Thailand warns risk of increasing jobless amid economic woes World

Thailand warns risk of increasing jobless amid economic woes

The number of unemployed workers in Thailand reached 2.5 million in the first half of 2020, and will keep growing next year if state stimulus packages are not strong enough to battle economic woes, according to the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) of Thailand.
HCM City: 90 percent of small travel firms suspend operations Society

HCM City: 90 percent of small travel firms suspend operations

More than 20,000 staff at hotels and tourist accommodations in Ho Chi Minh City were laid off or put on unpaid leave in the first quarter of the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report released by the municipal Department of Tourism on April 13.
Fatherland Front leader delivers Tet gifts in Can Tho city Society

Fatherland Front leader delivers Tet gifts in Can Tho city

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man on February 2 visited and delivered 100 gifts to disadvantaged households and policy beneficiary families in An Hoi ward, Ninh Kieu district, the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
Indonesia: Workers, activists mark May Day with rallies World

Indonesia: Workers, activists mark May Day with rallies

Thousands of workers joined the Confederation of Indonesian Workers Unions (KSPI) at a rally near the presidential palace in Jakarta on the International Labour Day or May Day (May 1) to call on the Government to give more job opportunities to domestic labourers.