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· February, 2007

Stories about Labor from February, 2007

Much ado in Zimbabwe

There was much ado in Zimbabwe over the last week. Much ado about nothing, that is. The biggest development in the beleagured nation's news was Gideon Gono, the controversial governor...

Arabisc: Morocco's Blind Declare War

In Morocco, a group of blind people are planning to stage a protest with a difference. Blogger Dar Lakbira says that they have decided to wear shrouds when they march...

Moldova: English Olympiad

Adventures in Moldova posts essays that his Moldovan students wrote for the English Olympiad held at their school and explains why the kids shouldn't be blamed for their not-so-good English:...

Moldova: Economy Getting Better?

Mihai Moscovici doubts whether an average Moldovan would feel the reported growth of the country's economy.

Dubai: Jobs Scam

Looking for a job in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates? Perhaps you should read this first.

Russia: On Ramzan Kadyrov, Again

At his 3.5-hour annual press conference today, Russian president Vladimir Putin has offered praise for Chechnya's prime minister Ramzan Kadyrov, in response to a young Chechen journalist who pointed out...

“Made in Madagascar” Labels in the USA

At group blog Malagasy Miray, US-based contributor Malagasy aty California explains (Fr): “When I go shopping, it is generally to cope with homesickness. So I … look scrupulously for tags...

China: child labour photo essay

Nanfang daily have a short child labour photo essay(zh), the boys started working at factories when they were 15.

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