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Football 01 Dec 2014 | 9:12 AM

People are tired of Qatar allegations, say bid team

MANILA (Reuters) - The public are growing tired of hearing about allegations of wrongdoing against Qatar's winning 2022 World Cup bid, according to organisers, with the Gulf state more interested in improving worker's rights than publishing Michael Garcia's report.

Business 31 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Asean Community - case for mistaken identity

What is called the Asean Community is actually not one. Not in the strict sense of the term “community”. Not at the end of 2015, or even in the foreseeable future.

World 09 Apr 2015 | 3:10 AM

Violence in Damascus refugee camp kills 18 - Amnesty

BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least 18 civilians have been killed in a Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus since the Islamic State group attacked it last week, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

World 22 Nov 2015 | 11:55 PM

Argentina's opposition takes on mighty Peronists in run-off vote

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentines voted in a run-off election on Sunday that hands the centre-right opposition, led by Mauricio Macri, its best chance in more than a decade to wrest the presidency from the populist Peronists and set the economy on a more free-market course.

Views 15 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM

Championing workers’ rights

Everyone gains when employees are represented at the top level.

Nation 08 Dec 2016 | 12:38 PM

Senior journo Stephen Then bags Suhakam award

KUALA LUMPUR: Star correspondent Stephen Then was awarded the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) Print Media Award at the Human Rights Award 2016 at Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR) here on Thur

Books 17 Mar 2017 | 6:00 AM

Review: The Red Bicycle

A fictional – and humanising – re-telling of the actions of the Communist Party of Malaya during WWII.

World 19 Sep 2017 | 9:19 AM

Fishermen ‘kept like slaves’ in Taiwan

TAIPEI: A group of foreign fishermen in Taiwan were locked in tiny windowless rooms around the clock to stop them escaping while not at sea, prosecutors said in the island’s latest abuse case involving migrant workers.

Nation 07 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

‘Abusive bosses hurt our image’

EMPLOYERS should be mindful that treating foreign workers badly will tarnish the reputation of the whole country, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Mind 07 Mar 2019 | 6:00 AM

How to identify the signs of workplace bullying and stopping it

Workplace bullying is a phenomenon that's widely spread and has a big impact on the bullied employee’s mental and emotional health, as well as the employer’s bottom line.