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Myanmar visa overstay eased

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Authorities are softening their stance against Myanmar labourers who overstay their working visas pending the new government's policy. 

Department of Employment director-general Prawit Khiengpol addressed the issue as he met representatives of the Immigration Bureau and the Royal Thai Police Office (RTPO) on Monday.

Referring to Myanmar workers whose four-year working visas have expired, Mr Prawit said the matter is neither the fault of the labourers nor their employers.

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