• Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:28:47
    Migrant workers cross borders for free during Songkran
    Tak Immigration Police are waiving border fees at the Mae Sot-Myawaddy checkpoint as thousands of Myanmar migrant workers return home for Songkran – or Thingyan, as it’s known there.
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  • Fri, 06 Apr 2018 08:36:09
    Facebook pressed over role in people smuggling
    A United Nations migration official called Thursday for Facebook to police its site and its WhatsApp messaging subsidiary for use by abusive human smugglers.
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  • Wed, 04 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Rohingya boat reaches Malaysia after transit halt in Krabi
    A GROUP of 56 Rohingya boat people yesterday landed in Malaysia’s Langkawi district after they left Thailand, where they were allowed to land briefly on a “humanitarian basis”.
  • Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:45:00
    Responsible buying says no to slavery: You can help
    The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAid) recently invited young Thais to help change the world by taking part in their joint campaign IOM X.
  • Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:03:20
    121 foreigners arrested in national crackdowns
    Tourist police arrested 121 foreigners on Thursday in a day-long raid which included immigration and local police forces searching 108 areas nationwide, deputy police chief Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpal said early on Friday.
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  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:59:06
    Immigration: Datin in maid abuse case on travel blacklist
    Petaling Jaya - The Datin who went missing after being found guilty of causing grievous hurt to her maid has been blacklisted from leaving the country.
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  • Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:48:06
    Sa Kaew checkpoint on alert for rabid pets from Cambodia
    As a measure to control rabies, the animal quarantine centre in Sa Kaew has been instructed to work with the provincial immigration office to tighten checks on attempts to bring in cats and dogs from Cambodia.
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  • Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:05:27
    117 foreigners arrested in nationwide crackdowns
    Tourist, immigration and other police agencies conducted searches nationwide on Wednesday and early Thursday, detaining 117 foreigners suspected of breaking the law.
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  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Tips on surviving Pattaya Immigration with your sanity intact
    Recent letters about overcrowding at the Jomtien Immigration bureau are fair up to a point. However, as regards parking, there is a huge open area opposite the building that charges a Bt40 daily fee.
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  • Tue, 06 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    The Five Commandments of Thai Immigration 
    Re: “Attitude adjustment needed for Immigration”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
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  • Mon, 05 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Attitude adjustment needed for Immigration
    As I moved slightly sideways to ask a question of an officer at a side desk, there came an aggressive shout, “Get in the line!” I felt my response should be to cringe, awaiting a lashing. But I turned to the female police officer with, “Don’t shout at me like that.”
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  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Railway reforms in Myanmar pick up steam
    Since traffic congestion in Yangon has worsened due to the rise in internal migration, Myanmar has plans to speed up its railway sector reforms from this year onwards, according to a government official.
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:00:21
    Cambodian monks arrested for ‘inappropriate’ conduct
    Chon Buri Immigration Police rounded up six Cambodian monks on Wednesday following public complaints that they allegedly asked some women to sell to construction workers the food they had obtained from alms collecting.
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  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:57:00
    Foreigner database to be ready in six months
    The Immigration Bureau and the Interior Ministry were instructed on Wednesday to speed up the implementation of a single-platform online database of foreigners entering and leaving the kingdom.
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Police ‘have not taken action’ over Shinawatras’ recent Beijing visit
    IMMIGRATION POLICE are waiting for the government and Royal Thai Police to order them to contact China regarding whether former prime ministers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra were in Bejing, commissioner Pol Lt-General Suthipong Wongpin said yesterday.
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