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· September, 2006

Stories about Labor from September, 2006

Serbian Blog Roundup

A house at the Golija Mountain – by Bogdan Cirovic At English section of Serbiancafe discussion board, Toshiba blogs out: Village of Rudno at Golija mountain is at altitude of...

Iran:Blaming Afghans

Hamed Ghodosi says authorities, blame Afghan refugees or immigrants for high rate of unemployment instead of lack of foreign investment and low economic movement in country. The blogger says in...

Hong Kong: GP batteries sues labour groups

A citizen journalist report at interlocals.net on a transnational corporation's legal action against labour groups to stop them from exposing the heavy metal poisoning situation in their production line in...

Japan: foreign workers

In order to cope with the shrinking labor force, the Japan Ministry of Justice stressed the need of long-term policies for accepting overseas workers. debito points out that a significant...

Russia: Photos of Miners and Old Soviet Cars

English Russia reposts Alexander Schekmenev's photos from a miners’ village in Russia and the netwinds.ru's photos of old Soviet cars.

Balkans Blog Roundup

On September 11, Viktor of Belgrade Blog writes: […] [Serbia] just won the water polo European championship, and here's a short video with the atmosphere from the streets of Belgrade...

China: return migrant workers to countryside

Beijing 2008 Environmental Construction Headquarters officials annoucned on September 14 that the government will use of a strategy of “comprehensive return to the countryside” and “strengthening of aid programs” to...

Poland's Pulse in the Blogosphere

The 16th century town of Kazimierz Dolny in Poland – by Gustav (Warsaw Station) The Polish Farmer and the Dell? From bovinechips to microchips, Polish Matters reports on the largest...

Zimbabwe: Labor protest

This Is Zimbabwe updates us on the mass protest organized by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions.

Vietnam: The Newspaper Boy

Vietnamese God introduces us to a newspaper boy in Hanoi. The boy is disabled and yet he has works from 6AM to 10AM. The blogger writes that this boy is...

Singapore: Illegal Workers

Moe Moe encounters illegal workers being chased by police in a busy Singapore street and remembers her own experience as a illegal worker in another country “When you work illegally,...

Zimbabwe: Labor protest

The Bearded Man's bulletin of events related to a labor protest organized by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions.

Zimbabwe, Human Rights, Labor, Protest, Politics

Zimpundit writes a roundup of the nation-wide strike by the main labor union in Zimbabwe, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions.

La Reunion, USA: Pondering American Employment Trends

US-based La Reunion-origined blogger Sandy of Reunion-USA2 posts several cartoons illustrating that (Fr): “In the USA, the cost of living is so high that only a minority of lucky ones...

Europe: Free Movement of Labor

Further Ramblings of a N.Irish Magyar writes on the free movement of labor and the backlash against East European migrant workers in Western Europe.

Bulgaria, Romania: Right to Work in the EU

Edward Lucas, the Central and East European correspondent of The Economist, writes about the dispute over whether Romanians and Bulgarians should have the right to work in the EU: “Few...

Cambodia: Tuk-Tuk Drivers Protest in Angkor

Details are Sketchy talks about the protest by tuk-tuk drivers in Angkor after the new restrictions that prevents them from driving the tourists to the temples were enforced. Tuk-Tuks are...

China: education

Recently a vice president of Peking University said that university should train blue collar workers, Xueyong elaborates such debatable proposal in his blog by showing the contraditions in the inmagination...

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