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· June, 2008

Stories about Labor from June, 2008

14 June 2008

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...

11 June 2008

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...

10 June 2008

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...

2 June 2008

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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