Thailand’s new government should build on progress over migrant’s rights

Migrant workers in Thailand are pivotal to the country’s economic development. According to the United Nations, approximately 4.9 million migrant workers are in Thailand, making up more than 10% of the country’s workforce.An estimated 4.3% to 6.6% of Thailand’s gross domestic product (GDP) can be ...

Zachary Frye

Skills for the AI future

Only 20% of Thai organisations have carried out comprehensive plans to develop their workforce for the era of artificial intelligence (AI), according to a study by Microsoft and IDC. The companies said their survey of 101 business organisations in Thailand revealed key gaps in available ...

SPECIAL REPORT: The workforce’s grey engine

The government’s efforts to keep more seniors on the job are bound to pay dividends for our ageing society. Six months into her retirement, former educator Chayasamon Subsookbovorn found herself constantly watching Netflix and getting genuinely depressed. She climbed out of the gloomy hole two ...

Phatarawadee Phataranawik

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