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Burma to repatriate workers from Borneo shipyard drama

Posted by jaypee 111 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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CPF to cut 1,200 Myanmar workers

Posted by jaypee 28 days ago Burma
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The SET-listed Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc (CPF) will stop hiring 1,196 Myanmar workers subcontracted to its shrimp-processing factory in Samut Sakhon's Muang district.

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Myanmar Begins Passport Scheme for Migrant Workers in Thailand

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago Burma
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Burma this month began a scheme to issue regular passports to migrant workers in Thailand, an embassy official in Bangkok said. The process is highly complex and rules out many who do not have the right documentation, however, and is unlikely to supplant the many brokers trading in unofficial documents.

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International Women’s Day – Refugees Show Fear and Hope

Posted by jaypee 44 days ago Burma
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Women from the largest refugee camp in Thailand’s express their concerns and dreams as the world marks international women’s day.

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Rohingya refugees living without hope

Posted by jaypee 52 days ago Burma
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When they arrived in the city a little over three years ago from Myanmar, the Rohingya refugees were hopeful of a new life and emancipation from military junta's persecution. While their new home did assuage their feelings of utter hopelessness, lack of steady employment remains a major cause for concern.

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All 1,300 Rohingyas now deported to Burma, says Thai official

Posted by jaypee 69 days ago Burma
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All of about 1,300 Rohingya people who were detained in immigration detention centres and shelters across Thailand since January last year were deported to Burma three months ago, Thailand’s Immigration Bureau commissioner Pharnu Kerdlarpphon says.

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Thousands of Myanmar migrant workers come back from Thailand

Posted by jaypee 73 days ago Burma
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Thousands of Myanmar migrant workers have returned to their country over the recent  days due to Thailand’s political unrest, according to sources.

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For Burmese Migrants, Labor Ministry Urges Due Diligence

Posted by jaypee 76 days ago Burma
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RANGOON — The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security has published an announcement in state newspapers advising Burmese workers seeking employment abroad to verify the credibility of overseas employment agencies with the ministry before committing to job offers beyond Burma’s borders.

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