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Thailand Makes Efforts to Improve Conditions for Migrant Laborers

Seven-year-old Nan Kung from Battambang, Cambodia, need at least a rudimentary education. In a makeshift classroom at a Bangkok construction site, she tells visitors she likes coloring, learning the alphabet and practicing washing her hands. Adjacent to this open-air space, several hundred workers are building 319 luxury homes. With Thailand's very low unemployment rate, builders and contractors are dependent on migrant laborers, some of whom insist on bringing along their...

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