May 11, 1992 |
By day, agile Thai workers fashion the trestles of Taipei's mass transit system, perched over a city they may never know. At end of the workday, they are bused to compounds in faraway suburbs, where they sleep under lock and key. With passage of the Employment Services Act, Taiwan's legislature has opened the door to so-called documented foreign workers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 1991 |
A dozen people have been arrested on suspicion of participating in a $20-million-a-year bookmaking ring operating out of the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys, Los Angeles police and sheriff's officials said Monday. Although the sports-betting ring's estimated annual cash intake was described as "mid-level" for Los Angeles County, Deputy Police Chief Mark A.
February 9, 1988 |
The Thai government will turn back all future illegal refugees from its Communist-ruled neighbor states, Interior Minister Prachuap Suntharangkun declared Monday. Proclaiming what Radio Thailand termed a "prevent-and-deter action against all illegal refugees," Prachuap, Thailand's top law enforcement official, warned foreign governments not to interfere with Thai policy. He appeared to direct his remarks at the United States.