Thailand to increase daily minimum wage as living costs and household debt surges

The increments are based on the cost of living and gross earnings of each province. PHOTO: AFP
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BANGKOK - The daily minimum wage will rise across Thailand as the country battles raging inflation and high household debt.

The daily rate is set to increase an average of 5.02 per cent from Oct 1 to help workers deal with the rising cost of living, said the Labour Ministry last Friday.

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