Thursday, November 03, 2011
1 November 2011
Some 1,000 Burmese factory workers have been laid off at the Thai-Burmese border
after a shortage of materials due to floods in central Thailand forced 10 factories to
close over the past week.
2 November 2011
BANGKOK—“They are using the opportunity to exploit workers,” says Aung, slamming Thai
immigration officials and Burmese brokers for extorting Burmese migrants fleeing Thailand's
worst flooding for half-a-century. “I have never seen anything as bad as this,” he added.