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    Migrants brave closed borders to enter Thailand illegally

    Migrants brave closed borders to enter Thailand illegally

    Many hundreds are arrested each month trying to cross over from Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos on foot. In Thailand, the lockdown has lifted and businesses are open again. But borders haven’t opened and the thousands…

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    Embassies in Thailand won’t issue visa extension for stranded citizens

    Embassies in Thailand won’t issue visa extension for stranded citizens

    Embassies in Bangkok notified on Tuesday that they won’t be issuing any visa extension papers for their citizens in Thailand once they overstay their amnesty period during coronavirus pandemic expiring on July 31. Last week…

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    Thailand’s migrant workers in a fix amid global pandemic

    Thailand’s migrant workers in a fix amid global pandemic

    With factories shut, borders closed and people at their homes, Thailand has been in lockdown since March in a bid to contain the Coronavirus transmission. However, the lockdown has adversely impacted the livelihood of migrant…

    News
    HRW calls on Thai Government to ensure healthcare workers are properly equipped to safely carry out their duties

    HRW calls on Thai Government to ensure healthcare workers are properly equipped to safely carry out their duties

    Overall, Thailand had 2.04 health professionals working in OPS-affiliated public facilities per 1,000 population on average with a range between 0.83 and 3.98. This figure could be broken down into 0.27 for doctors, 1.56 for…