Thailand urges deported workers to return

Migrant labourers without paperwork were deported during flood crisis, but now Bangkok wants them back.

    Thailand's migrant workforce is being encouraged to return after the mass deportations that a flooding disaster in which many migrants lost their paperwork.

    Although the absence of foreign workers has created a labour shortage in some areas, experts are concerned the returning migrants may be vulnerable to exploitation.

    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Nakhon Pathom province.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    The War in October: What Happened in 1973?

    The War in October: What Happened in 1973?

    Al Jazeera examines three weeks of war from which both Arabs and Israelis claimed to emerge victorious.