Thailand: Two million migrant workers allowed to register ASEAN

Thailand: Two million migrant workers allowed to register

There is good news for more than two million migrant workers in Thailand after a meeting of the Committee on the Migrant Worker Management Policy agreed to allow migrant workers from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar whose work permits expire in 2019 and 2020 to renew their work permits without leaving the country.
Thai PM urges calm over new migrant labour regulation World

Thai PM urges calm over new migrant labour regulation

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha has asked the society not to overreact to the government’s new Royal Decree on Migrant Worker Management as its harsher punishments have been delayed from effect by six months.
Vietnam’s recruitment rankings published Society

Vietnam’s recruitment rankings published

The Vietnam Association of Manpower Supply on April 17 announced the results of the annual evaluation of migrant worker recruitment agencies, with 43 percent of agencies receiving a five star rating.
Free music programmes to mark Reunification Day Culture - Sports

Free music programmes to mark Reunification Day

A free new music programme at theatres, parks, universities, industrial parks and export processing zones in Ho Chi Minh City will be held regularly as part of the city's cultural activities to celebrate the country's Reunification Day on April 30.
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Hanoi hosts third ASEAN forum on migrant labour

Increasing sustainable jobs for migrant workers through information services and promoting safe and legal migration through training programmes were issues tabled for discussion on the first day of the third ASEAN forum on migrant labour in Hanoi .