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  1. 1. news | 10 Jan 2015

    Rights advocates slam cyber draft laws

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: News

    » The Prayut Chan-o-cha cabinet's swift endorsement of eight digital and cyber-related draft laws has raised concerns among netizens and cyber experts over rights violations.

  2. 2. news | 22 Dec 2014

    North Korea faces UN rebuke over rights violations

    By AFP

    » UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) - Already under fire over US accusations of staging a cyberattack, North Korea on Monday is expected to face a torrent of criticism during the first-ever UN Security Council meeting on Pyon...

  3. 3. learning | 02 May 2012

    Labour day promises

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » At the big Labour Day gathering at Sanam Luang the PM and Deputy PM promised to fully implement the minimum wage policy and tackle the cost of living, but labour leaders asked for more.

  4. 4. learning | 22 Jul 2011

    Labour justice

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Will better wages and benefits for labour really lead to lost export competitiveness, bankruptcy and a flood of cheap immigrant labour?

  5. 5. opinion | 12 Dec 2014

    Stop slavery on our shores


    Newspaper section: News

    » Mention slave labour on Thai commercial trawlers, and it evokes the images of victimised migrant workers from Myanmar and Cambodia. But recent rescue missions by labour rights groups have revealed that Thai men — and boy...

  6. 6. learning | 14 Jan 2015

    Cambodia's Hun Sen celebrates 30 years in power today

    About Asean

    By Jon Fernquest

    » From Khmer Rouge foot soldier to Prime Minister after Khmer Rouge defeat in 1985, Hun Sen brought stability to Cambodia accompanied, however, with serious human rights violations.

  7. 7. news | 15 Jan 2015

    Boko Haram 'killed woman in labour' during attack: Amnesty

    By AFP

    » LAGOS - Boko Haram fighters killed a woman as she was in labour during what is feared could be the deadliest attack in the militants' six-year insurgency, Amnesty International claimed on Thursday.

  8. 8. learning | 16 Jun 2014

    Cambodian exodus continues

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Cambodian workers continue to flee what they fear is an imminent military crackdown on foreign labour. Industry leaders fear a severe labour shortage could result.

  9. 9. learning | 30 Apr 2013

    Cheap Asian labour: The end?

    About labour

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Cheap labour in factories producing clothes, shoes, toys & food helped Asia grow quickly for decades, but wages are rising so time for next step?

  10. 10. learning | 18 Mar 2013

    Seafood industry: Slave labour & environmental destruction?

    About seafood, labour & the environment

    By Jon Fernquest

    » "I don’t want slave labour and destruction of the ocean mixed in with my prawn cocktail," widely read UK news site concludes in investigative journalism article.

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