Labour Ministry agrees to hike minimum wage from Bt336: source

The government is set to approve a sharp rise in the minimum wage from Bt336 to a flat rate of Bt492, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.

Coming just two years after the previous raise, the expected hike would mainly benefit labourers. However, it would inevitably lead to a jump in prices of general goods and services, affecting all consumers including salaried citizens.

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The Nation Reporter