Thailand’s central bank has provided 500 billion baht in soft loans for financial institutions to re-lend to SMEs.
The tourism subsidy package will run until Jan 31 next year, while a separate co-payment scheme will end on Dec 31.
The top 10 countries expected to see the largest real salary increase are from the Asia-Pacific region.
Thailand’s economy contracted by 6.4% in the third quarter, improving from its 12.1% slump in the previous quarter.
Migrant workers from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar with work permits expiring next year can continue working in Thailand for up to two more years.
Thailand’s NSF, a voluntary pension fund, has signed an MoU with Grab to recruit more members. while planning for their retirement.
The latest announcement by comes as the ailing airline continues to struggle against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new scheme will allow tourists to visit designated areas within some Thai provinces as the country prepares to allow more tourists back into the country.
More than 100 companies in Thailand have pledged to help the United Nations bridge the gender equality gap in the country.
The latest injection of cash aid by the Thai government aims to boost the economy and preserve jobs.
More jobs are at risk of being lost if borders remain closed throughout 2020, warns the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
Further measures such as subsidies to encourage more hiring and domestic travel are expected to be rolled out in the near future.
57 billion baht worth of loan guarantees have been earmarked for Thai SMEs struggling under the weight of COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic has crippled Thailand’s tourism industry, which is critical for the country’s economy.
Thailand will permit entry for four groups of foreign nationals subject to stringent requirements and quarantine.
A loan from the Asian Development Bank will help the Thai government give more support to SMEs in the country.
Takorn Tantasith, former secretary-general of Thailand’s NBTC, envisions Thailand as a WFH hub for the world.
While hourly wages will offer more flexibility in hiring, there are concerns among employers and activists.
The Thai Chamber of Commerce expects more jobs to be on the line, as the economy is expected to contract by 5%-8% this year.
Employees said they will only be comfortable going back to their offices if a treatment or vaccine is found, according to a survey.
The airline's latest decision to cut several work benefits, particularly health welfare, has proven to be the last straw for its employees
Despite filing for bankruptcy with outstanding debts of 200 billion baht, Thailand's national carrier said there will be no layoffs for now.
The country's unemployment rate is also set to increase to 3-4%, a level not seen since the 1997/98 Asian financial crisis.
The COVID-19 outbreak has already seen 7 million jobs lost in Thailand, the second-largest economy in Southeast Asia.
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