The government yesterday advised Cambodians working and living illegally in South Korea to return home to complete legal documents and apply to work there again.
Cambodian embassies have recently repatriated 55 Cambodian nationals who went to China, Malaysia and Vietnam to find work illegally or were duped into forced marriages.
The Ministry of Labor announced that, after 420,000 workers were issued legal documents, there are only 10,000 illegal Cambodian workers in Thailand.
Cambodian embassies managed to help repatriate 18 illegal-working Cambodians.
Labour Minister visits Thailand urging Cambodians to obey local laws.
About 30 to 40 percent of about one million Cambodian migrant workers in Thailand are still undocumented, an Interior Ministry official said yesterday.