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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Donation from Jimmy Lai was transferred to Labour Party this week, says Lee Cheuk-yan

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 03:20pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Delay in moving HK$500,000- allegedly received last year- from personal account into party account was down to legal difficulties, says lawmaker Labour Party ... that he had “nothing to hide”. The Labour Party stalwart said he transferred another HK$1 million donation from Lai from his personal account to the party’s account soon after he received ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563416/donation-jimmy-lai-was-transferred-labour-party-last-week-says-lee
  2. Business - Economy - MIGRANT WORKERS

    Labour shortages could cost US$10 trillion if worker flows aren't better managed

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 11:43am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... David Dodwell Corrupt practices surrounding migrant workers are exacting a high economic price from Asian countries that depend on international labour Poorly managed worker flows contribute to labour shortages Severe and imminent shortages of labour across the Asia-Pacific will cost the global economy no less than US$10 trillion between now and 2030, says a Boston Consulting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1562564/labour-shortages-could-cost-us10-trillion-if-worker-flows-arent
  3. News - China

    Labour arbitration law could have prevented worker's suicide

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 05:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau If sacked shoe factory striker Zhou Jianrong's suicide speeds passage of labour arbitration law, it will have saved jobs of others fighting for rights Worker paid with her life so others can live free of fear On Thursday, more than 100 representatives of labour groups from around the nation, workers and the family of Zhou Jianrong gathered in Guangzhou to mourn ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1559363/labour-arbitration-law-could-have-prevented-workers-suicide
  4. News - China

    The forgotten army of the first world war: How Chinese labourers helped shape Europe

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 07:42pm by Patrick Boehler and Cedric Sam

    ... of the first world war’s outbreak in Europe. A hundred years later, the story of the hundreds of thousands of Chinese workers, the largest non-European labour contingent in the war, is only slowly ... of the Chinese Labour Corps ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1555554/forgotten-army-first-world-war
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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

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