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UN Calls on Asian Nations to Vaccinate Migrant Workers Against COVID-19
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.

In Migrant Worker Hub, Thailand Sees a Rare Coronavirus Surge
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.
COVID-19: Thailand’s Looming Second Wave
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?

Burmese Migrant Women at Risk in Thailand
November 02, 2018

Burmese Migrant Women at Risk in Thailand

By Maggi Quadrini
Discriminatory practices are holding Burmese migrant women back.

Thailand’s Migrant Workers in a Changing Legal System
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?

Thailand's Construction Nomads
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.

The Trouble With Thailand's 'Toughness' on Migrants
April 28, 2016

The Trouble With Thailand's 'Toughness' on Migrants

By Grace Guo
The firmness of the ruling junta has been counterproductive.
Thailand’s Migrant Worker Woes Exposed in Koh Tao Murder Case
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.

Thailand Won’t Send Prisoners Into The Sea
January 22, 2015

Thailand Won’t Send Prisoners Into The Sea

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Government abandons controversial plan following international furor.

The Harsh Life of Thailand’s Migrant Workers
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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