Rice Paper Ceiling Still Intact

Other news

'You dog!' man in Saudi attacks terrified migrant worker for eating during Ramadan fasting hours 2017-06-19 [Al Araby]

South Asian Workers in Qatar, the ‘Forgotten Victims’ in Gulf Crisis 2017-06-15 [The Wire]

Ford offers buyouts to 15,000 workers 2017-06-10 [LATimes]

Ford to cut 1,400 salaried jobs in North America, Asia 2017-05-19 [The Himalayan Times/AP]

Japan’s migrant worker challenge 2017-05-11 [Equal Times]

SEAJU call for action to defend press freedom on WPFD 2017-05-05 [IFJ]

May Day : Indonesia 2017-05-02 [PSI]

Workers across Asia mark May Day 2017-05-02 [canindia]

ASEAN is not pro-labor For more info 2017-04-29 [PM]

Asia leads the world on wage growth and even China's solid salary gains are not dulling its competitive edge 2017-04-21 [chinadaily]

ASEAN discusses decent work promotion 2017-04-21 [xinhuanet]

ASEAN labor officials prepare action on Vientiane declaration 2017-04-21 [JP]

Union action prevents potential repetition of Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh 2017-04-18 [IndustriALL]

Migrant workers — mainly South Asians — exploited en route to Gulf: study 2017-04-11 [Japan Times]

Communalism and Working Class Struggles 2017-04-11 [newsclick]

ASEAN Integration: A Work in Progress 2017-04-10 [brinknews]

Free labour movement might hurt many Vietnamese workers 2017-04-08 [vietnamnet]

Positive Signs as Asia Pacific Moves Towards Global Development Goals 2017-04-07 [JG]

Action on World Health Day (New Delhi) 2017-04-07 [PSI]

Precarity unlimited 2017-04-06 [Business Mirror]

Back Growing concerns over modern slavery 2017-04-05 [csr-asia]

South Asian Govts Take 20 Plus Years to Turn Women's Demands Into Policies 2017-04-04 [The Citizen]

Asian businesses fall far behind in treating LGBTI workers equally 2017-04-04 [gaystarnews]

Who made your clothes? 2017-04-04 [thevarsity]

We’re cheated, first at home, then in Qatar’: how World Cup workers are deceived 2017-03-19 [Guardian]

Asia-Pacific seeks to save TPP trade deal without US 2017-03-17 [Dhaka Tribune]

Labor Mobility in ASEAN: Current Commitments and Future Limitations 2017-03-16 [aseanbriefing]

President Park is gone for good – and trade unions played a major role in making it happen 2017-03-16 [PSI]

South Asia unions commemorate IWD 2017-03-15 [BWi]

Office of the Philippine President reiterates commitment to abolish recruitment fees 2017-03-15 [PSI]

PSI Philippine affiliates lobby for Southeast Asian regional resolution on fair and ethical recruitment 2017-03-15 [PSI]

IFJ calls to defend women’s voices online in Asia-Pacific 2017-03-10 [Scoop]

Closing gender gaps in Asia-Pacific requires transformative change 2017-03-09 [Japan Today]

Rice Paper Ceiling Still Intact 2017-03-08 [The Diplomat]

Top brands to boycott Bangladesh garment summit 2017-02-23 [CNA]

Dynasty And Double Standards: Women Leaders In South Asia 2017-02-23 [roar.lk]

Asia Pacific executive committee calls for immediate release of jailed unionists in Bangladesh 2017-02-14 [IndustriALL]

Indonesian court judges electricity privatisation unconstitutional 2017-02-14 [PSI]

Asia Pacific employees aren't happy at work 2017-02-13 [CNBC]

A view from Vietnam: How the Southeast Asian nation is overcoming the roadblocks to become a high income economy 2017-02-13 [Interest]

Japan limited immigration; Now it’s short of workers 2017-02-11 [NYT]

A labour shortage looms in Asia 2017-02-09 [The Economist]

Trump Effect, Gov`t Should Focus on ASEAN and Middle East 2017-02-03 [Tempo.co]

Modern-day slavery: Indonesia cracks down on brutal conditions on foreign fishing boats 2017-01-25 [Fairfax]

Slavery, whipping, death at sea: report 2017-01-24 [AAP]

The former slave exposing ASEAN's human rights failures 2017-01-24 [SCMP]

Mountains of discarded smartphones, electronics raise health and environmental concerns across Asia 2017-01-15 [ABC]

E-waste in East and Southeast Asia jumps 63 percent in five years 2017-01-15 [Phys.org]

15,000 migrants stranded due to row over medical fees http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-01-11/15000-migrants-stranded-due-to-row-over-medical-fees.html 2017-01-11 [The Kathmandu Post]

[More News]

This month in labour history