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Global brands face growing labour militancy in Asia

DHAKA — Global retailers fleeing China’s rising labour costs now find themselves facing growing pressure for higher wages in countries from Bangladesh to Cambodia, Vietnam, India and Indonesia. The latest sign that workers are becoming more militant in their demands … Continue reading

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May Day protestors rally across Asia

JAKARTA — Tens of thousands of protestors rallied across Asia Saturday in May Day rallies calling for higher wages and better working conditions. Most of the protests passed off without incident but in the Chinese territory of Macau riot police … Continue reading

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