Published: February 15, 2021
A total of 654,864 foreign workers from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar have registered since January 15 to screen for Covid-19 after the online registration system closed at midnight on February 13. Personal identities will be completely recorded within April 16, Labour Minister Suchart Chomklin said.
Published: January 08, 2021
After news that Covid-19 has spread because of gambling dens and illegal migrant workers with links to gray businesses and bribery, the Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand (ACT) pointed out nine issues, warning that the problem is getting out of control.
Published: December 25, 2020
Interior Minister Anupong Paochinda said on Friday that a field hospital must be set up in Samut Sakhon’s Muang district, a hotspot of new Covid-19 cases, to separate infected patients from those who are still under investigation.
Published: December 24, 2020
Business owners are required to report the number of migrant workers they have hired, while officials from the Department of Industrial Works in each province have been instructed to keep a close eye on the state of foreign workers, Industry Minister Suriya Juangroongruangkit said on Thursday.
Published: December 23, 2020
The large number of foreign tourists visiting each year includes a large group that has started to look at condominiums to buy, so they can have a place to stay when they visit Phuket.Some also sought additional rental income when they were not in residence.
Published: August 01, 2020
As coronavirus cases explode at U.S. farms and food factories, the foreign migrants who pick fruit, clean seafood and sort vegetables are getting trapped in tightly packed bunkhouses where illness spreads like wildfire. Often, they can't leave -- unless they're willing to risk deportation.