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It's real: B300 wage from Jan 1

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The cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to impose the minimum wage of 300 baht per day all over the country from Jan 1, Budget Bureau director Voravidh Champeerat said. 

He said Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong was appointed chairman of a committee to plan measures to help business entrepreneurs affected by the wage increase.

From April 1 this year, the 300-baht wage was implemented in seven provinces - Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, Nakhon Pathom, Pathum Thani and Phuket.

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