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Adhoc sees ongoing illegal migration

A rights group has noticed ongoing illegal migration into Thailand through unofficial border gates in Banteay Meanchey province, citing the lack of market for agricultural products and demand for labour inside the country. ...

Pav Suy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50303628/adhoc-sees-ongoing-illegal-migration/

Migrant workers rescued from Thai lockup

Thai police have rescued 65 Cambodians, including five children, from a two-story shop house near Rong Kluea market in Sakeo province where they had been locked up for three days.​ ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37778/migrant-workers-rescued-from-thai-lockup/

Families complain over visas

Three families lodged complaints with authorities in Banteay Meanchey on Monday, requesting that action be taken against a recruitment firm that sent their family members to work in Thailand on tourist visas, a move that subsequently led to their arrest. Leng Yen, a monitor with ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-complain-over-visas

Passport Posts A Go

Cambodia is making plans to open passport offices along its border with Thailand in a bid to cut down on illegal migration, Interior Minister Sar Kheng announced yesterday. Speaking at the close of a migration workshop, Kheng said that officials are already preparing to open a ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013032964787/National/passport-posts-a-go.html

Hun Sen Warns of Labor Shortage, Praises Japanese Investment

Cambodia is facing a grave labor shortage due to the large number of workers seeking jobs in Thailand, Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday, urging employers to help reduce illegal migration by improving working conditions at home. Mr. Hun Sen also applauded growing Japanese investment in ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Hundreds of illegal migrants return

Nearly 450 Cambodians who were illegally working in Thailand were repatriated across the Battambang province border on Saturday in one of the largest one-day operations along that border, officials said yesterday. Thai authorities had rounded up the 447 workers, who were busted without the required paperwork, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012091058599/National-news/hundreds-of-illegal-migrants-repatriated-to-cambodia.html

Calls for re-evaluation of short-term workers

Almost 120,000 Cambodians who illegally crossed into neighbouring countries in search of work were repatriated during 2011, new figures from the Ministry of Interior have revealed, prompting a senior ministry official to call for a re-evaluation of how Cambodian workers are treated abroad. Chou Bun Eng, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012013054217/National-news/calls-for-re-evaluation-of-short-term-workers.html

After Thai floods, flow of migrant labor soars

Thailand’s ongoing recovery efforts from recent flooding have led to a resurgence in the country’s demand for labor, resulting in a record number of Cambodian migrants crossing the border in search of work, officials and experts said yesterday. Ouk Keorattanak, Banteay Manteay provincial deputy administration chief, ...

Cambodia to send labour to Qatar

The government has approved Qatar as a destination for the growing number of Cambodian labourers seeking employment overseas. Workers will not be recruited for housekeeping services, however, private sector officials said. The abuse of maids in Malaysia – many of whom were reportedly under-aged – has ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011121253300/Business/cambodia-to-send-labour-to-qatar.html

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