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· April, 2007

Stories about Labor from April, 2007

Indonesia: Quiz

Qatar: Seven Wonders

Dubai: Ministries Hindering Development

Arabeyes: What Makes a Good Blog and a Good Doctor?

From discussing what makes a good blog and who is a good doctor, we move to see the reaction of a father whose son is used as a human shield...

India: Life, kids and drudgery

Brazil: Federal Police Go On Strike

Oman: Overworked Doctors

Bahrain: Transporting Humans?

China: Community embraces orphan

Late last month, a husband-wife migrant laborer couple from China's poverty-stricken Henan province working in Beijing killed themselves, leaving two teenage children to fend for themselves. Last week, Beijing-based Sohu...

Russia, Latvia: April 16 in History

Russia: Moscow

Saudi Arabia: Maid Gone

Japan: Salarymen

Honduras: Real Cost of Bananas

Bahrain: Polygamy as a national duty

We start this week with politics, or rather politicians, and the comments of one particular politician that have riled some of Bahrain's bloggers. An Islamist representative urged Bahraini men (some...

Malaysia: Maid Culture in Japan and Malaysia

Myanmar: Blood Diamonds and Myanmar

China: Persecuting economic crimes

Capitalism is now officially approved at the Party level, but with otherwise law-abiding small-scale sidewalk sellers nation-wide operating in constant fear and in conflict with (photos) the chengguan (more photos),...

Honduras: Sweatshop Friendly?

South Korea: irregular workers

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