MOL State Enterprise Labour Relations Committee Meets

On February 14, 2019, at 09.30 hours, Labour Minister, H.E. Police General Adul Sangsingkeo chaired the opening of the State Enterprise Labour Relations Committee Meeting No. 1/2019. The meeting considered the appointment of the State Enterp…

MOL Wage Committee Meets 2/2019

On February 13, 2019, at 09.00 hours, Permanent Secretary of Labour Mr. Jarin Chakkaphark chaired the Wage Committee Meeting No. 2/2019. The meeting considered the 20th Wage Committees working plan for 2019 and acknowledged the progress rep…

Bikes Out, Trees In: Hanoi Tackles Air Pollution Woes

HANOI Famed for ancient pagodas, colonial architecture and delicious pho noodle soup, Vietnam’s capital of Hanoi has another, albeit dubious, distinction: air pollution.The city of 7.7 million, where pollution last year was four times higher than the…

Thai Boys Speak of Lessons Learned From Cave Ordeal

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND The 12 boys and coach of the Wild Boars football team entered the local town hall on the Thai-Myanmar border Tuesday, appearing at their first news conference since the dramatic rescue as a tight-knit family, kicking around balls …

Southeast Asia Drug Use Persists Despite Death Penalty

HO CHI MINH CITY Southeast Asian authorities are not shy about doling out the death penalty to punish drug traffickers, and yet narcotics abuse has not abated. If anything, it is on the rise, which begs the question of whether the region’s war on dru…