1.Signed on December 2, 2002;
Entered into force on December 2, 2002.
The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Thailand and The Tha-
iland Trade and Economic Office in Taipei (hereinafter referred
to as "Both parties") ;
Desiring to cooperate in promotion of employment of Thai workers
in Taiwan and to enhance favorable conditions for respect of ma-
nagement of Taiwan employers.
Bothe parties agree to set up direct employment program which w-
ill enable the employers in Taiwan to employ Thai workers witho-
ut the intervention of private employment agencies inboth parti-
The direct employment program shall be regarded as one of the o-
ptions to recruit Thai workers for employers in Taiwan, and is
not intended to replace the recruitment through private employm-
Both parties agree to cooerate in order to promote and facilita-
te the recruitment of Thai workers as well as to control and mo-
nitor the employment of Thai workers subject to the laws and re-
Both parties agree to assist Thai workers facing problems in th-
Both parties agree to exchange information in order to promote
and protect the employment of Thai workers and employers in Tai-
In order to fulfil the objectives of this Agreement, both parti-
es agree to foster their cooperation by having joint consultati-
on, at least once a year, between the authorities concerned of
both parties with a view of establishing further a mutually acc-
eptable system, procedures and mechanism.
The present Agreement shall enter into force on the date o sign-
ature and shall remain in force for an indefinite period unless
terminated upon written notification by either party. The termi-
nation shall be effective six months after the date of notifica-
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, being duly authorized, have
signed this Agreement.
Done at Bangkok, Thailand on 2nd December 2002 in duplicate in
the English language.
FOR THE TAIPEI ECONOMIC AND FOR THE THAILAND TRADE AND
CULTURAL OFFICE IN THAILAND ECONOIC OFFICE IN TAIPEI
REPRESENTATIVE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR