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· June, 2006

Stories about Labor from June, 2006

Kenya: Jobs on offer

Bankekele publishes this weeks jobs in Kenya – mostly finance related but some telecoms, marketing and mining execs -

Zimbabwe: Nationwide strikes

The Bearded Man reports that Zimbabwean workers are braced for nationwide strikes.

China: Four months later

Beijing or Bust blogger and documentary maker Hao Wu has now been in prison for four months for a crime that has Chinese authorities have yet to announce. More than...

Madagascar: Which Sector to Develop Economy

Madagascar Croissance asks (Fr): “Which sector will develop the country's economy?” and, after a comparison with nearby Mauritius, concludes: “The best solution is the development of entrepreneurship in the countryside.”

Belize: Becoming Belizean

Karen, who's applying for Belizean residency, shares information about the residency requirements in her latest post.

China: Revolution’s victims’ stories blogged, not forgotten (2/4)

Chinese blogger-journalist Ran Yunfei (冉云飞) has spent a large part of his life researching the stories of those painted, purged and persecuted as right wing elements during China's Cultural Revolution;...

Echoes from the Tunisian blogosphere

The most talked about topic in the Tunisian blogosphere this past week is obviously the Tunisian team's dissapointing performance at the World Cup in Germany after their draw with Saudi...

Malaysia: Going Rubber Tapping

Ktemoc takes a break from serious commentary on his blog and remembers a rubber tapping experience from his younger days. “Unc assigned me to a young lady instead of a...

Trinidad & Tobago: Labour Day

Attillah Springer checks out the Labour Day festivities in Trinidad on June 20, and observes that “the labour leaders seem stuck in a 1930's groove, they speak with a microwaved...

Cayman Islands: Expat exodus

Cayman Bobby is concerned that the high cost of living in the Cayman Islands is driving expats like himself away, including some of his potential colleagues at the Royal Caymanian...

Caribbean: BLP role in CSME

The Barbados Labour Party blog gives its political leader — and Prime Minister of Barbados — Owen Arthur a pat on the back for the role he has played in...

Haiti: Telecom Wars

Digicel billboard, Martinique. By blogger Greg at Jamaica-based Caribbean telecom giant Digicel has a presence in over a dozen countries in the region. Digicel officially launched operations on the...

China: Revolution's victims’ stories blogged, not forgotten (1/4)

For a good number of years, Sichuan-based blogger-journalist Ran Yunfei (冉云飞) has been collecting the stories of those persecuted as right wing elements during the Cultural Revolution, another part of...

Taiwan: ipod sweatshop

The breaking news of ipod sweatshop in China has been picked up by Taiwan Citizen journalism (zh) website Coolloud as the contracting company Foxconn (registered in Hong Kong) is owned...

Belarus: Iranian Car Production Deal

TOL's Belarus Blog reports on a “political deal between Belarus and no less controversial Iran”: a Belarusian car factory that used to assemble Fords will now make Samand, a brand...

Nigeria: Unemployment scam

Nigerian blog, Exodus comments on an employment/unemployment scam “about a man ripping off people under the guise of helping them secure employment with the Immigration Service. “

Costa Rica: Unions Protest

Bob Glass writes that unions in Costa Rica will take to the streets today, one day earlier than planned.

Iran: Smuggled Goods

Nobetema talks about how smuggled goods & products have created difficult situation for national industry. Blogger says goods are smuggled in country without any taxes are paid. Then their price...

Kerala: The anti-people Communist Govt

A communist government can sometimes leave out common people in their race to please the trade union leaders. Dog's Own Country comments on how head-loaders in Kerala appear to be...

Soviet History: Stalin's Labor Army

J. Otto Pohl writes about a special category of Stalin's victims: “During World War II, the Stalin regime mobilized nearly 400,000 Soviet citizens belonging to suspect nationalities into forced labor...

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