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Nearly 200 Burmese migrants confined to a field hospital in Samut Sakhon were discharged Tuesday after being cleared of their coronavirus infections.

Samut Sakhon Stadium Field Hospital to Close Jan. 14 as Province’s Covid-19 Outbreak Ebbs

Nearly 200 Burmese migrants confined to a field hospital in Samut Sakhon were discharged Tuesday after being cleared of their coronavirus infections. The 180 patients...
Workers process skipjack tuna at a Thai Union Frozen Products packaging plant in Samut Sakhon

914 or 69? Tuna Giant Thai Union Distorts Massive Coronavirus Outbreak at Samut Sakhon...

UPDATE: Provincial health officials contradict world's largest tuna canner, which claimed only 69 workers contracted coronavirus
People walk through Lumphini Park in Bangkok

Signs of Progress as Thailand’s Local Coronavirus Cases Drop to 82

Putting aside 439 newly confirmed cases among Samut Sakhon migrant workers, Thailand’s Tuesday coronavirus report offered a glimmer of hope the second-wave could end...
Trucks evacuate hundreds of coronavirus-infected migrant workers from a Samut Sakhon seafood-market dormitory Jan. 4, taking them to a local stadium where a 500-bed field hospital has been set up.

Covid-19 Second Wave Raises Tide of Xenophobia in Thailand

Migrant workers from Myanmar are among the most heavily impacted groups in Thailand as the country continues to grapple with a second wave of...
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Fueled by Migrant Cases, Thailand Reports 745 New Coronavirus Cases

Thailand, as expected, broke its daily record for coronavirus infections, adding 745 cases to the country’s Covid-19 tally, with 505 of them coming from...
Myanmar Ambassador Myo Myint Than visited Burmese workers restricted to Samut Sakhon Province to boost their morale as they await Covid-19 tests.

Myanmar Ambassador Visits Confined Burmese Workers in Samut Sakhon

Myanmar Ambassador Myo Myint Than visited Burmese workers restricted to Samut Sakhon Province to boost their morale as they await Covid-19 tests. The ambassador and...
Tighter controls at the Betong border checkpoint in Yala.

Thailand to Prosecute Corrupt, Negligent Border Officers for Permitting Illegal Immigration

The National Security Council will punish officials who allowed illegal migrants sneak into the country. Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said Monday the NSC was...
Burmese migrant workers are confined to dormitories in Samut Sakhon now protected with razor-wire fencing.

Prayut Orders Plans for New Thailand Lockdown as Covid-19 Cases Jump by 382

Coronavirus cases linked to a Samut Sakhon shrimp market soared beyond 800 Monday as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered the Public Health Ministry draw...
Long lines formed Sunday for free coronavirus tests in Samut Sakhon.

Bangkok Cancels New Year’s as Coronavirus Cases Rise to 688 in Samut Sakhon

Thailand’s public-health leaders are downplaying the risk of a coronavirus second wave, but Bangkok officials apparently don’t believe it, canceling all official New Year’s...
Mahachai Central Fresh Shrimp Seafood Market Samut Sakhon Thailand Coronavirus Covid-19-3

Thailand Stares Down 2nd Wave, Hoping Coronavirus Can Be Contained to Samut Sakhon

From 1 to 13 to 548 cases, Covid-19 is back in Thailand. Will it be a Singapore-style outbreak or mass spread and lockdowns?
Mahachai Central Fresh Shrimp Seafood Market Samut Sakhon Thailand Coronavirus Covid-19-3

Thailand Again Scapegoats Burmese, with Razor Wire, Calls for Reporting of ‘Illegals’

It's not the first, nor will be the last, time Thais blame Myanmar neighbors for own failings
Migrant workers wait in immigration queues in Samut Sakhon Thailand.

Visa-Extension Deal to Allow Foreign Workers to Remain in Thailand Through 2021

Burmese, Cambodian and Laotian workers currently in Thailand  will be allowed to remain in the country until the end of 2021 under a new...
Six Burmese nationals were caught Sept. 8 trying to sneak into Thailand.

Thailand’s Closed Borders Fueling Crisis in Neighboring Countries

Thailand’s closed borders are not only causing misery for Thais dependent upon tourism, they’re fueling a crisis in Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar, as well. After...
Cambodians Arrested after Sneaking in for Jobs

Legally or Not, Cambodian Workers Returning to Thailand

500 legal workers OK'd to enter Chanthaburi Tuesday even as 12 others arrested in Sa Kaeo.
Burmese workers from Saha Farms enjoyed a trip to Phetchabun, until they were subjected to a racist attack online.

Burmese Tourists Hit By Racist Attack as Covid-Panicked Thais Ratchet Up Demonization of Foreigners

Legal Saha Farms migrant workers subjected to Thai tirade in Phetchabun
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Expat Bringing Covid-19 Back to Thailand as Health Minister Frets Over Migrants

With Thailand allowing more expats to return, the number of foreigners infected with the coronavirus continues to rise. This weekend saw American and Ethiopian nationals...
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Despite Labor Shortage, Disease-Control Chief Wants Myanmar Workers Banned After Rakhine Outbreak

Even as construction projects shut down and fishing fleets drop anchor amid an acute labor shortage, Thailand’s Bureau of General Communicable Diseases is proposing...
Filipino Teacher at Chulalonngkorn University Thailand Bangok

3,000 Foreign Teachers Set to Arrive in Thailand Amid Xenophobic Backlash

More than 3,000 foreign teachers, most of them from the Philippines, will be allowed to re-enter Thailand as the government continues to ease border...
Masks and social distancing are few and far to be seen every night at Bangkok's Artbox on Sukhumvit Road.

Thailand’s 2nd Wave is Coming: Vietnam Proves It

Obvious parallels of open economy, waning mask use, more domestic tourism and rising illegal immigration make new Thai outbreak a matter of when, not if.
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Thailand Cracks Open Border Again as It Reports 6 New Covid-19 Cases

Thailand on Wednesday reported six quarantined coronavirus cases as it prepares to crack open the borders again to allow migrant workers and select groups...