• Mon, 25 Feb 2019 10:38
    Three Myanmar workers injured in Samut Sakhon shooting
    Three Myanmar workers were injured in a Samut Sakhon shooting on Sunday night, police said. The Muang Samut Sakhon police station was alerted of the incident at 9:30pm and officers rushed to a boarding house in Mahachai district.
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  • 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).
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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