Tax relief for tobacco growers

The Excise Department will cut the tobacco tax from 10 satang to 2.5 satang per gramme for one year, starting Jan 1, 2020, to give farmers time to adjust to the new rate. Source: Business

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App helps detect scourge of forced labour via audits

A mobile application called Apprise Audit has been found to improve worker audits and detect forced labour practices that commonly victimise migrant workers, according to a report by The Mekong Club and the UN University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS). Source: Business

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Government to expedite studies on Thai-EU FTA

The government pledges to speed up studies on the opportunities and challenges in reviving long-delayed trade talks between Thailand and the EU after the Council of the EU said in a statement on Tuesday the bloc aims to resume negotiations with Thailand on a free trade agreement (FTA). Source: Business

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