MFA Press Release: Thailand Approved Draft Regulation for Sea Fishing Workers to Receive Monthly Wages via Bank Transfer

On 27 March 2018, the Thai Cabinet approved the draft Ministerial Regulation on Labour Protection in Sea Fishing Work (No. …), B.E. …., which contained important […]

MFA Press Release: Thailand Boosts Up Efficiency on IUU Fishing Related Cases’ Judicial Process

On 17-18 March 2018, Thailand organised a workshop to help promote an integrated approach in combatting IUU fishing. The participants were 101 representatives from Thailand’s Criminal […]

MFA Press Release: Thailand Heads towards the Establishment of a Union for Fishery Workers

On 18 March 2018, representatives from the public and private sectors as well as from civil society organisations, and relevant government agencies, namely, the National Fisheries […]

Embassy Update No. 4/2018 – Intensified Actions Against IUU and Labour Malpractices

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MFA Press Release: The Criminal Court Issued a Fine of over 88 Million Baht in an Illegal Overseas Fishing Vessel Case

On 28 February 2018, the Criminal Court sentenced the owner of the fishing vessel “Ceribu” to pay a fine of over 88 million Baht (approximately 2.3 […]

MFA Press Release: Thailand and ILO Conducted Training Courses to Protect Labour in the Fisheries Sector

The Ministry of Labour of the Kingdom of Thailand and the International Labour Organization (ILO) has co-organised three capacity building training courses for labour inspectors. The […]

MFA Press Release: New Law Makes Changing Employers, Work Places and Types of Work Easier for Foreign Workers

On 6 March 2018, the Thai cabinet approved the drafted amendments to the Royal Ordinance on the Management of Foreign Workers Employment B.E. 2560 (2017). The […]

MFA Press Release: Thailand’s Views on International Labour Organization’s “Ship to Shore” Project

With reference to the launch of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) “Ship to Shore Rights” project’s baseline research on 28 February 2018, on the particular interests […]

MFA Press Release: NGO Affirms Greater Improvement in Labour Conditions within the Fisheries Sector

On 11 March 2018, H.E. Mr. Virachai Plasai, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations in New York, presided over the opening of […]

MFA Press Release: Thailand Joins Hands with NGOs Establishing Labour Network in Sea Fisheries Sector

On 19 February 2018, Thai Government established “the Working Group on Labour Relations Promotion in Sea Fishing Operation” with the aim of improving labour relations systems […]

MFA Press Release: The Criminal Court’s Special Chamber of Judges on Illegal Fishing Cases Delivered a Hefty fine of 2 million Bahts on the Case of Thai Overseas Fishing Vessel

On 22 February 2018, the Special Chamber of Judges on Illegal Fishing Cases at the Criminal Court imposed a two-million Baht fine for illegal fishing on […]

MFA Press Release: Rescue Operation to Assist a Myanmar Fishing Crew in Thai Waters

On 21 February 2018, Thai authorities joined forces in providing assistance to a Myanmar fishing crewman on board “Limudomchai 25” fishing vessel who was suffering from […]