Thailand's status unchanged in US trafficking report

Thailand remains in Tier 2 in the latest Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report issued by the United States, reflecting modest progress in its enforcement efforts but not enough to lift the country to Tier 1 as some officials had hoped. “The Government of Thailand does not ...

Human trafficking report 'ready'

Thailand has put together a report on its progress in combating human trafficking cases over the past year and plans to submit it to the US Department of State by early next month.Maj Gen Phatchasak Patirupanon, assistant to the spokesman for Deputy Prime Minister Prawit ...

Wassana Nanuam

Govt urged against easing labour rules

Human rights advocates are urging the government to keep up its efforts to tackle human trafficking and exploitation following its successes in improving Thailand’s international standing on the issue.Keep reading ...

Penchan Charoensuthipan

Fishing sector supports sustainable solutions to IUU fishing

Fishing sector supports sustainable solutions to IUU fishing and human trafficking. Samut Sakhon province has organized anti-IUU fishing and human trafficking activities, while Songkhla province’s fishing sector has welcomed a visit by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to study the factual situation and find sustainable solutions ...

Tarin Angskul

Thailand and Cambodia cooperate on cross border migrant workers

Protecting migrant workers rights and enhancing multi-stakeholder dialogue to prevent human trafficking between Thailand and Cambodia will be front and centre at an international conference in Siem Reap, Cambodia today, April 25.Keep reading ...

Sreypov Men

The invisible workforce

This year saw the government achieve some success in its efforts to deal with illegal migrant workers, a problem often linked with forced labour and human trafficking. In June, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha thanked the United States’ Department of State for upgrading Thailand in its ...

Penchan Charoensuthipan & Wassayos Ngamkham

Thai Union committed to help Thailand deal with sustainable fishing challenges

Thailand’s progress in promoting human rights in the fishing industry will be addressed in a panel session on modern slavery and human trafficking at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today (Sep 24) in New York.Keep reading ...

Jintana Panyaarvudh

Thailand reports progress in tackling human-trafficking and illegal fishing

Thailand has reported progress in its efforts to tackle human-trafficking and illegal fishing activities. On Wednesday, a government-appointed committee, tasked with steering the reform of public administration and chaired by Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Gen. Prawit Wongsuwon, was presented with a report on ...

Kitti Cheevasittiyanon

EU delegates informed about Thai fisheries sector efforts

Delegates from the European parliament were given a presentation on effective law enforcement and the impressive progress on labour rights protection in Thailand’s fisheries sector, as evidence of the Thai government’s true intention to achieve sustainability in the region’s fisheries sector.Keep reading ...

Draft guidelines for police to tackle human trafficking ready

Thailand is in the process of preparing the country’s first official guidelines for police to handle human-trafficking cases.The draft guidelines, which are based on information gathered from experts during a workshop early this year, are now ready as the government is treating the anti-human trafficking ...

Suriya Patathayo

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