A new exhibition at Rangoon’s Deitta Gallery explores the lives of Burmese migrants in Thailand.
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.
A guilty verdict for a British activist in Thailand charged with defamation for alleging ill-treatment of migrant workers at a big fruit company sets an alarming precedent, say rights groups.
A group of Burmese workers who accused their Thai former employer of forcing them to work under slave-like conditions have been awarded $48,600 in compensation.
Thailand’s Department of Employment warns employers to ensure their migrant workers register before the 29 July deadline or face harsh punishments.
Thai police oppose measures to relax regulations on migrant workers, saying they breach international immigration principles and will adversely affect Thailand’s migrant labour management.