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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Dwayne Johnson's Herculean labour of love

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram For actor Dwayne Johnson and director Brett Ratner, bringing out the mortal side of the immortal was a passion project, writes James Mottram Herculean labour of love Like a towering titan of Greek mythology, Hercules looms large in popular culture to this day. The son of Zeus, known for his incredible strength and courage as he completed the so-called 12 labours ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1556111/dwayne-johnsons-herculean-labour-love
  2. News - China - industry

    Samsung suspends Chinese supplier over child labour allegations

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 12:54pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Samsung said on Monday it had temporarily suspended business with one of its suppliers in China after finding “evidence” of possible illegal child labour at the plant. The South Korean electronics giant launched an investigation into Dongguan Shinyang Electronics after the rights monitoring group China Labour Watch (CLW) reported the factory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1553942/samsung-suspends-chinese-supplier-over-illegal-child-labour-allegations
  3. News - World - QATAR

    Labour abuses in Qatar fault of recruitment agencies, foundation says

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by AFP

    ... Asians, are flouted in their home countries from the moment they sign up for work. "Critics of human and labour rights violations most often shift the blame to Qatar in a rather generic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1553652/labour-abuses-qatar-fault-recruitment-agencies-foundation-says
  4. News - Asia - PRESS FREEDOM

    Myanmese journalists jailed 10 years, face hard labour over Chinese chemical weapons report

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:53pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Lawyer says verdict came as a surprise and vows to appeal A court in central Myanmar handed harsh sentences to four journalists of the Unity Journal and the weekly newspaper's owner in what has been widely con ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551125/myanmar-journalists-jailed-10-years-sentenced-hard-labour-over-chinese
  5. Business - Companies - THE INTERVIEW

    How to cope with labour unrest in a turbulent region

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 12:53am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... at factories How to cope with labour unrest in a turbulent region Images of striking workers in China, burning factories in Vietnam, and now a military coup in Thailand have reminded manufacturers ... what factories should think about in the current environment. In regard to China, as workers better understand their rights how compliant are factories in southern China with labour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1537317/how-cope-labour-unrest-turbulent-region
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Reduce poverty to end families' reliance on child labour

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by SALLY KO

    ... Sally Ko Sally Ko says consumers in well-off societies can exercise ethical buying With support, poor families need not rely on child labour Today is World Day against Child Labour and, ... child labour, national power shortages, and competition from China and Thailand have reduced the country's share considerably. With intervention from the International Labour Organisation, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1530208/reduce-poverty-end-families-reliance-child-labour
  7. News - China - LABOUR

    Rare decision: Xiamen labour panel punishes foreign-run company in dispute over workers' strike

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 12:08pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Keira Lu Huang keira.huang@scmp.com Legal experts say ruling is 'rare' as companies usually win the upper hand in such cases due to loopholes in the law A labour dispute ... the Xiamen government’s labour arbitration committee. Local governments bear huge pressure of maintaining stability. Many don’t want to convey the impression that strike is a way to solve [a] dispute ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529922/shock-decision-xiamen-labour-panel-punishes-foreign-run-company-dispute
  8. News - China

    China taps tech training to tackle labour market mismatch

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 11:46am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing China is waking up to a potentially damaging mismatch in its labour market. A record 7.27 million graduates- equivalent to the entire population of Hong Kong- will enter ... impressive, but his coveted job in a tight labour market may hold the key to the employment conundrum in the world’s second largest economy. The machinery sector alone projects a gap of 600,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1527962/china-taps-tech-training-tackle-labour-market-mismatch
  9. Business - Companies - WORKFORCE

    Labour crunch pushes Japanese firms to reform

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:16pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Labour crunch forcing reform Don Quijote and Uniqlo, two of Japan's best-known mass-market retailers, are not waiting for the government's new growth policies due later this month before implementing their own labour reforms. While many labour-intensive businesses face a shortage of low-wage workers as Japan's economy perks up, discount chain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1525930/labour-crunch-pushes-japanese-firms-reform
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Labour pounces on 'thin' legislative programme in Queen's speech

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Queen unveils mostly minor legislation from fractious coalition in run-up to general election Labour attacks 'zombie' government over new laws Queen Elizabeth ... integration and immigration. Angela Eagle, an opposition lawmaker and Labour spokeswoman, said the paucity of new legislation showed the government was struggling to function. "This is a zombie ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1525608/labour-pounces-thin-legislative-programme-queens-speech

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