Tags : Social Security


New Thai social security system to include all hospitals

BANGKOK, 2 March 2012 (NNT) – Permanent Secretary for Labor Mr. Somkiat Chayasriwong said every Thai national would be able to avail himself to the emergency service at any hospital in the country without charges. While the new service may appeal to all Thai citizens, Mr. Somkiat said the matter would be finalized on March […]Read More


Thai workers to rally in Bangkok to demand support for

The network of labor advocates will rally to the Government House on September 13 to ask Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to help push forwards the draft legislation of social security office act. Wilaiwan Saetia, vice president of the Thai Labour Solidarity Committee, said Wednesday that the committee gathered 14,264 signatures to propose this draft law, […]Read More


Business Visas Now Undergo Scrutiny Regarding Tax Payments and Thai

New regulations for new and renewal of non-immigrant “B” Business visas issued in Thailand by the Immigration Bureau of the Royal Thai Police make it much more difficult for foreigners to do business legally in Thailand; especially if the books of the company and the income of the foreigner are not properly documented and all […]Read More


HIV patient quits job as Thai social security won’t pay

To save his life after living with the Aids virus for more than 20 years, Boriphat Donmoon, 47, decided to quit his job and terminate his healthcare coverage under the socialsecurity scheme because he could not access the antiretroviral drug atazanavir. “I’ve been living without atazanavir for six months, as the hospital told me that […]Read More