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Myanmar migrants’ welfare needs attention on Thai PM visit: rights group

Posted by jaypee 14 days ago Burma
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The welfare of Myanmar migrants will be one of the issues on the agenda when Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha meets with his counterpart President U Thein Sein in Nay Pyi Taw on October 9.

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Myanmar workers to work in casinos, factories in Macau

Posted by jacobo 67 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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Language barriers key problem in trafficking battle

Posted by jacobo 77 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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Myanmar to help screen workers

Posted by jacobo 74 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 77 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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34 Myanmar nationals arrested for illegal entry

Posted by jacobo 99 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 106 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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Illegal immigrants arrested on Myanmar-China border

Posted by jacobo 109 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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