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Crackdown on migrants

Crackdown on migrants

Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra has warned 1.2 million illegal migrant workers from Cambodia,

Myanmar and Laos that they would be arrested and deported if they did not register

with the labor ministry by July 31.

More than 766,000 had already registered, including 97,000 Cambodians. The cost was

$93 each and included a medical check, medical insurance and a work permit.

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