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· July, 2008

Stories about Labor from July, 2008

29 July 2008

Bahrain: A Woman in a Workplace

Philippines: Monthly salary of politicians

Costa Rica: Concerts, riots and concerns.

Journalist Cristian Cambronero from popular Costa Rican blog Fusil de Chispas posts a recount of Sunday's Concert where youth rioted and destroyed the campus of the Universidad Latina in the...

27 July 2008

Japan: Toyota's Just-In-Time System and the Akihabara Killings (Part 1)

When Tomohiro Kato killed 7 people and injured many more in Tokyo's Akihabara district last month, the details of his life became the talk of the Japanese blogging world. Among...

22 July 2008

Bangladesh: Corporate culture and employees’ privacy

A Bangladeshi writer who works in a bank for her living and also keeps a blog writes a post to shed light to the ever demanding corporate culture in Bangladesh,...

21 July 2008

Japan: Communist Party gets boost from Nico Nico Douga

It is a long time since the Japanese Communist Party had any luck in Japanese politics, but with help from no other than Japan's popular video sharing site, Nico Nico...

Malawi: Slow bureaucracy at the road traffic office

19 July 2008

China: Olympics side-effect on industry

What will be the cost of presenting an unprecedented Olympics? A dialogue between a blogger and workers somewhat revealed the predicament met by heavy industry in China during the Games.

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