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30 January 2012

Gay Aeroflot steward ‘forced to marry woman’ [Russia]

Author: Stephen Gray, Pink News

A gay air steward for the Russian carrier Aeroflot was forced to marry a woman in order to keep his job...GayRussia.eu reported that campaigners had filed notice of a demonstration after gay employee Maxim Kupreev suffered unusual kind of...

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22 June 2011

Delta adopts Saudi 'no-Jew' fly policy [USA]

Author: Bob Unruh, WorldNetDaily

Delta Air Lines' plan to add Saudi Arabian Airlines to its SkyTeam Alliance of partnering companies would require...to ban Jews and holders of Israeli passports from boarding flights from New York or Washington bound for Jeddah, prompting…accusations...

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17 March 2009

S.Korea bans job ageism

Author: Agence France Presse

South Korea, one of the world's fastest ageing societies, is to ban age discrimination against job seekers, a human rights watchdog said on Tuesday. Under the law, which takes effect on Sunday, companies found guilty of ageist recruitment policies will...

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24 December 2008

Korean Air Snubs Gender Discrimination Accusation [So. Korea]

Author: Kim Rahn, Korea Times

A human rights agency accused Korean Air [part of Hanjin Group]...of discrimination against men in its recruitment of cabin attendants. The National Human Rights Commission recommended the nation's largest carrier to change its employment system, which...

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20 August 2007

Landmark report on transparency released [So. Korea]

Author: The Hankyoreh [So. Korea]

The Hankyoreh Economic Research Institute, an affiliate of The Hankyoreh, analyzed the “sustainability reports” of 22 local [So. Korean] companies to estimate how transparent they have been in disclosing their business achievements in diverse...

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26 July 2006

Korean Air in vanguard of social service

Author: Kim So-hyun, Korea Herald

Korean Air [part of Hanjin Group] has continuously expanded its social contribution and cultural sponsorship to share benefits with the underprivileged and become respected company.

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5 July 2006

Asia Pacific airline group opposes planned South Korean air tax

Author: AFP

An association of Asia-Pacific airlines expressed opposition to a plan by the South Korean government to levy an extra tax on air fares to raise aid money for poor countries...Reports say that South Korea is proposing to impose a tax of 1,000-won ...

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20 July 2005

Korea and Uzbekistan: (un)ethical investment

Author: James Rose, Ethical Corporation

Despite progressive ethical practices at home, Korean companies are surprisingly keen to do business with the oppressive regime in Uzbekistan. Even the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, neither averse to investing in...

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