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News by Country: Thailand

22 January 2021

Thailand 

·      World Bank: 1.5m fell into poverty (Bangkok Post, 21 January 2021)

·      Migrant workers flee Thailand for reasons other than COVID-19 (Khmer Times, 20 January 2021)

·      Big brands, small firms offer pandemic aid to Thailand's migrant workers (Reuters, 15 January 2021)

·      In Thailand, coronavirus outbreak among migrant workers highlights rampant people smuggling (SCMP, 7 January 2021)

·      Over 100 Cambodian migrant workers in Thailand test positive for COVID-19 (Khmer Times, 6 January 2021)

·      More than 6,000 migrant workers returned from Thailand (Khmer Times, 5 January 2021)

·      Thailand offers work permits to undocumented migrants to curb COVID-19 (Thomson Reuters, 29 December 2020)

·      100,000 migrants waiting to re-enter (Bangkok Post, 20 December 2020)

·      Thai virus restrictions leave 700,000 migrants out of work, in limbo (Asia One, 17 December 2020)

·      Thousands of Jobless Migrants in Thailand May Have Lost Legal Status (Benar News, 16 December 2020)

·      Thai migrant factory workers to be tested after quarantine (Focus Taiwan, 9 December 2020)

·      Over 230 repatriated from Thailand (The Phnom Penh Post, 9 December 2020)

·      4 health care workers in Bangkok test positive for Covid-19 (The Thaiger, 8 December 2020)

·      Global equity run-up reflects vaccine progress  (Bangkok Post, 4 December 2020)

·      Airlines pivotal to economic recovery (TTRW, 30 November 2020)

·      Informal Workers: Making Ends Meet In A Pandemic (The ASEAN Post, 27 November 2020)

·      Top brands compensate garment workers in Thailand after wages expose (Reuters, 26 November 2020)

·      Korean firms ramp up recruitment drive (Bangkok Post, 20 November 2020)

·      Thousands protest in Bangkok after Thai parliament votes on constitutional reform  (CNN, 19 November 2020)

·      Thai economy's decline slows on eased lockdown (Straits Times, 16 November 2020)

·      Glum outlook for salary rise (Bangkok Post, 13 November 2020)

·      200 Thai workers depart for Israel (Bangkok Post, 13 November 2020)

·      Thai govt grants two-year extension for migrant workers (The Star, 11 November 2020)

·      Labour shortage a blessing for migrant workers (Bangkok Post, 10 November 2020)

·      Aung San Suu Kyi thanks Thailand for extension of stay for Myanmar workers (Pattaya Mail, 7 November 2020)

·      Distribution of Relief Kits to Migrant Workers (Relief Web, 5 November 2020)

·      Opening up is the only way to rescue Thai tourism (Bangkok Post, 5 November 2020)

·      Economic pressure for Kingdom and Thailand to reopen borders (Khmer Times, 3 October 2020)

·      Thai labor ministry proposes to hire 18,000 laborers in coastal provinces to boost employment (Xinhua Net, 3 November 2020)

·      EU urged to demand tougher Thai labour safeguards before trade talks (Thomson Reuters, 29 October 2020)

·      Emergency decree extended to curb coronavirus (Bangkok Post, 28 October 2020)

·      Thailand’s electronics sector still a magnet for investors thanks to established industries in Smart E&E and IoT (IoT Business News, 27 October 2020)

·      Thai PM says ‘illegal protests’ must be controlled as parliament opens (Manila Bulletin, 26 October 2020)

·      Thai protests build as pandemic fuels unrest across Southeast Asia (Nikkei Asia, 21 October 2020)

·      3M Thailand joins ASEAN CARES: COVID-19 Relief Programme for the Most Vulnerable (Bangkok Post, 19 October 2020)

·      Stories of the Phuket tourism workers hit hard by plunge in travel to Thailand amid the Covid-19 crisis (SCMP, 18 October 2020)

·      Amid Covid-19, Thailand takes a bold move to make tourism industry more sustainable and curb environmental damage (Hindustan Times, 15 October 2020)

·      Thailand to focus on boosting consumption, liquidity post-coronavirus, says finance minister (CNBC, 12 October 2020)

·      Thailand Tightens Myanmar Border Control Due to COVID-19 (Eturbo News, 10 October 2020)

·      Migrant workers to be granted grace period in Thailand amid COVID-19 pandemic (Xinhua Net, 7 October 2020)

·      Around 200 Thai workers leave for Israel as coronavirus 'eases' (The Jerusalem Post, 4 October 2020)

·      Mitsubishi Elevator sacks hundreds of workers as virus hits sales (Bangkok Post, 2 October 2020)

·      Thailand extends state of emergency, allows some foreign tourists (Kyodo News, 29 September 2020)

·      Protecting sex workers in Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic: opportunities to build back better (Doc Wire News, 26 September 2020)

 

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