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Border security stepped up to prevent smuggling of foreign labourers

The Ranong provincial administration has joined forces with six other agencies to strengthen the guarding of the province's border in an attempt to prevent the smuggling of foreign workers and Rohingyas into the kingdom, the governor said Monday. Ranong Governor Pirasak Hinmuangkao, who is also the director of the Ranong office

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Thai military unveils plan to stop Rohingya landings

PHUKET: Region 4 of the Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) has formulated a “Protecting the Andaman” strategy to prevent Rohingya boat people from illegally entering Thailand in Ranong, Phuket and other Andaman Coastal provinces. Maj Gen Manas Khongpanin, director of the ISOC region, revealed that the security plan is to

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Phuket police detain over 60 ethnic Rohingyas after boat aground

PHUKET, Feb 26 - The police in this southern resort province of Phuket detained 65 ethnic Rohingyas from Myanmar after their boat was damaged by strong waves and washed aground in the provincial seat. The ethnic minorities looked exhausted when they were found wandering about asking for food from local people. Read

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More Rohingya Boatpeople Reported to be Sailing South

MORE boatpeople are reported to be sailing south as doubts are being cast on Thailand's version of how 91 Rohingya who originally landed in Thailand ended up 700 kilometres away in Indian territory. The boatload of men and boys first landed on the Andaman coast, south of Phuket, before being trucked

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