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  1. AEC threat to private schoolsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Nation

    INCREASINGLY fierce competition from the upcoming Asean Economic Community could drive between 10 and 30 per cent of Thai private schools out of business, a study has suggested. Conducted by the Office of the Private Education Commission and the Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University, the study seeks to assess impacts from the upcoming AEC.

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  2. Handling of Rohingya issue was embarrassingRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | The Nation

    Things appear to be moving in the right direction with regard to the plight of the Rohingya boat people. But it took Thailand some time before the government came to this juncture.

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  3. Boat by boat, how 3,000 stranded migrants reached landAP Photo/Tatan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | TheCourier.com

    More than 3,000 migrants abandoned by human traffickers have been rescued or washed ashore this month in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.

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  4. Act nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Bangkok Post

    Thailand must turn the Rohingya crisis into an opportunity to rid itself of the human trafficking stigma. So much is at stake if it fails to grasp this moment.

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  5. The Smiling Seahorse Awarded 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of ExcellenceRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | PR.com

    Recognized as a Top Performing Dive Centre in the Region as Reviewed by Travelers on the World's Largest Travel Site Ranong, Thailand, May 22, 2015 -- -- The Smiling Seahorse, a French run scuba diving company operating dive cruises in Thailand and Myanmar today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor.

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  6. Sick of IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Bangkok Post

    Some of the 42 Thai fishermen, now waiting on Tual island in Indonesia for passage home. While they say they are not human trafficking victims, they are unemployed, not allowed to fish, and waiting for someone to help them get home.

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  7. Indonesia And Malaysia Agree to Care for Stranded MigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Scoop

    Migrants, at least some of whom are thought to be Rohingyas from Myanmar, wait at a shelter in Matang Raya village, Baktya, in northern Aceh in Indonesia after being rescued at sea. Image: Reza Juanda/France24 Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to take in thousands of migrants stranded at sea until they can be sent home or resettled in a third country , in the first official action by Southeast Asian nations to try to resolve a crisis well into its second week.

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  8. 'Boat people' crisis a test for ASEAN's humanitarian resolveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | AlertNet

    Migrants aboard a boat tethered to a Thai navy vessel, in waters near Koh Lipe island, Thailand, May 16, 2015. REUTERS/Olivia Harris LONDON, May 18 - Just days after Cyclone Nargis devastated Myanmar in 2008, Surin Pitsuwan, then secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations , swiftly called on its member states to provide urgent humanitarian aid to the survivors.

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  9. A test of humanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Bangkok Post

    Migrants are seen aboard a boat tethered to a Thai navy vessel off Koh Lipe last week. Former Malaysian foreign minister argues in this commentary that all of Asean and the UN offer the only reliable way out of the crisis.

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  10. BANGKOK: 'Boat people' crisis a test for AseanRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Asia News Network

    Endemic poverty in the Rakhine state - the Cox's Bazar region on either side of the Myanmar-Bangladesh border where it meets the Bay of Bengal - afflicts local people across the board. But activists say it is Myanmar's "one step forward, two steps back" policy in dealing with the long-running Rohingya issue in Rakhine that is driving the near-destitute minority Muslim people to leave in increasing numbers.

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  11. Boats with migrants will be guided away: IsocRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Nation

    THAILAND will guide away boats with migrants on board found outside Thai waters or accept migrants after their boats enter Thai waters and repatriate them later, while sick boat people will be treated by medical personnel, the Internal Security Operations Command announced yesterday. Bodies found in Thai waters will be retrieved and identified, said Isoc spokesman Colonel Banphot Phoolphian, and migrants of all nationalities would be treated based on international humanitarian standards.

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  12. Roots of migrant problem lie in colonialismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Star Online

    OVER the centuries, millions have made the perilous journey from South Asia across the Bay of Bengal to South-East Asia in search of trade, employment and a better life sometimes voluntarily, sometimes driven or forced by circumstances. Every year, thousands of the near-A destitute, usually stateless A minority Rohingyas on both sides of the MyanmarA -Bangladesh border and poor Bangladeshis too board smugglers' boats for a few US dollars or even free of charge, having been told they can pay later.

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  13. 1,000 land in Asian migrant crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Independent.ie

    More than 1,000 people fleeing persecution in Burma and poverty in Bangladesh have landed in south-east Asia, describing killings, extortion and near-starvation after a harrowing journey at sea. An increasingly alarmed United Nations warned against "floating coffins" and urged regional leaders to put human lives first.

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  14. An Asean tragedy that's costing lives and sufferingRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | The Nation

    They call it the chaos theory. An arbitrarily small change in initial conditions can cause a significant difference in the future.

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  15. 1,000 migrants land in Indonesia, Thailand in growing crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Item

    More than 1,000 people fleeing persecution in Myanmar and poverty in Bangladesh came ashore in different parts of Southeast Asia on Friday, becoming the latest migrants to slip into countries that have made it clear they are not welcome. Weak, hungry and dehydrated, most of the migrants were crammed onto three boats that Indonesian fisherman towed ashore, while another 106 people were found on a Thai island Thursday and brought to the mainland, authorities said.

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  16. 1,000 Rohingya refugees sneak into Indonesia, ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - More than 1,000 migrants came ashore in different parts of Indonesia and Thailand on Friday, becoming the latest refugees to slip into Southeast Asian countries that have made it clear the boat people are not welcome. Weak, hungry and dehydrated, most of the migrants were crammed onto three boats that Indonesian fisherman towed ashore in Aceh province and North Sumatra, while another 106 people were found on a Thai island Thursday and brought to the mainland Friday, authorities said.

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  17. More than 1,000 migrants land in Indonesia and Thailand in growing regional crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Brandon Sun

    More than 1,000 people fleeing persecution in Myanmar and poverty in Bangladesh came ashore in different parts of Southeast Asia on Friday, becoming the latest migrants to slip into countries that have made it clear they are not welcome. Weak, hungry and dehydrated, most of the migrants were crammed onto three boats that Indonesian fisherman towed ashore, while another 106 people were found on a Thai island Thursday and brought to the mainland, authorities said.

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  18. 106 suspected Rohingya found on Koh Ree, northwest of PhuketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Nation

    More than 100 suspected Rohingya were found Thursday's night on Koh Ree in Mu Koh Surin National Marine Park, northwest of Phuket. The group - consisting of 89 men, 15 women and two children - was searching for food in the sea when they were spotted by local sea gypsies, who then notified park officers.

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  19. Refugee crisis a legacy of colonialism, Asean failuresRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | The Nation

    The region needs to develop ways to manage undocumented migrants in a humane, efficient manner - and crack down on the criminal gangs that prey on them Over the centuries, millions have made the perilous journey from South Asia across the Bay of Bengal to Southeast Asia in search of trade, employment and a better life - sometimes voluntarily, sometimes driven or forced by circumstances. Every year, thousands of the near-destitute, usually stateless minority Rohingyas on both sides of the Myanmar-Bangladesh border - and poor Bangladeshis too - board smugglers' boats for a few US dollars or even free of charge, having been told they can pay later.

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  20. Hundreds More Migrants Land in Indonesia and ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Voice of America

    Hundreds of migrants are seen on a boat drifting 17 km off the coast of the southern island of Koh Lipe, Thailand, May 14, 2015. Nearly 800 migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh were rescued Friday after their boat sank off the eastern coast of Indonesia's Aceh province, officials said, amid what is being described as a very grave situation in Southeast Asia.

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