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Migration in the News | 04 December 2015

  • Reuters reported that Southeast Asia needs legal migration channels  to help curb human smuggling and avoid a repeat of this year's disaster when hundreds of refugees were lost at sea or died in jungle camps. It quoted IOM Director General Swing.   EFEAnadolu AgencyStrait Times and The Nation also reported Swing’s comments on global migration trends made at a press conference in Bangkok ahead of a conference on irregular migration in the Indian Ocean.