Migrant crackdowns hit ASEAN's labor flow

Tighter restrictions on foreign labor in Malaysia and Thailand have pushed out millions of migrant workers, driving up wages and threatening a growth model reliant on freedom of movement and cheap labor. Malaysia’s Top Glove, the world’s largest manufacturer of rubber gloves, faces a very ...

SEARP Tokyo Ministerial Conference 8 - 9 March 2018 at Tokyo, Japan

H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, is scheduled to attend the OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme (SEARP) Tokyo Ministerial Conference, which will be held on 8 – 9 March 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. The Conference will cover the ...

Moving forward in global trade

Thailand has entered into negotiations for a number of free trade agreements (FTA). Its first FTA was the Asean Free Trade Area, signed in 1992. The country has six FTAs with India, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Peru and Chile. As an Asean member country, Thailand also ...

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Thailand–Lao PDR cooperate to push special economic zones as ASEAN center for trade and investment.

Thailand and Lao PDR push for special economic zones, and targeted to increase trade worth $ 8 billion over the next three years, using ASEAN as a global trade and investment hub. At the seminar “The Special Economic Zones of Thailand–Lao PDR: Trade, Investment and ...

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