How COVID-19 Is Straining Human Rights in Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines

Stay-home orders in the Philippines didn’t work for lower-class people who rely on short term jobs for family income. They went out in 2020 despite the pandemic and despite the rules. Eventually tens of thousands were arrested and jailed in conditions that raise their risk ...

EU commits Bt80m to Unicef for protection of migrant and stateless children in Thailand

The European Union has committed more than Bt80 million to Unicef over the next three years to support efforts to strengthen policies and practice for the protection of migrant and stateless children in Thailand, Unicef said on Tuesday.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

Govt reinstates unskilled workers ban

The government’s committee on migrant labour management policy on Thursday reinstated its policy to ban migrant workers from taking up employment as unskilled labourers in Thailand. Labour Minister Adul Sangsingkeo said that only migrant workers from countries which have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) ...

Penchan Charoensuthipan

Migrant kids get chance to blossom

Three years ago, Chit Ko, a son of ethnic migrant workers, almost had to drop out of school, after his parents asked their son to start working to support the family. If they had not changed their minds, the 11-year-old Chit Ko would have ended up ...

Dumrongkiat Mala

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