Weekly Update 22 January: Davos 2020 - Activists & Investors press companies to tackle climate crisis
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Approximately 140 former staff of the now shuttered Great Duke Hotel in the capital are planning a strike this morning to seek a resolution from owners of the hotel as compensation is now overdue. The hotel has been shut down since December 2019.
Myanmar: Kirin's subsidiaries allegedly maintain business ties with Myanmar's military; company responds
The Guardian's article, "Australian craft beer brewer faces criticism over partnership with Myanmar military", alleges that Kirin’s business partnership with the Myanmar military “provides not only much-needed foreign currency for the isolated Myanmar...
Philippines: Labour group alleges labour rights violations of Korean-owned Se Jung Apparel; company did not respond
An article posted by a labour-rights watch group Partido Manggagawa alleges that Korean-owned Se Jung Apparel has “maintained its illegal and hardline stance that it will grant the 13th month pay in March instead of December". The article further...