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Burmese migrant workers

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Title: Laboring in the Lion City
Date of publication: August 2002
Description/subject: "Burmese workers in Singapore make great sacrifices to make ends meet. With its own economy wracked by decades of mismanagement, many Burmese workers look overseas to make their financial dreams come true. But for workers wishing to jump Burma’s sinking economic ship to go work in Singapore, they must first clear a series of legal hurdles, leaving many migrant workers wondering if making the journey is worth the effort..."
Author/creator: Moe Kyaw
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy" Vol. 10, No. 6, July-August 2002
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Workers of Burma, Disperse
Date of publication: August 2002
Description/subject: "As Burma’s official press reported the dramatic escape of two Burmese nationals forced to work aboard a Thai fishing vessel, countless others continued to go abroad in search of work despite the highly publicized perils of doing so..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy", Vol. 10, No. 6, July-August 2002
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2010