Thailand’s PM Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: AP

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha rewards loyalists in new cabinet

  • Long-time backers of the coup leader turned premier have been rewarded with top jobs as a government takes shape after the March election
  • Critics say the appointments have been made for the sake of stabilising the ruling coalition, not for the good of the nation
Topic |   Thailand's Junta

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Thailand’s PM Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: AP
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A labour shortage has allowed workers from countries in Southeast Asia to find jobs in South Korea’s auto-parts factories. Photo: AFP

Thailand’s ‘little ghosts’ in South Korea use Facebook to find jobs and work there illegally

  • Lured by higher wages, tens of thousands of Thais are flocking to South Korea to take up manual work in farms and factories
  • They share tips online on how to get jobs in the country, where 143,000 out of 165,000 Thais work illegally
Topic |   Thailand

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A labour shortage has allowed workers from countries in Southeast Asia to find jobs in South Korea’s auto-parts factories. Photo: AFP
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