The government has taken the first step to address the rampant problem of child labour throughout the country by drafting a five-year National Action Plan to eliminate child labour.
Garment factories threatening closure over proposed minimum wage adjustments could face legal action if they fail to obey official procedures.
Foreign and domestic factory representatives say the proposed minimum wage is unaffordable.
Following up on reports of poor working conditions in Thai fish factories, a Finnish NGO finds the situation improved, but problems persist for migrant workers.
The 12-kilmetre lake is one of the region’s best known landmarks and is home to the world famous U Bein Bridge.
The the presence of the project is already undermining local agricultural and fishing livelihoods, a new report by the Tavoyan Women’s Union claims.