• Six Mekong countries join hands in settle climate change
  • Six countries along the Mekong River – Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Thailand – have committed to working together to tackle climate change issues, according to Surasee Kittimonthon, Secretary-General of Thailand’s Office of the National Water Resources (ONWR).Surasee said the ONWR represented Thailand at ...

  • Thai retirement age could be increased
  • The increasing elderly population in Thailand is prompting a serious discussion on raising the retirement age beyond 55 to accommodate an “aged society” and deal with an ongoing labour shortage in the country, says the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI). The Labour Ministry is interested in ...

    Bangkok Post Reporter

  • Thailand to Tighten Tax Rules on Overseas Income to Aid Economy
  • Thailand will tighten loopholes in its tax rules on overseas income, as the new government seeks to lower income inequality as well as raise revenue to pay for measures to stimulate the Southeast Asian economy.The finance ministry last week issued the stricter rule on overseas ...

  • Govt urged to make Thailand’s low birthrate part of national agenda
  • Thailand’s increasingly low birthrate will soon affect the country from social, economic and healthcare aspects, the National Health Commission Office (NHCO) warned at an event on Friday.At its 4th Policy Dialogue held at the Stock Exchange of Thailand headquarters, NHCO said it was time the ...

    The Nation Reporter

  • Traffy Fondue set for expansion and upgrade to improve digital government
  • Government agencies should use the Traffy Fondue platform to more efficiently solve issues for people and promote digital government, Minister of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation Supamas Issaraphakdi said on Friday.She made the remark during a ceremony at the ministry’s headquarters in Bangkok to ...

    The Nation Reporter

  • Joining BRICs would lead to opportunities for Thailand
  • Joining the BRICs alliance would present economic opportunities for Thailand, as the alliance, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, is enjoying strong negotiating power in trade agreements, according to former finance minister Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala.Trade with China was extensive back in the days when ...

    The Nation Reporter

  • TOR: Finance and Administration Manager
  • Assignment:Finance and Administration ManagerLocation:Chiang Mai, Thailand, with possible regional travel Contract Type:Full-time, on site. Reports to:Program DirectorDuration:2 years (contingent on performance and funding continuation) Start: ImmediatelyDeadline:Until filledPosition: This position is open to Thai nationalsOVERVIEWThe Knowledge for Development Foundation (K4D) is a newly established not-for-profit organization based in Chiang Mai, Thailand. ...

  • JOB OPPORTUNITY: Mangrove Conservation Coordinator
  • The Open Development Initiative (ODI) program of the East-West Management Institute (EWMI) is supporting a Mangroves for Coastal Resilience Initiative, which aims to conduct a coastal and riparian stakeholder mapping in order to enhance evidence-based policy advocacy to strengthen the governance structures and tenure rights of communities who rely ...

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