Nearly 1,200 migrant workers from Burma will be laid off in April by Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc, a seafood processing company based in Samut Sakhon, Thailand.
Many Burmese migrants work in the dock in Mahachai, Thailand. Many of them are poor and dream of one day returning home. But many of them also enjoy new freedoms that were taboo in their own country, including sexual experimentation and multiple partners.
Over 100 Burmese migrants return to Burma from Malaysia, after clashes in Kuala Lumpur’s suburbs in the last month left at least four Burmese dead.
A landslide at a limestone factory in Thailand’s Petchaboon province has killed three people, including two Burmese migrants. Authorities say two people are still missing and one is seriously injured.