2018 Aug 30
August 30, 2018

Minimum wage levels across ASEAN

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Minimum wage rates across ASEAN are rising gradually to match the region’s increased cost of living and boost domestic demand. Several ASEAN nations – popular among foreign investors for their cheap labor – are facing pressures due to poverty and low economic growth. To combat inflation and prevent any outbreaks of labor unrest, such countries.. read more →

The Lao government has increased the country’s monthly minimum wage from Kip 900,000 (US$108) to Kip 1,100,000 (US$132) with effect from May 1, 2018. An increase of 11 percent, the wage increase will apply to all businesses and factories established in the country. This is the third such raise in the last eight years. In.. read more →

2017 Nov 10
November 10, 2017

Minimum wage in ASEAN countries

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The Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia have the highest minimum wage rates in the region MINIMUM WAGE. The Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia have the highest minimum wage rates in the Southeast Asia region. MANILA, Philippines – Member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are at the center of the world’s attention today when it.. read more →

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) – To prevent another mass protest by workers, the Cambodian government decided to pass a controversial universal minimum wage law. A controversial universal minimum wage law will be passed this year in order to prevent a repeat of the mass protests over garment sector wages that rocked the country.. read more →

ILO encourages Cambodian government, employers and workers to engage in tripartite dialogue while elaborating a minimum wage law complying with the adopted Decent Work Country Programme (2016-18) and relevant international labour standards. Statement | Phnom Penh | 22 August 2017 BANGKOK (ILO News) – The ILO Country Office for Thailand, Cambodia and Lao PDR notes.. read more →