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· October, 2007

Stories about Labor from October, 2007

Israel: Junior Academic Staff Join Strike

India: Child Labour

Laos: Farmers Might Need Help

China: Province scraps Hukou system

South Korea: Worker's Public Suicide

Iraq: D Cups and the Greenzone

China: Collective Labour Arbitration

Egypt: Red Card for Professionals

Pakistan: Women and Harassment

Bahrain: The times they are a-changin'…

Many of Bahrain's bloggers are either lamenting or advocating change of one kind or another this week, whether concerning family celebrations, employment practices, political priorities – or even footwear, writes...

Japan: Investigation commission to discuss welfare cutbacks

Japan: NOVA on the brink of collapse

Despite numerous statements to the contrary from an increasingly evasive management, the collapse of Japan's largest English language school operator NOVA appears imminent as bloggers have been reporting lesson cancellations,...

Central & Eastern Europe: “Human Capital”

Japan: Starving in the Land of Plenty

The recent story of a man starving to death as a result of not being able to receive welfare assistance, made famous thanks to his having documented his last days...

Japan: Employers to start reporting non-Japanese employees

Iran:Sugar cane workers were paid,finally!

Iraq: Teens Work to Help Families

Bulgaria: Sex Trade

Japan: NOVA Union Action Day

Egypt: Efficiency

Efficiency is not just a scientific term used by Mechanical Engineers. The Egyptian blogger Ahmed Tharwat (Ya Marakby) decided to apply it on society as well as Tarek Amr shows...

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