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Myanmar Opens Shelter for Human Trafficking Victims

Posted by jaypee 178 days ago Burma
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Burmese officials have opened a new temporary shelter to support victims of human trafficking who were rescued or have escaped and are now preparing to return home.

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Myanmar workers caught using fake passports

Posted by jaypee 193 days ago Burma
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TAK - Four Myanmar workers were caught using fake passports to board a Nok Air flight at Mae Sot airport on Thursday, police said.

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Myanmar Workers ‘Prefer Abuse in Thailand to Jobs Back Home’

Posted by jaypee 194 days ago Burma
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Large-scale commercial building projects in Rangoon are reportedly being delayed by a shortage of skilled labor because Burmese workers still prefer jobs in Thailand.

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Myanmar migrant workers coming home for Thingyan return to work

Posted by jaypee 206 days ago Burma
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Due to high daily expenses and no income in their motherland, Myanmar migrant workers who came back home hoping to take part in the New Year celebration have to cut their stay short and Thailand to work and miss out on the Thingyan Festival in their homeland.

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1,200 Burmese Workers Lose Jobs at Thai Factory

Posted by jacobo 207 days ago Burma
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A Thai seafood processing plant will suspend its operations and will lay off about 1,200 Burmese migrant workers employed there, DVB reports.

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CPF to cut 1,200 Myanmar workers

Posted by jaypee 208 days ago Burma
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The SET-listed Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc (CPF) will stop hiring 1,196 Myanmar workers subcontracted to its shrimp-processing factory in Samut Sakhon's Muang district.

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Myanmar Begins Passport Scheme for Migrant Workers in Thailand

Posted by jaypee 213 days ago Burma
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Burma this month began a scheme to issue regular passports to migrant workers in Thailand, an embassy official in Bangkok said. The process is highly complex and rules out many who do not have the right documentation, however, and is unlikely to supplant the many brokers trading in unofficial documents.

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International Women’s Day – Refugees Show Fear and Hope

Posted by jaypee 224 days ago Burma
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Women from the largest refugee camp in Thailand’s express their concerns and dreams as the world marks international women’s day.

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