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· May, 2007

Stories about Labor from May, 2007

Syria: A Letter from a Syrian Worker in Lebanon

Kuwait: Pedicure Bliss

Oman: Minimum Wage and Omanisation

Jordan: Woman Chief of Court Appointed

Hong Kong: A Mall in Central

Bahrain: The ‘two seas’ are now a concrete jungle

From 'blog wars' to work ethics, the Bahraini blogosphere is bubbling with new ideas and excitement. Ayesha Saldanha sheds more light on discussions taking place this week about Bahrain's jungle...

Philippines: Globalization Woes

Bahrain: Minimum Wage

Singapore's Myanmarese Go Online for Double Taxation Petition

Myanmar residents abroad have to pay an additional tax to the Myanmar government in addition to the tax they pay in their host countries. Failure to pay this this tax...

Bangladesh: No under-30 maids to the Gulf

Arabeyes: Breast-Feeding Dilemma

Imagine having to breast feed your colleague at work - five times - to ensure that your relationship remains professional! This is the fatwa (religious edict) that had Arab and...

Russia: “How to Get Your Plumbing Fixed in Russia”

Japan: Bridging the Generation Gap

What with all the news last week of beheadings, shoot-outs and baby dumping — and subsequent soul-searching on the part of Japanese bloggers, at a loss for what to make...

Russia: A Tale of Two Women

Oman: Friday-Saturday Holiday?

Russia: “Discrimination”

It sometimes takes more than money and time to have your computer fixed in Moscow: good looks, lots of patience and a special sense of humor may prove helpful as...

Puerto Rico: Leadership

Iran:Ahmadinejad,Worker and a Bitter Joke

South Korea: FTA Renegotiation?

Europe: Balkan Blogs on Eurovision

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