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Myanmar migrants face Thai registration trap: activist

Posted by jaypee 18 days ago Thailand
http://www.mizzima.com —

A migrant rights activist has warned Myanmar migrants in Thailand may fall foul of new registration procedures that could force them to leave the country or throw away their passports.

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Nauru asylum seekers sew lips shut in protest over Cambodia transfer

Posted by charlon 19 days ago Cambodia
http://www.theguardian.com —

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Myanmar government ban fails to stop maids heading here,

Posted by jaypee 19 days ago Singapore
http://news.asiaone.com —

SINGAPORE - Maids from Myanmar are still coming to work in Singapore, defying a ban imposed by their government.

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Boatpeople Case North of Phuket Raises Doubts About Thailand's Commitment to Stop Human Trafficking

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Thailand
http://phuketwan.com —

PHUKET: Police north of Phuket have overlooked a possible connection to human trafficking in a case involving 37 men, women and children, raising doubts about Thailand's newly-expressed commitment to treat the issue with appropriate seriousness.

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Cambodia refugee deal: Protests outside Australian embassy in Phnom Penh as Scott Morrison signs agreement

Posted by charlon 23 days ago Cambodia
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au —

In a joint statement, the Australian and Cambodian governments announced a bilateral memorandum of understanding that provides "settlement and integration support" in Cambodia for refugees.

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PHUKET: Police find 37 migrants in gang's vans

Posted by jaypee 24 days ago Thailand
http://www.thephuketnews.com —

A team of more than 20 police and soldiers yesterday (September 25) gave chase to two SUVs and stopped the vehicles on a section of Phetkasem Road between Takua Pa and Khura Buri in Takua Pa district.

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Myanmar seeks to seal regional deal on migrants

Posted by jaypee 24 days ago Burma
http://www.mmtimes.com —

With Malaysia set to take over from Myanmar as chair at the end of the year, rights groups say the treaty could be put off until at least 2016 if it is not finalised in the coming months.

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Thais to inspect boat labour

Posted by jaypee 24 days ago Cambodia
http://www.phnompenhpost.com —

Seeking to repair the bruised reputation of its notoriously abusive and migrant worker-dependant seafood industry, Thailand announced on Monday a plan to inspect conditions of the fishing sector beginning next month.

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