Aung San Suu Kyi has apologised to supporters who stood in the rain for hours hoping to see her during her visit to Mahachai on Thursday.
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Panellists on DVB Debate discuss how to protect the millions of migrant labourers who leave Burma in search of work.
Deadline for Thailand verification extended but rights groups warn many migrants may not make it, with stateless at most risk
Up to 1,000 Burmese arrested after escaping flooding in central Thailand are being detained and struggling to access food and water
Will Burmese migrants working in Thailand receive the minimum wage as promised by the new government? And will the Kingdom be ‘flooded’ by migrants or a fear of them?
Poll finds that more than 80 percent of Thais and Malaysians believe unauthorised migrants do not deserve workplace rights
Government officials absent from major conference on migrant-sending nations, despite 10 percent of Burma travelling abroad to work
Bilateral discussion ‘fruitful’ as factory owners met list of demands from some 700 striking Burmese migrant workers near Bangkok
As international media trains its eye on happenings inside Burma, millions of migrants outside of the country appear uninterested in the vote
Up to 5000 migrants in hiding in western Thailand after police sweep factories in Mae Sot border town, arresting 750 and threatening deportation
Dec 10, 2009 (DVB), Children of migrant workers from Burma, Laos and Cambodia will soon be registered by the Thai government and eligible to enroll in school, migrant organisations have[…]
Nov 6, 2009 (DVB), Hundreds of Burmese migrant workers in a Thai border town have filed a lawsuit against their employers for allegedly failing to pay salaries, a migrant organisation[…]
Oct 7, 2009 (DVB), A recent UN human development report that takes a positive stance on migration has been welcomed by a Thai-border based Burmese migrant workers group. The UN[…]
July 13, 2009 (DVB), Burma's Rohingya minority have been excluded from verification procedures that will see greater numbers of Burmese migrants being allowed to legally work in Thailand. Burmese migrants[…]
June 26, 2009 (DVB), Burmese migrants and refugees living on the periphery of Thai society could benefit from the Thai government's new plans to strengthen its education policy for migrant[…]
Apr 1, 2009 (DVB), Two Thai-based organisations have urged the United Nations to provide assistance to Burmese migrant workers in Thailand whose labour rights were being denied by their employers.[…]
Feb 25, 2009 (DVB), A car carrying more than 30 Burmese migrant workers in Chiang Mai overturned on 20 February, killing one person and seriously injuring another. A nine-year-old girl[…]
Dec 1, 2008 (DVB), An Thailand-based organisation providing shelter, healthcare and education to HIV-positive Burmese migrant women is one of 25 community-based organisations selected to receive the Red Ribbon Award.[…]
Jul 25, 2008 (DVB), The families of 54 Burmese migrants who suffocated to death in a lorry in Thailand in April are to receive compensation from the Thai government and[…]
Surin Pitsuwan adds voice to concerns that job creation in reforming Burma will damage Thai industry reliant on migrant workers
Recent strikes by Burmese migrant workers in northeastern Thailand highlight a wider malaise in the Kingdom’s treatment of a key economic crutch