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Ministry drops plans for salary, occupation data on ID cards

Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda nipped a new public uproar in the bud on Monday, insisting the government will not put personal information, including occupation and salary, on government-issued identification cards.

Social media exploded on Saturday after Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha suggested that inclusion of wage and career data should be included on Thai ID cards by 2017 to help the government spend funds on low-income earners properly.

Read more: Bangkok Post



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