Saturday, November 05, 2011

Floods Force Evacuation of Bangkok Migrant Shelter

4 November 2011
NAKHOM PATHOM, THAILAND —Thailand's government announced on Friday afternoon 
that almost 500 mostly Burmese migrant workers will be evacuated to Ratchaburi, 
west of the capital of Bangkok, tomorrow morning.

Burma aids migrants amid Thai controversy

4 November 2011
Burma’s embassy in Thailand has begun issuing temporary passports to migrants 
fleeing extensive flooding as reports continue to surface of Thai police arresting 
thousands as they try to cross back into Burma.