Taipei accident victims to get aid

Taipei accident victims to get aid

WELFARE: The Labour Ministry will compensate the families of two Thai workers who were involved in an accident at a construction site in New Taipei City in Taiwan.

Chakkarin Puangkate, 49, from Si Sa Ket, was killed and Noppol Nachomtien, from Chaiyaphum, was injured when a column at an electric train project that they and three other workers had been standing on collapsed yesterday.

Labour Minister Suchart Chomklin said he has ordered officials at the Thai labour representative office in Taipei to provide assistance to the injured and get in touch with families of both men to inform them of their rights to compensation.

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