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SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has been enslaving political prisoners, including children, in coal production to boost exports and earn foreign currency as part of a system directly linked to its nuclear and missile programmes, a South Korea-based human rights group said on Thursday.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Torture and forced labour are rife in North Korea's prisons, amounting to possible crimes against humanity, the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday, as the Biden administration weighs fresh sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear programme.
This year is the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday that U.S. President-elect Joe Biden should hold talks with North Korea to build on progress that President Donald Trump had made with leader Kim Jong Un.
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Labour Dept to take legal action against companies, including Top Glove, for violating workers’ housing law
PUTRAJAYA: The Labour Department will be taking several companies, including Top Glove to court for violations under the Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act.
PETALING JAYA: Top Glove Corporation Bhd says high temperatures during the manufacture of its products prevent any possible contamination.
PETALING JAYA: The Labour Department has been told to completely focus on probing working and housing conditions at Top Glove factories to contain the outbreak of the nations’s most active Covid-19 cluster, said Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri M Saravanan.