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Some Thais working overseas are being forced to return home prematurely after falling ill due to poor working conditions, labour officials say. 

Speaking at a meeting in Bangkok yesterday, officials in charge of overseas labour offices said many labourers returned home before their contracts ended.

Many of the workers had developed serious health problems, including cancer, while working overseas.

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