The three men were rescued from a Chonburi dock after their boat returned to shore.
Andy Hall, a British activist who campaigns for the rights of Burmese migrant workers in Thailand, faces final hearing in defamation suit on Monday.
Thailand, Japan and Burma effectively launched the US$50 billion industrial zone that will have a deep impact on trade and investment in Southeast Asia.
Official settlements should be created, says Pol-Gen Somyot, while policy chief says issue is “international responsibility”.
Thailand’s prime minister has a responsibility to clean up Thai labour laws, and press for a solution to the Rohingya crisis on Burmese soil.