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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. labour officials on Tuesday pressed lawmakers to strengthen enforcement of the provisions of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) intended to protect workers, the latest sign that the trade deal could face hurdles to passage in the Democrat-led House of Representatives.
HONG KONG: The case of a Filipina domestic worker in Hong Kong who was sacked after being diagnosed with cervical cancer – leaving her without healthcare – shines a light on the exploitation of tens of thousands of foreign women who toil as maids in the wealthy city.
HANOI: President Donald Trump’s message to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been simple and clear: give up your nuclear weapons and a flood of wealth will soon be yours for the taking.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic state governors say their party needs to challenge President Donald Trump's record on the economy as he seeks re-election next year, by focussing on middle-class Americans who have not seen the benefits of economic growth.
KUALA LUMPUR: For two centuries, all too many discussions about hunger and resource scarcity has been haunted by the ghost of Parson Thomas Malthus. Malthus warned that rising populations would exhaust resources, especially those needed for food production. Exponential population growth would outstrip food output.
KUALA LUMPUR: News reports in the UK about condom manufacturer Karex providing inhumane living conditions for its workers have been exaggerated, says CIMB Equities Research.
(This January 13 story has been refiled to add dropped words in paragraph 8)