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Myanmar workers to work in casinos, factories in Macau

Posted by jacobo 199 days ago Burma
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Myanmar workers will be sent to work in casinos and factories in Macau, Min Hlaing, chairman of the Overseas Employment Agency Federation, said on Saturday.

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Migrant school educates a new generation from Burma

Posted by jacobo 200 days ago Burma
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The chatter of four teenaged Buddhist monks dressed in bright saffron robes breaks the silence of the morning peace, as they walk hand in hand the short distance from the Wat Nong Bua Burapha temple to a cluster of ramshackle buildings known as the New Blood School.

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Myanmar to help screen workers

Posted by jacobo 206 days ago Burma
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The Myanmar government has promised full cooperation in verifying the nationality of Myanmarese workers in Thailand.

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Passports required for Temporary Residence in Thailand will only be issued by the Burmese Embassy in Bangkok

Posted by jacobo 210 days ago Burma
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In order to receive Temporary Residential Status “Tor Ror 38/1” (TR.38/1) from the Thai government, Burmese migrant workers must submit supporting documents and a passport proving they are Burmese citizens. The Burmese embassy in Bangkok is the only office from which Burmese migrants can obtain such documents.

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Language barriers key problem in trafficking battle

Posted by jacobo 210 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 232 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 238 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 239 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