News and articles


  1. Press release

    ILO project helps Viet Nam create 28,000 safety & health improvements

    24 May 2007, BANGKOK

    A three-year programme to improve occupational safety and health in Viet Nam ’s agriculture has resulted in about 28,000 individual improvements in working and living conditions for the farmers involved.

  2. Press release

    Policy coherence, enforcement key to managing labour migration

    23 May 2007, BANGKOK

    Better policy coherence, effective enforcement and more research are some of the elements needed for improved management of labour migration in East Asia , according to a three-day symposium at the Singapore Management University (SMU).

  3. Press release

    ASEAN faces challenges to ensure sustainable growth, says new ILO report

    16 May 2007, BANGKOK

    To ensure sustainable growth and build a thriving community by 2015, Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) must increase labour productivity and narrow development gaps between members.

  4. Press release

    Managing East Asia's labour migration to be discussed at high-level symposium in Singapore

    15 May 2007, BANGKOK

    Representatives from thirteen East Asian economies will take part in a high-level symposium on managing labour migration in the region, to be held in Singapore this week.

  5. Press release

    New ILO Global report on equality at work 2007

    10 May 2007, BANGKOK

    Despite major progress workplace discrimination persists; is taking on new forms

  6. Press release

    National meeting to promote employment in Cambodia

    03 May 2007, PHNOM PENH

    Ways to promote employment in Cambodia will be the subject of a two-day meeting in Phnom Penh this week, attended by representatives of the Cambodian government, the ILO and other international organizations including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  7. Press release

    ILO to launch new global report on work-related discrimination

    02 May 2007,

    On Thursday 10th May the ILO will launch the 2007 Global Report on Discrimination, “Equality at work: Tackling the challenges"

  8. Press release

    Chiang Rai May day march against child labour

    30 April 2007,

    Representatives of workers, employers, business associations, youth groups, government departments along with migrant workers will take part in a Labour Day march against child labour in Chiang Rai on 1 May.

  9. Press release

    Cambodia marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work with high-level event

    27 April 2007,

    Cambodia will mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work on April 28th with an event focusing on the theme “Ensuring Safe and Healthy Workplaces in Cambodia.”

  10. Press release

    Korea & ILO sign US$1 million partnership agreement

    27 April 2007,

    The Government of the Republic of Korea and the ILO signed an agreement in Bangkok worth US$1,050,000 to fund technical cooperation in Asia and the Pacific.