Thailand migrant workers
December 24, 2022
One Woman’s Journey From Persecution in Myanmar to Sex Work in Thailand
By Shivaji Das and Yolanda Yu
"I don’t know about my future. How about you? Do you know your future?"
September 16, 2021
Rethinking Social Protection Programs: Cambodian Migrant Workers Deserve Better
By Try Sophea
COVID-19 has imposed a particularly heavy burden on Southeast Asia's thousands of undocumented migrant workers.
March 11, 2021
UN Calls on Asian Nations to Vaccinate Migrant Workers Against COVID-19
By Sebastian Strangio
In many places, migrants have been disproportionately affected by the spread of COVID-19.
December 21, 2020
In Migrant Worker Hub, Thailand Sees a Rare Coronavirus Surge
By Sebastian Strangio
The COVID-19 outbreak puts a spotlight on Thailand’s large floating population of migrant workers from Myanmar.
June 01, 2020
COVID-19: Thailand’s Looming Second Wave
By Tom Fawthrop
Can Thailand avoid following in Singapore’s footsteps by upgrading its treatment of migrant workers?
November 02, 2018
Burmese Migrant Women at Risk in Thailand
By Maggi Quadrini
Discriminatory practices are holding Burmese migrant women back.
May 30, 2018
Thailand’s Migrant Workers in a Changing Legal System
By Maximillian Morch
12 months after a controversial Royal Ordinance on foreign laborers, how have things changed for Thailand’s migrant workforce?
February 07, 2017
Thailand's Construction Nomads
By Antolín Avezuela and Ana Salvá
Hundreds of migrant construction workers reside in shipping containers in the outskirts of Bangkok.
April 28, 2016
The Trouble With Thailand's 'Toughness' on Migrants
By Grace Guo
The firmness of the ruling junta has been counterproductive.
January 12, 2016
Thailand’s Migrant Worker Woes Exposed in Koh Tao Murder Case
By John Quinley III
The case is merely a symptom of a much deeper problem.
January 22, 2015
Thailand Won’t Send Prisoners Into The Sea
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Government abandons controversial plan following international furor.
December 21, 2014
The Harsh Life of Thailand’s Migrant Workers
By Mark Fenn
Two recent cases underscore just how difficult life is for migrant workers in Thailand.
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