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Nation 20 Jul 2016 | 3:20 AM

Insurance agent facing forced labour charge

KLUANG: An insurance agent was charged in the Sessions Court here with forced labour of an Indian national.

World 12 Jun 2014 | 1:00 AM

Pact to halt forced labour snubbed by Thailand, Gulf - ILO

GENEVA (Reuters) - Perpetrators of forced labour, which affects 21 million people globally, will be punished in most countries under a U.N. treaty clinched on Wednesday, despite being snubbed by Thailand and nearly all Gulf countries.

TECH 24 Jun 2016 | 1:48 AM

HP, Apple top list of tech companies fighting forced labour risk

HP Inc and Apple Inc topped a list ranking how well technology companies combat the risk of forced labour in their supply chains.

Football 22 Mar 2016 | 1:23 AM

ILO to give Qatar a year to ease forced labour before any investigation

GENEVA (Reuters) - Qatar is making progress towards ending forced labour and improving conditions for migrant workers, but the test will be whether it enforces new legislation from December, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Monday.

World 15 Jan 2019 | 5:58 PM

Singapore urged to fix rules on hiring domestic workers to stop forced labour

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Singapore must overhaul its rules and systems for the hiring of foreign domestic workers to put a stop to forced labour in the wealthy city-state, campaigners said on Tuesday.

AseanPlus News 30 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM

Japan firm to pay for forced labour

Seoul: South Korea’s top court ruled that Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd must compensate 10 South Koreans for their forced labour during World War Two, a ruling that drew an immediate rebuke from Tokyo.

World 07 Jan 2013 | 12:00 AM

China to reform controversial forced labour camps

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will reform its controversial system of forced labour camps this year, state media reported on Monday, which would mark a first step toward legal reform promised by new Communist Party chief Xi Jinping.

World 14 Dec 2018 | 5:33 PM

South Korea's Moon urges "restrained" language in forced labour row with Japan

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's President Moon Jae-in told Japanese lawmakers on Friday "cautious, restrained" language is needed when discussing wartime forced labour to avoid "inciting antagonistic emotions" between the people of the two East Asian countries.

Stock on the Move 11 Dec 2018 | 2:00 AM

Top Glove denies allegations of forced labour, stock rebounds

KUALA LUMPUR: Top Glove Corp Bhd recovered almost 2% in early trade Tuesday after denying allegations of forced labour.

World 03 Nov 2018 | 9:33 AM

U.S. to end trade benefits for Mauritania over forced labour

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump intends to end trade benefits for Mauritania on Jan. 1 for not making sufficient progress on ending forced labour practices, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office (USTR) said on Friday.