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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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CPF to cut 1,200 Myanmar workers

Posted by jaypee 117 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 migrant workers coming home for Thingyan return to work

Posted by jaypee 115 days ago Burma
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Due to high daily expenses and no income in their motherland, Myanmar migrant workers who came back home hoping to take part in the New Year celebration have to cut their stay short and Thailand to work and miss out on the Thingyan Festival in their homeland.

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Myanmar Workers ‘Prefer Abuse in Thailand to Jobs Back Home’

Posted by jaypee 104 days ago Burma
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Large-scale commercial building projects in Rangoon are reportedly being delayed by a shortage of skilled labor because Burmese workers still prefer jobs in Thailand.

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Myanmar workers caught using fake passports

Posted by jaypee 103 days ago Burma
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TAK - Four Myanmar workers were caught using fake passports to board a Nok Air flight at Mae Sot airport on Thursday, police said.

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Myanmar Opens Shelter for Human Trafficking Victims

Posted by jaypee 88 days ago Burma
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Burmese officials have opened a new temporary shelter to support victims of human trafficking who were rescued or have escaped and are now preparing to return home.

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Thai, Burmese labour officials pledge to protect migrant workers

Posted by jacobo 75 days ago Burma
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Burmese and Thai labour officials held a high-level meeting on 7 May in Bangkok where they agreed to cooperate and provide full labour rights to Burmese migrants, with additional pledges to protect the estimated one to two million Burmese in Thailand from elements such as extortion and employment scams.

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IOM to open migrant worker centres in Myanmar

Posted by jaypee 72 days ago Burma
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will be opening Migrant Resource Centres in Yangon, Magway and Mawlamyaing in June to help educate workers and provide essential skills. Read More