Apr 11, 2017 08:02 PM
Author: International Labour Organization (ILO)
Category: Project and Programme
Burma News International, 29 March 2017 - Thailand has announced a Thingyan gift for Myanmar migrant workers. Those heading home for the April holiday can do so without paying travel fees, and without fear of arrest, according to a recent decree.
Eleven Myanmar, 25 March 2017 - More and more middle-aged Myanmar nationals are migrating to other countries, despite the Myanmar New Year getting closer, chairperson of Joint Action Committee for Myanmar Citizens Moe Kyo has said.
My Republica, 20 March 2017 - Deepak Adhikari of Mijure VDC-2 in Kaski has been selling sweat in Malaysia. The low pay apart, the living condition for this blue-collar worker is not decent. He feels suffocation in sharing the room with 15 other migrant workers in what he describes no less than an 'open jail'.
Jakarta Post, Indonesia, 19 March 2017 - Indonesia is intensifying its efforts to protect migrant workers in Malaysia, as indicated by a visit to Penang and Johor by Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi this week.