BANGKOK – Thailand may face a major labour crisis if it does not quickly adopt measures to help legalise an estimated 2 million migrant workers, following the approval of a new foreign labour law that imposes stiffer penalties on employers, a labour NGO said. Mr Sompong Srakaew, director of the Labour Rights Promotion Network, told.. read more →

Indonesia joined fourteen other nations who had previously published a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights (NAP). The unveiling marked the next stage in a process that had begun in September 2014 under the prime steerage of the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) and the Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy.. read more →

Economic community-hood is the primary  goal of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). The idea is to transform the economies of the 10 Asean countries into one Asean Economic Community (AEC). The expected outcomes: the AEC as a single market of over 600 million people and the AEC as one production base that can.. read more →

Feature photo courtesy ASEAN Youth Organization of Australia Pampanga, in Central Luzon the Philippines, is to host the inaugural Asean Youth Conference between November 10-13 as part of Asean’s 50th anniversary celebrations. To be held under the theme ‘Towards Asean Community Vision 2025 – It All Begins with YOUth’, the conference will provide a platform to help Asean.. read more →

Young workers and other young advocates for Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) can participate in the SafeYouth@Work Congress and SafeYouth@Work Media Competition taking place in the context of the upcoming XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work in Singapore in September 2017. The World Congress would welcome additional applications from Malaysia, Thailand, and.. read more →