A Thai delegation of 30 immigration officials and members of a women's association of the Royal Thai Police headed for Taiwan yesterday to repatriate 20 Thai workers arrested for residing illegally in Taiwan. The Thai workers are currently in the custody of police. The delegation is being led by Suwat Tumrongsiskul, chief of the Police Immigration Bureau, and Wantanee Wattana, wife of Kowit Wattana, who heads the Royal Thai Police. Thai authorities said they attach much importance to the repatriation, which will be the first such case involving Taiwan in Thailand's judicial history. It is also Suwat's first visit to Taiwan as immigration bureau director, an official of Taiwan's Representative Office in Thailand said yesterday. The delegation is scheduled to fly back to Thailand tomorrow.
Tue, Aug 01, 2006 - Page 3 News List
Taiwan Quick Take: Group to repatriate Thais
STAFF WRITER WITH CNA
This story has been viewed 2259 times.
Comments will be moderated. Remarks containing abusive and obscene language, personal attacks of any kind or promotion will be removed and the user banned.
Listing from 2016-01-31 to 2016-02-07
- Most read
- Most e-mailed
1Presidential Office blasts Tsai Ing-wen for criticism
2US destroyer sails near Triton in South China Sea
3First non-KMT legislative speaker is Su
4Tainan reels after 6.4 quake
5School drops bowing to Sun Yat-sen