Thailand moves to enforce restrictions on the kinds of jobs foreigners can do as more Thais come to view migrants as competitors in a weak economy.
Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi told her Thai counterpart that her government would not let Bangkok shoulder the burden of caring for Burmese migrants alone.
The explosion on Thursday killed six Burmese workers in Thailand, while an accident on Friday morning claimed the lives of two more migrants.
The agreement was concluded on a recent visit to Burma by Labour Minister Gen Sirichai Distakul.
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