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Sixty-five Myanmar workers return home after being trapped in Malaysia

Posted by jacobo 194 days ago Burma
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YANGON—Sixty-five of the 98 Myanmar migrant workers who were trapped in a warehouse during a conflict with Indonesian migrant workers returned from Malaysia yesterday on an Air Asia flight.

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Hong Kong Recruiters Pitch for Burmese Home Help

Posted by jacobo 195 days ago Burma
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RANGOON — A delegation of Hong Kong recruitment agencies is in Burma in an attempt to drum up interest in a proposed scheme to allow Burmese citizens to work as domestic helpers in the Chinese special administrative region.

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Myanmar Dockworkers Return From Malaysia After Brawl

Posted by jacobo 195 days ago Burma
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The Burma Embassy in Malaysia said 89 Burmese migrant laborers working in a shipyard in Miri, Borneo, are being repatriated this week, after they recently became embroiled in a fight with their fellow Indonesian dockworkers.

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International pressure on Burma, Thailand to deal with Rohingya issues

Posted by jaypee 195 days ago Burma
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Following an international statement last week calling for the Burmese government to allow immediate humanitarian access to an impoverished Rohingya refugee camp in Arakan state, US-based international watchdog Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday released a report in which it called on Thailand’s authorities to take greater care of Rohingya boatpeople

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Burma to repatriate workers from Borneo shipyard drama

Posted by jaypee 200 days ago Burma
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Twenty-one of the 97 Burmese migrant workers who had locked themselves in a warehouse at a Borneo shipyard after being set upon by a rival gang of workers are due to be flown home this weekend.

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Burma needs a practical long-term policy for the Rohingya issue

Posted by jaypee 209 days ago Burma
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Since Burma’s military junta officially ceded power to a quasi-civilian government in 2011, the country has received much praise and applause from the international community for its many reforms initiated by the new government. A series of peace talks with various ethnic armed groups have been held and ceasefire accords with most, if not all, of the m

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Myanmar workers want to go home, survey finds

Posted by jacobo 215 days ago Burma
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Most Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand would like to return home, and the country could face a shortage of over five million workers as a result by 2025, according to survey results released on Wednesday.

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Fire breaks out at Rohingya refugee camp

Posted by jaypee 220 days ago Burma
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Thirty-four wooden houses were burned down when an accidental fire ravaged a Rohingya refugee camp in Pauktaw township, Arakan State, on Thursday. No one was reported injured.

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