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Author: Zaw Zaw Htwe, Myanmar Times
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Pacific: State members of the Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency enact crew welfare regulations based on the ILO 188 Work in Fishing Convention
Author: Human Rights at Sea
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Author: Miles Moore, Crain
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Author: Kieran Guilbert, Thomson Reuters Foundation
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Author: Cyclical Consumer Goods, Reuters
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Author: Raquel Carvalho, South China Morning Post
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USA: Ongoing investigation after employee death at Tesla amid health & safety concerns; Incl. co. comment
Author: Linette Lopez, Business Insider
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