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Nanchanok Wongsamuth

Thailand to improve police training to tackle human trafficking nationwide

30 Jul 2020

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thailand's top anti-trafficking cop has vowed to boost training for police nationwide to better respond to a rising number of cases of sexual exploitation and forced labour outside Bangkok.

Labour abuse fears rise for Thai migrant workers in Israel under new deal

21 Jul 2020

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thai agricultural workers in Israel will be at greater risk of labour abuses under a new partnership between the governments, advocates said, voicing concerns that the United Nations migration agency (IOM) would no longer oversee the process.

Labour abuse fears rise for Thai migrant workers in Israel under new deal

21 Jul 2020

BANGKOK, July 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thai agricultural workers in Israel will be at greater risk of labour abuses under a new partnership between the governments, advocates said, voicing concerns that the United Nations migration agency (IOM) would no longer oversee the process.

Thailand's migrant sex workers fear for the future

01 Jul 2020

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bua used to earn up to 40,000 baht ($1,300) a month as a sex worker in Thailand's northern province of Chiang Mai when the coronavirus forced entertainment venues to close, leaving her jobless.

UPDATE 1-FEATURE -Thailand's migrant sex workers fear for the future

01 Jul 2020

BANGKOK, June 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bua used to earn up to 40,000 baht ($1,300) a month as a sex worker in Thailand's northern province of Chiang Mai when the coronavirus forced entertainment venues to close, leaving her jobless.

FEATURE -Thailand's migrant sex workers fear for the future

30 Jun 2020

BANGKOK, June 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bua used to earn up to 40,000 baht ($1,300) a month as a sex worker in Thailand's northern province of Chiang Mai when the coronavirus forced entertainment venues to close, leaving her jobless.

Thai pageant for deaf LGBT+ people goes regional to fight discrimination

29 Jun 2020

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Thai beauty pageant for deaf LGBT+ people is to open up to contestants from other countries in Southeast Asia to raise regional awareness of the "double discrimination" they face.

Thai pageant for deaf LGBT+ people goes regional to fight discrimination

29 Jun 2020

BANGKOK, June 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Thai beauty pageant for deaf LGBT+ people is to open up to contestants from other countries in Southeast Asia to raise regional awareness of the "double discrimination" they face.

Thailand's tourism social enterprises help locals hit by coronavirus

23 Jun 2020

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Thai travel consultancy Local Alike saw its revenue drop to zero due to the coronavirus outbreak, it started selling products from villages through social media.

Thailand's tourism social enterprises help locals hit by coronavirus

23 Jun 2020

BANGKOK, June 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Thai travel consultancy Local Alike saw its revenue drop to zero due to the coronavirus outbreak, it started selling products from villages through social media.

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