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The Labour Ministry will seek cabinet approval to extend the verification period of the remaining unregistered 400,000 alien workers for another 120 days. 

A total of 54,702 employers earlier submitted their quotas to hire 414,820 migrant workers from Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos under the memorandum of understanding (MoU) Thailand had signed with these countries, Employment Department chief Prawit Khiangpol said.

Thailand later set up one-stop service centres in major cities nationwide so the migrant workers could register by the April 13 deadline.

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