Sharing borders with Vietnam and Cambodia, Thailand attracts a considerable number of people every year who want to experience this country’s rich history and culture. Living in Thailand is very popular as well and thousands of people immigrate to this country on an annual basis. However, in order for immigration to Thailand to be hassle-free, [...]
Across Borders - Harnessing the Advantages of Migration in Southeast Asia
International migration has never been more large-scale, dynamic and diverse today than in any other point in time. As this development poses challenges as well as opportunities, it is crucial to push for coherent approaches that will promote humane and orderly movement of people across borders.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) works together with governments and organizations in the field of migration in the commitment to make migration effective, sustainable and safe for all stakeholders. This is most especially relevant now, as transient work situations, shifting economies and unstable human security have brought more than 214 million people to move from their countries of origin. A large population of this figure came from Asia, with Southeast Asia being a key region in contributing to the rise of global migration.
The United Kingdom is a remarkable place to live. Despite it being a small country, it has many attractions. London hosted the Olympics in 2012 whereas other capital cities which are in the UK (Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast) have an abundance of historic buildings and sights which have to be seen in order to be [...]
With a marvelous capital city and sharing a border with China, Vietnam also has an abundance of nature. Since the war with America ended in 1975, Vietnam has experienced economic growth and continually attracts businesses which are from around the world. As a direct result of a burgeoning job market, Vietnam has experienced significant migration [...]
With one of the strongest economies in Europe, Germany exports goods around the world. Its work ethic is highly regarded as are the skills which its population has. Many well-known brands and successful companies also have their head offices in Germany. As with other European countries, German immigration is very popular with highly skilled workers [...]
America is a very prosperous country. Producing goods and responsible for numerous technological wonders, its people have been at the forefront of many historic moments. Although it is a relatively new country because it first came into existence in the late 18th century, America has experienced significant migration levels since then. Manifest Destiny Native Americans [...]