salary

  • Thailand News

    PM Srettha blasts army over unapproved salary deductions

    The Royal Thai Army (RTA) has been caught in a controversy following revelations about questionable salary deductions from conscripts, including a 500 baht fee for cleaning a septic tank. However, the RTA claims these documents were never approved or implemented. Colonel Richa Suksuwanon, Deputy Spokesperson for the RTA, addressed the uproar yesterday. He clarified that the leaked document detailing the deductions…

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    Singapore Airlines to reward staff with eight months’ salary bonus

    Singapore Airlines is set to reward its staff with a bonus payout equivalent to nearly eight months’ salary, following its second consecutive year of record-breaking annual profits. This impressive bonus surpasses last year’s record payout, which included a profit-sharing bonus of 6.65 months’ salary and an additional ex-gratia bonus of up to 1.5 months’ salary due to the coronavirus pandemic.…

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    Salary surge: Thai civil servants set for pay raise starting May 1

    The Thai government announced a significant salary increase for civil servants, effective from tomorrow, May 1, this year. This adjustment aims to ensure that those with a bachelor’s degree will earn no less than 18,000 baht per month, and those with a vocational certificate will receive no less than 11,000 baht per month within two years. This recent decision, made…

  • Business News

    Thai workers anticipate 41% pay rise due to AI skills acquisition

    A recent report reveals that Thai workers anticipate a significant salary increase of over 41% through the acquisition of artificial intelligence (AI) skills. This surge also promises to catalyse career advancement. The report reveals that by 2028, AI will be embedded in approximately 98% of Thai organisations. These statistics underscore the growing importance of AI-skilled employees, with 94% of employers…

  • Business News

    Thai businesses may face wage pressure after state officials’ salary increase

    The Thai Chamber of Commerce predicts a potential ripple effect on businesses, following the Cabinet’s decision to approve a 10% salary increase for state officials. The chairman of the chamber, Sanan Angubolkul, anticipates that this move may compel businesses to raise their wages to attract skilled employees. The salary increase for new state employees will result in a monthly income…

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    Thailand’s civil servants to receive 20% salary increase over two years

    Newly recruited civil servants in Thailand are set to receive a salary increase of 20% over the next two years. The decision, approved by the Cabinet, was announced by Danucha Pichayanan, the secretary-general of the National Economic and Social Development Council. The proposed plan by the Office of the Civil Service Commission (OCSC) is to increase salaries by 10% annually…

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    Thai government approves 10% increase for civil servants starting at 18,000 baht

    The Thai government approved a 10% salary increase for civil servants over a two-year period, beginning with new recruits. According to Danucha Pichayanan, Secretary-General of the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC), the first increment is expected to come into effect once the budget for 2024 is approved. Danucha explained that the salary adjustment will initially target newly inducted…

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    Thai restaurant’s job ad goes viral for unique qualifications and high salary

    A Thai restaurant, Xin Rong, has announced several job vacancies, offering a salary range of 70,000 to 90,000 baht. The positions available include clean-up crew, customer service staff, and kitchen staff. The announcement became a viral sensation on social media due to the high starting salary. However, the job listings also come with a peculiar list of qualifications. The restaurant…

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    Chiang Mai University professor survives on just 118 baht per month amidst civil servant salary debate

    A Chiang Mai University professor revealed he struggled for a year on a monthly wage of just 118 baht, a situation that led to a difficult life, reports Khaosod. He had to use an old motorcycle to commute to work, and there were times when he ran out of fuel midway. The issue of splitting civil servants’ salaries into two…

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    Thailand’s forest rangers push for higher salary

    Thailand’s forest rangers are pushing for a higher salary. The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation in Thailand is calling for a pay raise for approximately 14,000 forest rangers, Thai PBS reported. The department is seeking an increase from the current monthly salary of 9,000 baht to 11,000 baht from the Comptroller Department of the Finance Ministry, effective…