Headline summary as of 30th April 2020

News Updates related to COVID-19: Media report that today’s daily situation updates from The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) will be different from others. The Centre will lay out measures to ease the lockdown with the head of National Security Council, Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council, Public Health (Secretary-general), Interior […]

Headline summary as of 29th April 2020

News Updates related to COVID-19: Today, Thailand reports nine newly confirmed cases, the total of 2,947 cases. Out of the total cases, 2,665 patients have recovered and total 54 death toll. Turmoil broke out outside the Finance Ministry’s yesterday after a woman decided to lie down in front of the ministry’s entrance in protest that […]

Message From President – April 2020

“I hope that you and your families are as well as possible during these difficult times. As a Chamber, we continue to navigate the current situation, ensuring that we are providing you our members the best opportunities to stay engaged and updated. For those not yet using this resource, please check out our COVID-19 page […]

COVID-19 Southeast Asia Update: April 23, 2020

As the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic continues to unfold, Tilleke & Gibbins is dedicated to ensuring that you receive the most up-to-date legal developments across Southeast Asia, in a practical and direct format, to ensure that your business can comply with new regulations quickly and effectively. With the situation developing rapidly, we understand that […]

Thailand’s Ministry of Labor Formalizes Further COVID-19 Relief through Social Security Fund

Implementing recent cabinet resolutions to introduce social security relief measures to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, on April 17, 2020, Thailand’s Ministry of Labor published two regulations under the Social Security Act (SSA) in the Government Gazette: Regulation on Entitlement to Compensatory Benefits in the Event of Unemployment Due to Force Majeure from […]

Message From Treasurer – April 2020

“Usually as Treasurer I only report to members once a year on their Chamber’s financial performance, but as we all know times are now different. You have all seen the efforts made by the Chamber to continue to deliver benefits to members via webinars and other non-contact activities. You have also seen that the Chamber […]

Headline summary as of 28th April 2020

News Updates related to COVID-19: Today, Thailand reports seven newly confirmed cases, the total of 2,938 cases. Out of the total cases, 2,652 patients have recovered and total 54 death toll. Yesterday, Thailand reports nine newly confirmed cases, the total of 2,931 cases. Out of the total cases, 2,609 patients have recovered and 52 death […]

Chamber Business News: April 2020

2 April – AustCham Thailand Webinar on Options for Employers in Thailand During COVID-19 Outbreak AustCham Thailand held a webinar on the “Options for Employers in Thailand During COVID-19 Outbreak”, with Chusert Supasitthumrong, Partner at Tilleke & Gibbins on Thursday 2nd April, 2020. Khun Chusert covered employers’ options during COVID-19 situations, including annual leave, leave without […]

Headline summary as of 27th April 2020

News Over the weekend, the US and Chinese Embassies in Bangkok were on an Facebook online spat when the Chinese Embassy posted about cooperation in Mekong river; the US Embassy counteracted with an Op-ed by the Ambassador and some more information from the US  perspective, published in Krungthep Turakij The legal office of North-eastern Nakhon […]

AustCham’s CSR Project 2020

As announced earlier in the year, following last year’s CSR project at Kanchanaburi, we selected Ban Had Ngiew School, a primary school near the Hellfire Pass Museum, to continue our support for the community in this area. As part of the now cancelled ANZAC Tour, we had planned on this day, Friday 24th April, to visit the school to provide much needed […]