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Miserable life of foreign children detained in Thailand: HRW

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Thailand

The report titled "Two Years with No Moon, Immigration Detention of Children in Thailand" claims Thailand holds thousands of migrant children in detention each year. It details dozens of cases after HRW interviewed affected children and parents.

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Children of migrant detainees not mistreated: Thailand

Posted by jaypee 20 days ago Thailand
http://www.channelnewsasia.com — In an interview with Channel NewsAsia on Friday (Sep 12), Thai authorities rejected claims made by an international human rights group that it is mistreating thousands of children being held in immigration detention centres across the country. Read More
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Govt to create jobs for 4.4m Myanmar migrants in Thailand, Malaysia

Posted by jaypee 18 days ago Burma
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com —

So, the Myanmar government plans to create job opportunities for these people in local areas. Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Brig-Gen Kyaw Zan Myint made this remark in parliament at Nay Pyi Taw on Friday.

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Myanmar Supends Work Permits for Maids Going to Singapore

Posted by jaypee 18 days ago Burma
http://www.thejakartaglobe.com —

Yangon. Myanmar has temporarily banned its women from working as maids in Singapore due to concerns over abuse and exploitation, an employment body in Yangon said on Saturday.

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NCPO mulls border shakeup

Posted by jaypee 17 days ago Thailand
http://www.bangkokpost.com —

Thai labour authorities are designing new regulations that would allow workers from neighbouring countries to enter Thailand and legally work in border areas without passports.

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80 per cent of human trafficking cases linked to China

Posted by jaypee 17 days ago Burma
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com —

This year the Myanmar-China Border Relations Office has handed over 61 human trafficking victims — one male and 60 females – to Myanmar officials. A further 28 victims — 19 males and nine females — were handed over to Myanmar officials at the Myanmar-Thai border anti-human trafficking office.

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Myanmar Relies on Foreign Investments to Draw Migrants, Refugees

Posted by jaypee 17 days ago Burma
http://www.rfa.org —

Myanmar authorities are banking on foreign investments to generate jobs in a bid to woo back some of the country’s nearly 10 million migrant workers from neighboring countries.

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Issuing MRP to 1.5 million migrants in KSA uncertain

Posted by jaypee 15 days ago Bangladesh
http://www.dhakatribune.com —

Issuing machine readable passports (MRPs) to around 1.5 million Bangladeshi migrant workers in Saudi Arabia has become uncertain as the Malaysian outsourcing company, which was given the job, could not start the pilot project yet.

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