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20 July 2014

Bahrain: Labour Minister set up an Equal Opportunities Unit "EOU"

Author: Bahrain News Agency (Bahrain)

Labour Minister Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan issued a ministerial edict stipulating the formation of the Equal Opportunities Unit "EOU" in the Ministry of Labour in compliance with the Civil Service Bureau (CSB)'s Instruction No.: 4/2014... in...

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20 July 2014

Saudi Arabia: GCC to launch consumer protection body in 2016

Author: Saudi Gazette, Saudi Arabia

The planned Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) consumer protection commission will be launched in 2016, a source familiar with the situation told  Asharq Al-Awsat Arabic daily. The GCC has moved to set up a commission to protect consumers after markets in...

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20 July 2014

Saudi Arabia: Number of Saudi women employed in private sector doubles

Author: Habib Toumi, Gulf News, (Bahrain)

The number of Saudi women employed in the private sector almost doubled in one year to reach 400,000 last year, an official report (prepared by the labour ministry) has indicated. The meteoric rise from 48,406 women in 2009 to 100,000 in 2011 and 200...

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20 July 2014

Syria: Jihadists sell Syrian oil to Iraqi businessmen

Author: Agence France Presse, (France)

Jihadists sell Syrian oil to Iraqi businessmen...

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21 July 2014

China: OSI subsidiary Shanghai Husi alleged to have sold out-of-date meat to McDonald's, KFC & Pizza Hut

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20 July 2014

IndustriALL singles out Mexico & Colombia for “special attention” due to severe abuses of freedom of association

Author: IndustriALL

“Mexico and Colombia on IndustriALL’s critical list for severe worker violations"” - 14 July 2014 ...

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20 July 2014

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to launch consumer protection body in 2016

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NGO rejoinder
19 July 2014

Gaza: Keep up the Pressure

Author: Avaaz

Details of 6 companies actions and statements regarding Israel - Gaza War 2014.

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NGO rejoinder
19 July 2014

Israel-Palestine: This is how it ends

Author: Avaaz

As a new round of violence kicks off in Israel-Palestine and more children are killed, it's not enough just to call for another ceasefire. It’s time to take definitive non-violent action... Sign the petition on the right and call on 6 key banks,...

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19 July 2014

Oman: Cisco starts internship program in Oman

Author: Times of Oman (Oman)

Cisco...announced the launch of its annual university undergraduate internship programme in Oman, designed to help boost the job skills and employability of young talent. Departments at Cisco which will be open to interns to gain vital work experience...

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