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UK court jails three for smuggling Vietnamese in boat

London: Three men have been jailed for human trafficking after smuggling three Vietnamese teenagers and a young man into Britain from France, police said on Friday (Dec 6).

Thai major brands fail to help tackle slavery

BANGKOK: Efforts to protect Thai seafood workers from labour exploitation and modern slavery risk stalling as most international brands and retailers refuse to pay their suppliers more to comply with new anti-slavery policies, researchers said.

Climate accord will fuel U.S. jobs, business and labour leaders say

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Top corporate executives and labour leaders on Monday issued a public plea for the United States to stay in the global pact to avert catastrophic temperature rises, arguing the battle against climate change would protect the nation's economy and create jobs and businesses.

Truck victims reach Vietnam

NGHE AN: With tears in their eyes and white roses in their hands, friends and relatives of the 39 Vietnamese people who were found dead in the back of a British truck last month sobbed as the first bodies to be repatriated arrived in rural Vietnam.

Man charged over truck deaths

London: A 23-year-old man has been charged with human trafficking offences in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals whose bodies were found in a refrigeration truck in Britain.