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· June, 2007

Stories about Labor from June, 2007

29 June 2007

Bahrain: The Tale of a ‘Legal Slave’

No longer a tax haven, people in Bahrain are fuming at the introduction of a one per cent tax to benefit an Unemployment Fund. Bloggers caught on the bug and...

China: Luxurious Buildings and Shanxi Bricks

China: Victims of slave labour

22 June 2007

Bahrain: Are Taxes Un-Islamic?

Money matters feature high in the posts of Bahraini bloggers this week, writes Ayesha Saldanha. Other issues being tackled include: Are taxes un-Islamic? Is culture and art appreciated in Bahrain?...

South Korea: Inequality, Empolyment Outlook

21 June 2007

Iran:”Go kill yourself”

Bahrain: Thoughts on the One Per Cent

Taiwan: 《Voyage 15840》– the photo book powered by migrant worker

Voyage, means a period of trip to anywhere. 15840, it is the minimum wage for workers in Taiwan. However, for migrant workers in Taiwan, it means the “maximum”. By naming...

China: Online discussion on slave labour

18 June 2007

China: Slave Labour

17 June 2007

Ukraine: Want an “A”? Pay $30!

When Ukrainian news site Korrespondent.net reported last week that Kyiv street cleaners would be receiving $400 a month beginning this June, a number of readers confessed that they were earning...