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Strike at China Apple manufacturer: rights group

Thousands of workers have gone on strike at a Foxconn plant in China making components for Apple's iPhone 5, a labour rights group said Saturday.

Strike at China Apple manufacturer: rights group
Gold mine evicts workers as S.African strikes spread
Gold mine evicts workers as S.African strikes spread

A leading gold mine in South Africa started evicting thousands of its striking workers from company dormitories on Tuesday as work stoppages spread to more gold and platinum mines.

Gold mine evicts workers as S.African strikes spread
Women migrant workers. ©REUTERS/Beawiharta Beawiharta
Saudi to accept Philippine maid applications from Monday

Saudi Arabia will begin accepting applications for domestic workers from the Philippines on Monday after the two governments resolved a row over minimum pay that had prompted a ban.

Saudi to accept Philippine maid applications from Monday
S.Africa Lonmin miners end strike, accept pay raise
S.Africa Lonmin miners end strike, accept pay raise

Lonmin platinum mine workers in South Africa on Tuesday ended their strike in return for pay rises of up to 22 percent, after a nearly six-week standoff that claimed 45 lives.

S.Africa Lonmin miners end strike, accept pay raise
Platinum firm makes offer to striking S African miners
Platinum firm makes offer to striking S African miners

Lonmin, the world's number three platinum producer, announced a new offer to striking miners at its South African operations following a fresh round of talks late Thursday.

Platinum firm makes offer to striking S African miners
Samsung acknowledges criticism of China plants
Samsung acknowledges criticism of China plants

South Korea's Samsung Electronics acknowledged Wednesday criticisms of working conditions at its plants in China, but rejected a US-based watchdog's charge that they were "inhumane".

Samsung acknowledges criticism of China plants
S. African union tries to rein in mine unrest
S. African union tries to rein in mine unrest

South Africa's powerful mineworkers union is trying to rein in unrest in the vital mining sector which has turned into a battleground for rival political and labour factions.

S. African union tries to rein in mine unrest
South Africa miners to be freed
South Africa miners to be freed

South African courts are due Monday to start releasing 270 miners arrested over the deaths of fellow workers shot by police, after the murder charges against them were provisionally dropped.

South Africa miners to be freed
Mexico wastewater project uncovers Ice Age bones
Mexico wastewater project uncovers Ice Age bones

Workers have discovered hundreds of bones belonging to Ice Age animals, including mammoths, mastodons and glyptodons, while digging to build a wastewater treatment plant north of Mexico City.

Mexico wastewater project uncovers Ice Age bones
Lonmin hopeful more workers will return to S. Africa mines
Lonmin hopeful more workers will return to S. Africa mines

After a promising weekend turnout of workers at its South African platinum mines, Lonmin expressed hopes more will clock in on Monday as talks resume after violence that claimed 44 lives.

Lonmin hopeful more workers will return to S. Africa mines
Buenos Aires metro strike over after 10 days
Buenos Aires metro strike over after 10 days

Buenos Aires metro workers announced Monday a temporary end to a strike that left one million commuters daily stranded without subways for ten days.

Buenos Aires metro strike over after 10 days
One killed, 40 injured in clashes at Indian car plant
One killed, 40 injured in clashes at Indian car plant

India's top carmaker Maruti Suzuki suspended production at a plant near New Delhi after workers attacked managers, leaving one person dead and scores injured.

One killed, 40 injured in clashes at Indian car plant
Clinton in plea for workers' rights in Asia
Clinton in plea for workers' rights in Asia

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Friday urged Southeast Asian nations to promote workers' rights and improve labour conditions as a means of spurring economic growth.

Clinton in plea for workers' rights in Asia
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Over 300 foreigners deported from Atyrau oblast in Kazakhstan

340 foreign citizens have been deported from Atyrau oblast in western Kazakhstan for violation of the migration legislation since the beginning of the year.

Over 300 foreigners deported from Atyrau oblast in Kazakhstan
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Working conditions at all Kazakhmys mines to be improved

Kazakhmys Corporation has achieved an agreement with its striking mine workers.

Working conditions at all Kazakhmys mines to be improved
Strikers in Zhanaozen. Summer 2011
EP KMG admitted its fault to workers

EP KazMunaiGas admits its fault to the workers and is ready to make amends.

EP KMG admitted its fault to workers
Chairman of EP KazMunaiGas Alik Aidarbayev. Photo by Renat Tashkinbayev©
Oil workers fired in Zhanaozed and Aktau offered jobs in future drilling company

Participants of a blog-tour met with the chairman of EP KazMunaiGas Alik Aidarbayev.

Oil workers fired in Zhanaozed and Aktau offered jobs in future drilling company
Oil workers striking in Zhanaozen. Snapshot of the video
Striking Zhanaozen workers offered jobs in mining sector

People fired in Zhanaozen were offered jobs in major companies around Kazakhstan, mainly in mining and oil and gas sectors.

Striking Zhanaozen workers offered jobs in mining sector
Storm in the Mexican Gulf. ©REUTERS/STRINGER Mexico
Information about Kazakh oilman missing in Mexican Gulf not confirmed

Information about a Kazakh oilworker missing after Tropical Storm Nate in the Mexican Gulf was not confirmed.

Information about Kazakh oilman missing in Mexican Gulf not confirmed
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Students to help harvest in North Kazakhstan

The administration of North Kazakhstan region decided to engage college and university students during the harvest time.

Students to help harvest in North Kazakhstan