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Migrant workers told to register or face deportation

Posted by jaypee 35 days ago Thailand
http://www.nationmultimedia.com — All migrant workers in the fishing industry are required to register by the end of this month, the Ministry of Labour has announced.

The ministry said all migrant workers in the fishing industry have to register themselves to receive a proper work permit before March 31, as presently there are only 47,000 registered migrant workers in the fisheries sector, Thai National News Bureau repo Read More

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Trat trawler operators moving to Koh Kong | Bangkok Post: news

Posted by jaypee 35 days ago Thailand
http://www.bangkokpost.com —

TRAT - Fishing boat operators in this easternmost province are moving to adjacent Koh Kong province in Cambodia because they cannot survive in business in Thailand, senior officials admit. Many factors,...

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Migrant workers in fishery required to register in time

Posted by jaypee 44 days ago Thailand
http://www.pattayamail.com —

BANGKOK,(NNT) – All migrant workers in fishing industry are required to register by the deadline within this month otherwise lawsuits will be filed against them.

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Civic groups urge Asean to strengthen labour rights

Posted by jaypee 163 days ago Thailand
http://www.bangkokpost.com —

Civic groups are demanding stronger legal help for migrant workers after finding their access to labour rights is still being "limited" by the practices of Southeast Asian countries. The Asean Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers, known as the Cebu Declaration, was ratified by Asean members in the Philippines' province of Ceb

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Illegal Thai workers in South Korea warned to come home

Posted by jaypee 186 days ago Thailand
http://www.bangkokpost.com —

Thai people still working illegally in South Korea have been warned to leave voluntarily before the end of the year to avoid arrest and being blacklisted. Singhadet Chu-amnart, director-general of the...

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Migrant worker registration deadline pushed forward, again

Posted by jaypee 258 days ago Thailand
http://www.phuketgazette.net —

PHUKET: The deadline for illegal migrant workers to register in Phuket has been extended until the end of August, officials confirmed yesterday.

According to the original schedule, the registration was to have finished by the end of July (story here).

Launched in April, the registration campaign is part of a nationwide push to legalize unregistered migrants from Mya

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Over one million foreign migrant workers are expected to register with Labour Ministry

Posted by jaypee 270 days ago Thailand
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Over 960,000 foreign migrant workers have registered with the Labour Ministry since April 1 and the number is expected to surpass one million as the deadline for registration ends today.


According to the Labour Employment Department, altogether 965,203 migrant workers from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar have registered since April 1 until July 27th.

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Last-call-illegal-migrant-workers-register

Posted by jaypee 281 days ago Thailand
http://www.phuketgazette.net —

PHUKET: Immigration officials are calling on employers of illegal migrant workers to register their employees before a grace period ends this month.

"At least 20,000 foreign laborers, predominantly Myanmar nationals, have registered at Phuket's 'one-stop center' since it began accepting applications on April 1, so they can be properly registered and issued with work permits,&rd

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