Furtive crossers

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The Bangkok Post

The easing of the Covid-19 pandemic has sent demand for migrant workers resurging and “MoU-centric” labour imports are back on the table. However, parties concerned are not confident that importing workers from Myanmar, who at 75% make up the largest slice of the migrant workers’ market, will be as smooth as before. Negotiations with Nay Pyi Taw to renew a memorandum of understanding (MoU) surrounding labour imports changed after the coup in Myanmar in February while the pandemic has also complicated labour import procedures. Despite those problems, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administra…

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