Ministry of Labour Signs Competitive Workforce Agreement to Improve Thai Vocational Education towards Global Competitiveness
The Deputy Prime Minister presided over the signing of the ‘enhancing vocational studies for civil state power’, alongside the Minister of Labour, Minister of Education, Minister of Industry, 13 leading national organizations and the social sector, in an effort to drive directions for labour development to align with demands by the industrial sector and enhancing quality of the workforce for better income.
Ministry of Labour Used Tax Exemption Measures to Incentivize Employers for Skills Development in Support of AEC
The Ministry of Labour has promoted knowledge of the Skills Development Promotion Act, B.E. 2545 in preparation for the ASEAN Economic Community. The Labour Minister emphasized the importance of the English language and said that the nation is undergoing labour skills development to enhance competitiveness and prevent loss of future opportunities.
Government of Japan proposed to support the Ministry of Labour To upgrade the research and development and HRD
Minister of Labour, General Sirichai Distakul welcomed H.E. Mr. Shiro Sadoshima, the Ambassador of Japan and Mr. Akira Murakoshi, President of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce on courtesy call, at the Ministry of Labour. The Minister has referred to the relationship between Japan and Thailand which has been excellent for a long period.
On 11 January 2016 at 10.30 hrs., Mr. Ivo Seiber, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Swiss Confederation and officials met with General Sirichai Distakul, Minister of Labour at the reception room , 6th floor. Mr. Suradej Waleeittikul, Deputy Permannet Secretary, Mr. Singhadet Chu-umnart, Inspector General, Ms. Anchalee Sintuphant, Deputy Director General of Department of Employment and Mr. Patom Phetmanee, Deputy Director General of Department of Labour Protection and Welfare and Pol. Maj. Romayong Surakitbunharn, Deputy Secretary General of Social Security office also attended.
Ministry of Labour Progress on Human Trafficking Resolutions and Prepares to Proactively Extend Understanding
The Labour Minister reiterated for all relevant units to create awareness and accelerate results, and emphasized creation of understanding on Thailand’s resolutions to human trafficking, specifically in child labour, slavery and foreign labourers with both local and international media and the public. The Labour Minister also spoke about systematic integration to resolve the issue in all dimensions.