Migrant workers from Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos make up about 10 percent of Thailand's workforce. But now that Thailand has increased its minimum wage, it's also making it harder for immigrant workers to stay.
The worst flood in Thailand in 50 years has killed hundreds in the central and northern parts of the country, but now the water is rushing toward the capital city, endangering millions of lives and valuable property.
As the tides rise in Thailand, flooding is getting worse in parts of Bangkok. There are fears that with even higher tides forecast for this weekend, flooding could inundate parts of the city that have so far remained dry.