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Myanmar profits off Rohingya exodus

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Burma
http://www.irrawaddy.org —

MYINT HLUT — The small wooden boats leave the shores of western Burma nearly every day, overloaded with desperate Rohingya Muslims who are part of one the largest boat exoduses in Asia since the Vietnam War.

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Migrant children face perils

Posted by jaypee 122 days ago Burma
http://www.bangkokpost.com —

A decade after Dey fled the hardship of his war-torn home village in Myanmar's Shan state with his ethnic Tai parents, his life is still not free of difficulties.

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Myanmar workers to work in casinos, factories in Macau

Posted by jacobo 122 days ago Burma
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com —

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 133 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 129 days ago Burma
http://www.bangkokpost.com —

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 133 days ago Burma
http://www.bnionline.net —

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 154 days ago Burma
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com —

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 161 days ago Burma
http://www.dvb.no —

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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