Chemical accidents continue to occur and emergency personnel lack the information they need to respond.
The Thai government estimates that up to 300,000 people work in its fishing industry, 90 percent of whom are migrants - and therefore vulnerable to being duped, trafficked and exploited.
Ahmed R. Teleb is a freelance journalist and political scientist-in-training. He writes filasophia.com and curates twisdoms.com. Follow him on Twitter @AhmedRTeleb.