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Thailand’s Ministry of Labour announces new digital academy

The Ministry of Labour launched the Digital Skill Development Academy (DISDA), a newly established unit that will oversee digital skill development for the workforce; and a new DSD application via an event entitled “Building Thailand Digital Workforce”. During the event, DISDA, in collaboration with the Thailand arm of ...

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Government floats new pay scheme

Minister of Labour Ith Sam Heng on February 15 fingered large end-of-contract severance payments as a prime reason owners flee when their factories go bankrupt, suggesting the introduction of a yearly bonus scheme and fortnightly salaries would “reduce the risk” of garment workers being left ...

Myanmar plans to sign labour pact with Japan

Myanmar is planning to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Japanese government to send Myanmar workers to Japan, according to the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population on February 13. “Japan and Myanmar have similar lifestyles. So, they are like Myanmar. To my knowledge, ...

Apparel factory closures debated

Questions have been raised about the health of Cambodia’s $6 billion garment sector after local media reported that over 140 garment factories shut down operations last year. Ministry of Labour spokesman Heng Sour, the source of the figure cited in local media, stood by the ...

Unions, government consult on new min wage law

The Ministry of Labour met with unions on December 16 to gather input on a universal minimum wage law currently being drafted, union representatives and ministry officials confirmed on December 18. “The meeting is a forum for each party to review the draft and provide comments ...

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