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· June, 2008

Stories about Labor from June, 2008

Bangladesh: Working in Bahrain

South Korea: the Korean Dream

Japan: Minimum Wage

Russia: Poverty

Bulgaria, Romania: Labor Migrants

Iraq: 10 Things I Hate About My Colleagues

Japan: Reflections on the Akiba Massacre (Part 1)

When all the dust had settled and the knife rampage in Tokyo's Akihabara district last Sunday, which took the lives of seven people and left 17 injured, had come to...

Bahamas: At the Crossroads

Japan: Toyota's Kanban System, Applied to Humans

Japan: Work Culture

Cuba: Paying for Performance

Tunisia: Protestor Killed in Clashes with Police

China: Olympic outhouses catch on fire, explode

The 24 Hours Online blogger Laohu ‘Tiger Temple’ Miao, who spent months earlier this year blogging the stories of destitute Beijing residents whose makeshift homes were harmonized to make way...

Japan: The problems facing Japan's IT industry

An article in the New York Times a few weeks ago, describing a chronic shortage of engineers in Japan, received support from many Japanese bloggers. The article explains that young...

Bulgaria: Women's Rights

Russia: Mapping Immigrants

India: Ending slavery

Bangladesh: No lunch for garment workers

Bahrain: In the Land of Law

Bahraini blogger Khalid is surprised with the knee jerk reactions taken by the government - after the Minister of Interior issued an order to ban issuing work permits for workers...

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