines, to cope with the rise in psychiatric patients, especially those suffering from major depressive disorders (MDD), according to Dr. Amporn Benjaponpitak, director-general of Mental Health Department.   She […]

MOL Joins 13th Government Provident Fund Committee Meeting Which Has Been Registered

The Deputy Permanent Secretary of Labour, Mr. Wannarat Srisuksai, chaired the 13th Government Provident Fund Committee meeting, which was registered (GPF) No. 6/2022. The occasion took place at the GPF Meeting Room, 23rd floor, Building A, The Nine Tower Grand Rama 9, Rama 9 Road, Huai Khwang District, Bangkok. The meeting considered the investment plan […]

Assistant to the Permanent Secretary of Labour Commences Workshop to Expand Knowledge from the Labour and Social Protection Network Meeting

The Permanent Secretary of Labour, Mr. Boonchob Suttamanaswong, assigned the Assistant to the Permanent Secretary of Labour, Mr. Samat Pattamasukon, presided over the opening ceremony of a workshop to expand knowledge from the Labour and Social Protection Network (LSPN), at the Novotel Sriracha, Chonburi Province. The Assistant to the Permanent Secretary of Labour said that […]