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  1. 51. news | 27 Jan 2015

    Activists urge NLA review of welfare bill

    LABOUR

    By Penchan Charoensuthipan, Newspaper section: News

    » Labour rights activists have demanded the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) review its approval of amendments to the social security bill because the draft would disqualify workers who resign from receiving unemploymen...

  2. 52. news | 25 Jan 2015

    Removal of Cambodian officer urged

    By Kyodo News

    » An international human rights group on Sunday called for the removal of Cambodia's military police chief for his remarks referring to Adolf Hitler as a source of his strategy.

  3. 53. business | 23 Jan 2015

    CKP to buy 30% stake in Xayaburi Power

    energy

    By Post Reporters, Newspaper section: Business

    » SET-listed power producer CK Power (CKP) has agreed to buy a 30% stake in Xayaburi Power (XPCL) from its parent firm, Ch. Karnchang (CK), and the rights offering of XPCL in order to maintain its shareholding in the Laos ...

  4. 54. news | 23 Jan 2015

    North Korea tells UN to drop call for ICC referral

    By AFP

    » UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) - North Korea has told the United Nations that its call to refer Pyongyang to the International Criminal Court is invalid after a prominent defector retracted part of his testimony to a UN ...

  5. 55. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Philippines says US has lifted restrictions on military aid funds

    By AFP

    » MANILA - The United States has lifted restrictions on a small portion of its military assistance to the Philippines that was withheld over human rights concerns, the foreign minister said Thursday.

  6. 56. news | 22 Jan 2015

    Saudi to again postpone flogging of blogger

    By AFP

    » Rights group Amnesty International said Thursday that Saudi Arabia would postpone the flogging of blogger Raef Badawi, whose case has sparked international criticism, for a second week on medical grounds.

  7. 57. multimedia | 22 Jan 2015

    Justice Department said ready to clear Ferguson officer -N.Y. Times

    » U.S. Justice Department to close investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, and clear the white police officer involved of any civil rights charges, according to The New Yor...

  8. 58. news | 22 Jan 2015

    Thais in Israel work in illegal conditions, says watchdog

    LABOUR

    Newspaper section: News

    » Thai labourers employed on Israeli farms suffer low pay, dangerous working conditions and long hours, Human Rights Watch said yesterday.

  9. 59. news | 22 Jan 2015

    UN slates Myanmar monk slur

    By AFP

    » GENEVA - The UN human rights chief on Wednesday urged Myanmar to condemn attacks on envoy, who was labelled a "whore" after criticising controversial draft bills considered discriminatory to women and minorities.

  10. 60. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Thai workers 'suffer in Israeli farms'

    By AFP

    » Thai labourers employed on Israeli farms suffer from low pay, dangerous working conditions and very long hours, Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Wednesday.

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