Monday, October 31, 2011

10,000 Burmese workers go home to escape floods

More than 10,000 Burmese migrant workers in Bangkok and surrounding provinces hit 
by flooding returned to their country yesterday, provincial police said.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Burmese Police Charge 7 for Staging Land Protest

28 October 2011
RANGOON — Police in Burma have filed charges of unlawful assembly against seven 
people who staged a peaceful protest in Rangoon against land confiscation.

Thailand ‘protecting migrants’ as water rises

28 October 2011
Thailand’s labour minister says the government is working to ensure undocumented 
migrant workers can take shelter at relief centres and safely travel back to their 
home countries as the flooding crisis worsens.