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Language barriers key problem in trafficking battle

Posted by jacobo 174 days ago Burma
A COMMUNICATION barrier appears to be one of the key issues faced by government officials trying to help Myanmar migrants working in Samut Sakhon's fishing industry, according to recent research. Read More
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34 Myanmar nationals arrested for illegal entry

Posted by jacobo 195 days ago Burma
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The Thai police have arrested 34 Myanmar nationals who have paid Thai traffickers for their way into Thailand.

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Burmese maids in Singapore need more protection, migrant worker group says

Posted by jacobo 202 days ago Burma
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With more than 35,000 Burmese domestic workers in Singapore, the Singaporean and Burmese governments must do more to ensure that these women do not face abusive conditions in homes, a representative from a migrant worker advocacy group said.

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Myanmar to sign agreement with China on migrant workers

Posted by jacobo 202 days ago Burma
A memorandum of understanding will be signed allowing Myanmar migrants to work legally in China, said Min Hlaing, chairperson of the Overseas Employment Service Entrepreneurs Association. Read More
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Illegal immigrants arrested on Myanmar-China border

Posted by jacobo 205 days ago Burma
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The immigrants were arrested in June and charged for entering the country illegally, while in China similar crackdowns on illegal Myanmar workers was taking place.

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Burmese Migrant Workers Required to Obtain Passports after Receiving TR. 38/1 Residential Status

Posted by jacobo 208 days ago Burma
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Lyon – Thailand’s military government, the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), has announced that all migrant workers in Thailand are required to obtain a temporary passport after receiving “Tor Ror 38/1” (TR. 38/1) temporary residential status.

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Crackdown on fake passport applications

Posted by jacobo 236 days ago Burma
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Passports will not be issued to Myanmar workers who apply for them in Thailand with fake documents, the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Affairs has warned.

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Thailand’s Military Coup A Headache For Migrant Workers

Posted by jacobo 238 days ago Burma
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Migrant workers from Burma are finding that life has just become much more complicated following Thailand’s military coup on May 22, with the military closing border crossings and a nationwide curfew disrupting their travel.

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