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Phuket's Illegal Guides Face Arrest as Police Training Begins for Crackdown

PHOTO ALBUM A sweep to clear Phuket of illegal guides is being planned from October 6 as police officers begin training and all Phuket guides - local and foreign - are being urged to register anew.

Phuket's Burmese Workers Like New One Stop Service So Far

PHOTO ALBUM On the first day the new one-stop service for workers from neighboring countries attracted about 400 people. Many more are expected to register in the next month as word spreads.

Phuket Workers Poorly Prepared for Shock of Jobs Competition

Latest Workers on Phuket were ill equipped to deal with the sudden influx of foreign workers in tourism and the upgrading in skills needed for Thais to compete for jobs.

Phuket's Rising Prices Pile Concern on Labor, Costs

Latest Prices continue to soar on Phuket with high costs affecting the labor market and likely to limit tourism prospects, according to latest figures following a meeting of employers.

Phuket Resorts Fear Investors May Seize the Moment and Sack Staff

Latest A wave of Phuket resorts are due for major renovations that are likely to mean big changes and in many cases staff redundancies, one union official fears.

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Phuket's Illegal Guides Face Arrest as Police Training Begins for Crackdown

Saturday, September 20, 2014

PHOTO ALBUM A sweep to clear Phuket of illegal guides is being planned from October 6 as police officers begin training and all Phuket guides - local and foreign - are being urged to register anew. More »

Phuket's Burmese Workers Like New One Stop Service So Far

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

PHOTO ALBUM On the first day the new one-stop service for workers from neighboring countries attracted about 400 people. Many more are expected to register in the next month as word spreads. More »

Exodus of Workers to Cambodia Unlikely to Affect Phuket

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Latest Although about 200,000 migrant workers are reported to be heading for Cambodia because of rumors of a Thai military crackdown, there are few Cambodian workers on Phuket. More »

Brokers Still Exploiting Burmese Workers in Thailand, Say Labor Groups

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Latest Thailand's migration policy failure leaves Burmese and other workers open to exploitation by brokers, say labor rights groups. More »

Phuket's GMs Find Sacking Staff Comes at a Cost

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Latest Phuket's switch from a primarily European and Australian audience to one for Chinese and Russians means job losses for some and job wins for others. More »

Philippines Call Centres Show How Asean Economic Community Will Work

Monday, January 14, 2013

Latest Call centres are one way the Philippines is using the good English-speaking skills of its people to earn business in the prelude to the arrival of the Asean Economic Community. More »

Phuket Skills Gap Grows Wider as Pay Laws Bite

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Latest Most workers on Phuket were from other countries or other provinces, and Phuket employers could use twice the number of Burmese workers who are registered, new figures reveal. More »

Phuket Workers Poorly Prepared for Shock of Jobs Competition

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Latest Workers on Phuket were ill equipped to deal with the sudden influx of foreign workers in tourism and the upgrading in skills needed for Thais to compete for jobs. More »

More Phuket Resorts Apply Five-Day Week, Survey Finds

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Latest A survey of 100 resorts on Phuket shows the industry is moving more rapidly than ever before towards the five-day working week for all staff. More »

Phuket's Rising Prices Pile Concern on Labor, Costs

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Latest Prices continue to soar on Phuket with high costs affecting the labor market and likely to limit tourism prospects, according to latest figures following a meeting of employers. More »

Wednesday October 22, 2014
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