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· February, 2009

Stories about Labor from February, 2009

Hong Kong: Budget report: university students on sale!

Financial Secretary of Hong Kong John Tsang made the budget speech for the fiscal year 2009-2010 at the Legislative Council on 25 of February. This is the first budget report...

Nepal: Strike Culture

Jordan: 7iber.com Discusses Vital Issues For Jordan

For the last 10 days or so, 7iber.com has been discussing very important issues affecting Jordan, with issues ranging from water scarcity, energy, unemployment and economics to the recent changes...

Taiwan: The cost of investment

Ukraine: Obstacles and Hope for Museums

Russia: Cherkizovsky Market in Moscow

Poland: Economic Situation

Japan: Agriculture the latest trend among celebrities

The Japanese economy is facing one of the worse slowdowns in its modern history, with a GDP that has declined at a rate of 12,7%. Nonetheless, TV programs and lifestyle...

Vietnam: Only Nine Public Holidays

Fiji: Minimum wage increase postponed

At the beginning of February, Fiji’s workers and trade unions were preparing to receive a roughly 20 percent increase in the country’s minimum wage. Business leaders won a reprieve when...

Egypt: “I can't blog from work”

Egypt: Pharmacies on strike

Mongolia: Mongolians in the Czech Republic

Bangladesh: Exploring New Markets For Manpower

Ukraine: Profile of a Chernobyl Employee

Russia: “A ‘Fifth Wave’ of Emigration”

Czech Republic, EU: Motherhood Politics

Oman: New Job

Arab World: Job Losses on the Way?

With news headlines spelling out economic doom as governments, companies and individuals continue to tighten their belts, bloggers across the Arab world jump on the bandwagon and ask: "Are job...

Russia: “Russianwitness” vs “Da Russophile”

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