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The Labour Ministry hopes the nationality verification (NV) of migrant workers will help improve the country's standing on the US human trafficking watch list. 

The ministry feels the NV will help lessen the problems of human trafficking after it agreed to extend the process for another three months from Dec 14.

Employment Department director-general Prawit Khiangpol said the government was hopeful the country's status on the US watch list would improve as migrant labour problems are being tackled.

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