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10 Cambodian migrant laborers got injured in traffic overpass collapse in Thailand

10 Cambodian migrant laborers got injured in traffic overpass collapse in Thailand

On 25 Jan, 10 migrant laborers got injured in a traffic overpass collapse in the Muang region. Nine laborers from Cambodia and Myanmar were injured along with one migrant laborer from Thailand. They were admitted…

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As the coronavirus spread faster in the country, migrant workers in Thailand are struggling

As the coronavirus spread faster in the country, migrant workers in Thailand are struggling

Migrant Workers in Thailand: Alarming reports denounce migrants in Thailand are struggling to find work and survive after coronavirus cases in the Southeast Asian nation reached record highs, and employers imposed new restrictions. In the…

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How Migrants In Thailand Are Being Marked As Virus Carriers

How Migrants In Thailand Are Being Marked As Virus Carriers

Migrants In Thailand: After the biggest outbreak in the seafood market in Thailand in December happened, migrant workers have been finding it difficult to retain work. The stringent employee guidelines and no support from the…

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Thailand called out by UN expert to cease targeting activists and protestors on behest of the Royal Insult Law

Thailand called out by UN expert to cease targeting activists and protestors on behest of the Royal Insult Law

The UNโ€™s special rapporteur for freedom of assembly has urged the Thailand authorities to stop targeting pro-democracy protestors in the country under directives of the draconian law, and to instead open a channel for dialogue.…

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Thai Migrant Workers Die Mysterious Deaths In South Korea

Thai Migrant Workers Die Mysterious Deaths In South Korea

The Thai migrant workers are called Phi Noi or Little Ghosts in South Korea. Their lives have been made so trivial that there is no justification to their disappearance in large numbers since 2015. An…

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Thailand, Coronavirus spreads fast among migrant workers

Thailand, Coronavirus spreads fast among migrant workers

Thailand’s local community blames migrant workers for the quick spread of coronavirus across the country. According to Thai Health authorities, COVID-19 cases pass 5,000. Only yesterday, officials have reported 548 new contagions, almost all of…

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Recent arrest by Thai police exposes existing bonded slavery in its seafood industry

Recent arrest by Thai police exposes existing bonded slavery in its seafood industry

Earlier this week, Thai police reported the arrest of six people including a local mayor, for trafficking five Myanmar migrant labourers onto fishing vessels and pushing them into bonded slavery. The operation conducted by the federal…

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Taiwan employers must pay migrant workers quarantine fees

Taiwan employers must pay migrant workers quarantine fees

The Labor Ministry of Taiwan announced on Wednesday that foreign workers should notify the authorities if their owners or employment agencies require them home quarantine charges. Violators will face a severe penalty. Stockbrokers will additionally…

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Before commencing trade talks EU urged to demand tougher Thai safeguards for labor rights

Before commencing trade talks EU urged to demand tougher Thai safeguards for labor rights

Citing poor commitment from Thailand for ensuring safe working conditions for labors and ensuring safeguarding their labor rights, rights activists and groups have urged the European Union to ensure Thailand strengthens its labor laws before…

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Migrant workers in Thailand launch legal action against garment factory over unpaid below minimum daily wage

Migrant workers in Thailand launch legal action against garment factory over unpaid below minimum daily wage

Migrant workers in Thailand, mostly from neighbouring country Myanmar, have launched a legal action against a garment factory, one year after the factory was closed, demanding compensation for the lost wages which were far below…

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