Singapore’s first labor protest since the 1980s led to the deportation of 29 Chinese bus drivers yesterday and the prosecution of five others, highlighting the difficulty balancing a workforce reliant on foreign employees.
China must spend at least 41.6 trillion yuan ($6.8 trillion) over two decades to integrate rural workers living in cities and towns so the country realizes benefits of urbanization, a United Nations report said.
President Vladimir Putin’s ally is poised for a decisive win in Moscow’s mayoral vote as Alexey Navalny, who led anti-government protests in the city, struggles to challenge his rival’s stewardship of the Russian capital.
Muscovites vote in mayoral elections today with polls predicting a win for President Vladimir Putin’s ally Sergei Sobyanin over Alexey Navalny, who led anti- government protests in the Russian capital.
The International Trade Union Confederation and Building Workers International urged FIFA and the Qatari government to prove that migrant workers won’t be subject to “inhuman” conditions as the Persian Gulf nation begins to build stadiums in anticipation of the 2022 World Cup.