Thu, 01 Nov 2018 04:00
Migrants in Mahachai live in fear of police extortion
MYANMAR MIGRANTS in Samut Sakhon’s Mahachai district are living in terror that they may become a target of police extortion.
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
Cultural differences leave Mahachai residents unhappy
SOME Residents of Samut Sakhon’s Mahachai district, famous for its vast seafood market, are feeling a little culturally uncomfortable with their neighbours who hail from Myanmar.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:27
Thai authorities raid Aid Alliance Committee refugee home in Mahachai
Thai authorities unexpectedly raided the refugee home of Aid Alliance Committee (AAC), an organization helping Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand in Samut Sakhon province and cut water and electricity supply from the building, making over 100 migrant workers life difficult.
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 09:45
Migrants protest at Thai factory
More than 800 workers at the Golden Prize canning company in Mahachai, Thailand, have protested for violating employee rights, according to Ye Min from the Thai-based Aid Alliance Committee (AAC).
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 01:00
Mahachai to set up fish ball plant in Myanmar
MAHACHAI Food Processing Co is setting up a fish ball factory in Myanmar to serve as the company’s hub for sourcing raw fish to be processed and exported to markets around the world.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 01:00
CPN sets Bt60 bn for new malls
CENTRAL Pattana has earmarked Bt60 billion for the development of shopping complexes between this year and 2018 in five local and foreign locations, including Mahachai in Samut Sakhon and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, its first overseas project.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 01:00
Customs seize oil-smuggling tanker
Customs officials have seized an oil tanker used to try and smuggle 120,000 litres of crude oil into the country.
The oil tanker was spotted about one nautical mile off Samut Sakhon’s Mahachai district on Saturday.
Sat, 16 Jul 2016 08:22
100 Myanmar migrants fired from Thai factory
SAMUT SAKHON, THAILAND - About 100 Myanmar workers from a tuna factory in Mahachai, Thailand, have been sacked and forced out of their accommodation by their Thai employer.
Sat, 02 Jul 2016 01:00
Great care - seven days a week
Mahachai Hospital comes up with a new weekend clinic to ensure that patients enjoy timely and effective treatment
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:00
Rousing welcome for ‘Amay Suu’
Migrant Myanmar workers in Mahachai petition visiting minister to improve their working conditions.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 01:00
Mahachai Hospital pioneers weekend speciality care
WITH AN increasing number of international research studies demonstrating significant evidence of the “weekend effect” on patient outcomes and mortality, Mahachai Hospital will officially launch its “Weekend Hospital” this Sunday as a pioneering effort to
Wed, 08 Jun 2016 01:00
Suu Kyi to visit migrants in Mahachai
MYANMAR’S State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi will visit migrant workers in Mahachai again when she arrives in Thailand for an official visit this month.
Tue, 07 Jun 2016 17:51
Suu Kyi to visit migrant workers in Mahachai
MYANMAR’S State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi will visit migrant workers in Mahachai again when she arrives in Thailand for an official visit later this month.
Sat, 27 Feb 2016 01:00
Myanmar migrant workers hit hard
THE closure of small and medium-sized seafood-processing plants in Mahachai due to a supply shortage has affected not only migrant workers from Myanmar but also local business communities in the area.
Wed, 21 Oct 2015 18:04
Around 4 million voters shut out of historic Myanmar election
MAHACHAI, Thailand/NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar Oct 21 (Reuters) -When Myanmar votes next month in what has been billed as its first free and fair election in 25 years, Tun Lin, and around 4 million of his fellow citizens, won't be taking part.