Minister Suchart was worried about Thai workers in Taiwan who were affected by the earthquake Ordered the ambassadors to warn them to be more careful.
19 September 2022 Suchart Chomklin Mr Labor Minister He revealed the cause of an earthquake in the northeastern city of Taiwan. In the middle of the night on September 17, 2022 and an aftershock to follow. intensity of 6.8 magnitude General Prawit Wongsuwan Deputy Prime Minister Acting on behalf of the Prime Minister has monitored the situation and is concerned about all Thai people living in Taiwan and the relevant agencies to warn Thai people in Taiwan to be more careful on behalf of the Ministry of Labor Has ordered the labor ambassador to warn all Thai workers to be more careful. closely monitor the information situation and strictly follow the officer’s instructions because there may be many waves of aftershocks If you have an accident or need help, please contact the Taipei Labor Office Facebook page. They are also asked to prepare their passports and be prepared to travel in the event of an emergency.
Mr Suchart said there was a report of Miss Praphawadee Kaewsiripong Ambassador counselor (Laboratory) Office of Labor in Manila (Part 2), Taipei that the earthquake. As a result, 142 people were injured, including Taiwanese and native people. Of these, 76 are in Hualien, 55 in Taitung, four in Kaohsiung, two in New Taipei, two in Taoyuan, two in Pingtung and one in Chiayi, and one death is a 65-year-old Taiwanese man who died while working in a cement factory Had a dust chimney fallen down the back to be treated and died in hospital. This earthquake also causes power outages in eastern Taiwan, 24,834 homes, no running water, 5,442 homes.
Mr. Suchart said that Currently, 64,311 Thai workers are still working in Taiwan.
There are 57,443 manufacturing workers, 6,318 construction workers, 137 agricultural workers, and 413 social welfare sectors such as housewives/nursery cleaners The city that is the epicenter of this earthquake in Taiwan is Taitung City. There are 6 workers from Thailand .
“But the city that has been seriously affected, with collapsed buildings, broken bridges, is Hualien. 302 Thai workers are working. This event does not affect Thai workers. Most of the Thai workers work in Taoyuan, 18,746, Taichung 10,868 and New Taipei 7,593, which is far from the epicenter of the earthquake. and the Thai Trade and Economic Office have continuously monitored the situation and informed the workers via Facebook and LINE,” said Mr Suchart.