Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew
21 Dec 2017
Due to the higher cost of living, a nationwide network of Thai labourers has urged the Labour Ministry to increase the national minimum wage to 360 baht per day. The rate has remained almost unchanged for five years. On 20 December, more than 20 labourers from the Thai Labour Reconciliation Committee (TLRC) gathered at the Ministry of Labour to read a statement demanding an increase in the national minimum wage from 300 to 360 baht per day by next year.
17 May 2016
The Finance Ministry has proposed an austerity measure to slash out the monthly stipend for Thai elderly citizens whose monthly income is above 9,000 baht per month. Matichon Online reported that Wisudhi Srisuphan, Deputy Minister of Finance, on Monday morning, 16 May 2016, told media at the Government House about the proposal of the Finance Ministry to withdraw a monthly financial support of 600 baht given to the country senior citizens.