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9 December 2019

UAE: Hundreds of Reem Island construction workers strike over unpaid wages

Workers at an unnamed construction company in Abu Dhabi have been repeatedly protesting against months of unpaid wages. In July 2019 it was reported that hundreds workers were downing tools and refusing to work in protest....

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9 December 2019

Uganda: Local cultural group say proposed dam construction will compromise local tourism, environment & livelihoods

Author: The Independent (Uganda)

"Bunyoro Kingdom rejects Murchison Falls power dam plans"...

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7 December 2019

Myanmar: Refugees displaced by conflict worry about losing land to Chinese-backed Belt and Road Initiative infrastructure projects

Author: Kan Thar, Elizabeth Jangmar, Ye Kaung Myint Maung, & Eugene Whong, Radio Free Asia

"Refugees in Myanmar's Shan State Fear Losing Untended Land to China Projects"...

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6 December 2019

French Polynesia: Strike against Intercontinental hotels underway over dismissal of four employees for alleged rape

Author: Radio New Zealand

"Strike underway in French Polynesia at 4 luxury hotels", 29 November 2019...

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6 December 2019

Lao Dam Resettlement Village Out of Water Due to Drought

Author: Max Avary & Richard Finney, Radio Free Asia

3 December 2019...

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6 December 2019

Papua New Guinea: NGO calls for Pacific-wide ban on seabed mining as new company intends to mine Bismarck Sea floor

Author: Radio New Zealand

"NGO calls for Pacific-wide ban on seabed mining", 29 November 2019...

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6 December 2019

Bahrain: Retailer Jawad faces legal case over salary non-payment to hundreds of employees

Author: Raji Unnikrishnan, GDN Online (Bahrain)

"Decision pending in pay row case, 80 employees claim they have not been paid for nine months," 30 Nov 2019...

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6 December 2019

Laos: Chinese-owned factory that operates without permit emits foul smell that affects residents' health; causes death of worker

Author: Eugene Whong, Radio Free Asia

"Chinese-Owned Factory in Laos Causes Health Scare, Foul Smells in Nearby Villages", 4 December 2019...

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6 December 2019

Thailand: Forced labour & exploitation in seafood industry persist as result of buyers' business model, research reveals

In December 2019, Freedom Fund and Humanity United released 'Tracking Progress: Assessing Business Responses to Forced Labour and Human Trafficking in the Thai Seafood Industry', which examines how the seafood sector has addressed the issues of forced...

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5 December 2019

Singapore: Facebook publishes a ‘correction notice' to a dissident’s post as govt. invokes fake news law

Author: BBC

"Facebook bows to Singapore's 'fake news' law with post 'correction'", 30 Nov 2019...

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