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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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.Read More
When they arrived in the city a little over three years ago from Myanmar, the Rohingya refugees were hopeful of a new life and emancipation from military junta's persecution. While their new home did assuage their feelings of utter hopelessness, lack of steady employment remains a major cause for concern.Read More
All of about 1,300 Rohingya people who were detained in immigration detention centres and shelters across Thailand since January last year were deported to Burma three months ago, Thailand’s Immigration Bureau commissioner Pharnu Kerdlarpphon says.Read More
RANGOON — The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security has published an announcement in state newspapers advising Burmese workers seeking employment abroad to verify the credibility of overseas employment agencies with the ministry before committing to job offers beyond Burma’s borders.Read More