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Thailand’s military junta vows to arrest undocumented immigrant workers

Thai junta vows to arrest illegal migrant workers (via AFP) Thailand’s junta threatened Wednesday to arrest and deport all illegal foreign workers, as border officials reported an exodus of Cambodian migrants following last month’s military takeover. Labourers from neighbouring Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar have…  …

Saudi employers upset as labor costs soar after immigrant exodus

Saudis have begun complaining of surging labour costs following the exodus of a million foreign workers, although economists insist there will be long-term planning benefits from fully regulating the market. Professionals in the kingdom, both Saudi and expatriate, say the freelance tradesmen who used to queue for odd jobs in…