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17 June 2019

So. Africa: ArcelorMittal criminally charged for environmental pollution; company comments

Author: Sipho Kings, Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

‘ArcelorMittal charged with breaking environment laws’ 7 June 2019...

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25 May 2019

Malaysia: Stench & ash from plastic factory in Sepang affect residents' health

Author: Adam Abu Bakar, Free Malaysia Today

"Residents demand closure of Sepang plastic factory", 26 May 2019...

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20 May 2019

Nigeria: Parliament suspends Sterling Global Oil Exploration and Energy for failure to company with regulatory requirements & environmental pollution

Author: Levinus Nwabughiogu, Vanguard (Nigeria)

“Reps halt oil exploration in Anambra” 9 May 2019...

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13 May 2019

India: Illegal recruitment agencies answer high demand in Telangana, leaving thousands of migrant workers open to Gulf labour abuse

Author: Charan Teja, The News Minute

"Despair in search of livelihood: the saga of the Telangana Gulf migration", 10 May 2019...

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10 May 2019

Indonesia: Govt. will eradicate use of toxic mercury in small-scale gold mining & health care sectors

Author: Fransiska Nangoy, Wilda Asmarini & Bernadette Christina Munthe, Reuters

"Indonesia says ramping up push against mercury in mining, industry", 7 May 2019...

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15 April 2019

Google will require temp workers receive $15 minimum wage & parental leave

Author: Alex Castro, The Verge

Google said... it would require its extended, non-employee workforce in the United States receive comprehensive health care coverage, a $15 minimum wage, and 12 weeks of parental leave. The move follows protests from employees and other workers......

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12 April 2019
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Author: Urgente 24 (Argentina)

“Batalla legal contra las farmacéuticas por los opiáceos recuerda a la ofensiva antitabaco de los '90” – 10 de abril de 2019...

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31 March 2019

Zimbabwe: Govt. urged to enforce safety regulations in the wake of rise in mining-related occupation hazards

Author: Gibson Mhaka, Chronicle (Zimbabwe)

“Expedite investment in the occupational health and safety of miners” 2 April 2019...

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23 March 2019

Malaysia: Directors, driver of tyre-processing co. charged for illegally dumping chemicals into river

Author: The Straits Times

"Pasir Gudang chemical spill: Singaporean among three charged over pollution of river", 24 March 2019...

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13 March 2019

Open For Business provides framework for cos. to act in public sphere to promote LGBT+ inclusion

Author: Open For Business (USA)

"Channels of Influence: How Companies Can Promote LGBT+ Inclusive Societies", Mar 2019...

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