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The Rush to Enter China for Job Opportunities Amidst Turmoil

In the bustling border town of Muse, located on the China-Myanmar border, long lines of people clutching bags and belongings can be seen stretching...

Securing a Legal Work Permit: A Challenging Pursuit

"How much is a carton of eggs and a packet of instant noodles?", in a low voice, Zaw Aung asked the shopkeeper.  Zaw Aung, from...

Burmese Workers In Thailand Struggle With Increased Passport Renewal Fees From Their Embassy

The Burmese Embassy in Thailand has recently raised its service fees for passport renewal, which has created additional burdens for Burmese workers. . The increased fee...

Thailand Frees Over 100 Prisoners from Burma

Over 100 prisoners from Burma were released to Tachileik border officials by Thailand this Tuesday, December 15. A total of 105 migrant workers, who were...

Migrant Workers Cast Advance Votes in Northern Thailand

Migrant workers from Burma living in nine provinces in northern Thailand begin casting advance voting for the 2020 general election at the Myanmar Consulate...

Returning Migrant Workers Arrive in Taunggyi

By -Sai Hseng Leang Over 60 migrant workers arrived in Shan State's capital, Taunggyi, this Monday (September 21) from Mongla, in Burma's Special Region...

Chinese Border Town on Lockdown After Burmese Migrants Test Positive for COVID-19

Chinese authorities have locked down the city of Ruili in Yunnan Province after two Burmese migrants tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend. The two...

Hundreds of Returning Workers from Thailand Cross Tachilek Friendship Bridge

Several hundred migrant workers returned from the Thai border town of Mae Sai this week, with many expected to return home again soon, said...

Out Of Work, Many Crossing Burma/Thai Border Illegally

Many residents of Burma's Shan State, out of work amid a lockdown, attempted to illegally cross the border in June seeking employment in Thailand. Sai...

Tachilek Accepts Hundreds Of Migrant Workers

The Government of Burma received hundreds of returnees this Wednesday (July 8) from the Thai border town of Mae Sai. Chan Myae Saw, who is...

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