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Over 1,800 foreigners have been arrested for working illegally in the Kingdom in the past ten months

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BANGKOK – Over 1,800 foreigners have been arrested for allegedly doing prohibited jobs in Thailand, a senior government official said on Wednesday.

Employment Department Director General Phetcharat Sin-auy said a total of 1,819 foreigners have been arrested throughout the country. From last October until this month for allegedly doing jobs which are legally prohibited to them and only reserved for Thais.

Of that total, 1,518 foreigners have already been deported to their home country.

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