News and articles


  1. Press release

    Thai workers lives celebrated in new photo exhibition

    21 April 2008, BANGKOK

    A photo exhibition celebrating the lives of Thai working people will open at CentralWorld on Monday 28th April 2008 at 2 pm.

  2. Press release

    Statement regarding the deaths of migrant workers in Thailand

    11 April 2008,

    A statement by ILO Sub-regional Director Bill Salter regarding the deaths of migrant workers in Thailand

  3. Press release

    Situation of Indonesian, Vietnamese workers in Korea to be discussed at ILO meeting

    28 March 2008, BANGKOK

    The recruitment process for Indonesian and Vietnamese migrant workers in the Republic of Korea will be discussed at two international meetings being organized by the ILO and the Government of Korea.

  4. Press release

    Media Advisory: "Beyond Barriers" Exhibition of prize-winning photos

    27 March 2008,

    An exhibition of the winning pictures from the 2007 Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities photo contest, taken by photographers from throughout Asia Pacific

  5. Press release

    ILO offers first safety and health training for North West Cambodian workers

    19 March 2008, BANGKOK

    Experts from the ILO visit north-western Cambodia to assist at the ILO’s first occupational safety and health training session in that region.

  6. Press release

    ILO Convention No. 187 on Occupational Safety and Health to come into force following ratification by the Republic of Korea

    13 March 2008, GENEVE

    The Republic of Korea ratifies a new ILO Convention, the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health, Convention No. 187.

  7. Press release

    New Global Employment Trends Report for Inrernational Women's Day (March 8th)

    03 March 2008, BANGKOK

    The ILO marks International Women’s Day on Saturday 8 March 2008 with a new report on labour market trends for women in the world of work

  8. Press release

    Global Employment Trends 2008

    23 January 2008, BANGKOK

    Development in South-East Asia and the Pacific has been less impressive than elsewhere in Asia and the region faces some pressing challenges, notably the problems of young people looking for work, according to the ILO’s 2008 Global Employment Trends (GET).

  9. Press release

    Global employment trends 2008

    23 January 2008, BANGKOK

    South Asia could end poverty in a generation, but only if economic development is accompanied by inclusive labour market policies, according to a new report by the ILO.

  10. Press release

    Global Employment Trends 2008

    23 January 2008, BANGKOK

    East Asia is on the way to becoming a middle income region as sustained productivity growth has raised incomes and helped tens of millions of people escape poverty, according to a new report by the ILO.