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World 06 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Nobel laureates urge recognition of workers' rights

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Eleven Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, including former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, have joined with a labor group in urging full recognition of worker's rights in the lead-up to International Human Rights Day on Saturday.

Nation 05 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

MTUC ready for elections on Dec 22

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) is gearing up for its elections on Dec 22 considered to be crucial in view of the fast changing labour situation impacting 11 million workers in the country.

Nation 06 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

MTUC gears up for polls on Dec 22

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) is gearing up for its Dec 22 elections, which is considered to be crucial in view of the fast-changing labour situation impacting 11 million workers in the country.

World 26 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

China's trucker strike highlights worries for government

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Fan is unskilled, uneducated and unhappy. He also frightens the Chinese government.

World 14 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Mexico Congress OKs biggest labour shake-up in decades

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Senate on Tuesday approved a wide-reaching but watered down labour reform bill in the biggest shake-up of the country's job market in more than four decades.

World 14 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Mexican Congress OKs biggest labour shake-up in decades

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Senate on Tuesday approved a wide-reaching but watered- down labour reform bill in the biggest shake-up of the country's job market in more than four decades.

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.

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

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.