8 Jul 2015
The Thai minimum wage cannot support three people, and therefore does not meet international standards, says a leading research institute. The Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) states that the Thai minimum wage of 300 baht a day does not meet International Labour Organization (ILO) standards of being sufficient to support three people. On Monday July 6, Yongyuth Chalamwong, labour development research director at TDRI, stated that three-person families in 61 provinces were at risk of dropping below the poverty line s
3 Jul 2015
Experts have urged structural reforms to counter the lack of efficiency of Thai state enterprises, suggesting that a centralised ownership agency of state enterprises with less state control could be a solution. On Tuesday, 30 June 2015, the Faculty of Economics of Thammasat University organized a public forum on “State-owned Enterprise Reform: Methods and Challenges” at Thammasat’s Tha Prachan Campus.