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May 22nd, 2015
Thai Government Surveys Two Islands for Detention of Migrants

Sources familiar with the matter yesterday identified the islands as Kangkao and Kam Yai, which are under the care of the Department of National Parks. In a bid to cope with the unabated issue of illegal migrants, the government is finding suitable places to be used as temporary holding centres for Rohingya and other migrants, but will avoid setting up permanent centres, according to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. Read more via ThaiVisa