Foreign tour guides under fire
Associations of local tour guide operators nationwide have gathered to oppose the government's plan to allow foreign tour guides to offer services in the country, saying the policy will result in h...
10 Jul 2017 at 04:30
Why headhunters don't return your calls
"Once upon a time" is the phrase which begins fairy tales and fabulous stories set in some unspecified moment in the past. Except the story you are about to read. There is nothing fairy tale or fab...
19 Jun 2017 at 11:58
Could mindfulness be the answer to developing great leaders in Thailand?
In Buddhism, Mindfulness is translated from the Pali word sati, the seventh element of the noble eightfold path. Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese master defines it as "keeping one's consciousness aliv...
12 Jun 2017 at 15:49
Thailand's challenge: Rich in ambitions, poor in people skills?
Announcement of visionary and ambitious plans has become almost routine. The year 2017 will apparently not be an election year (nothing new about that) but has begun with boom times in the planning...
22 May 2017 at 15:42
63,000 jobs available in May, led by manufacturing
Parts assembly is the type of businesses that are hiring the largest number of workers in May, according to Employment Department data. The department opened
13 May 2017 at 16:11
Growth in jobless spurs government skills plan
Close to half a million people were unemployed last month, up 99,000 or 1.3% in the same period last year, which is spurring the government to offer skills training for jobless workers. A t...
10 Apr 2017 at 04:30
Electronic ID move seeks to cut red tape
At least 80% of government-issued citizen identity papers in Thailand will go electronic this year, says the Electronic Government Agency (EGA). The goal comes after the government imposed ...
7 Apr 2017 at 04:00
Preparing for IELTS: Part I
Preparing specifically for the IELTS can be useful, but it is no substitute for improving your general English. Begin with reading to build your vocabulary and listening to improve your understandi...
12 Feb 2017 at 16:47
Government issues new migrant worker threat
The Labour Ministry has urged migrant workers to have their nationalities verified by their respective countries or risk being deported after their work permits expire this year. Ananchai U...
30 Jan 2017 at 04:30
Survey: Auto firms pay highest bonuses
Companies in the automotive and financial services industries continued to pay the highest bonus rates among all industries in Thailand this year, according to a survey by a recruitment company...
27 Dec 2016 at 15:47