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24 September 2018

Mekong Statement calls on business and govts to provide effective remedies for human rights violations even beyond nat'l territories

Author: Helen Tugendhat & Hannah Storey, Forest Peoples Programme

Protect human rights in trans-boundary investments: the message from the 2018 SEA conference on Human Rights and Business," 13 September 2018...

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15 September 2018

ASEAN: Gov'ts face challenge of ensuring growth of renewable sector & protecting access to water

Author: ASEAN Post

"Water stress giving renewables a bad name," 16 September 2018...

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11 September 2018

Vietnam denies entry to rights advocates invited to the World Economic Forum

Author: Channel News Asia

Vietnam has denied entry to two prominent rights campaigners invited to attend this week's World Economic Forum in Hanoi, as the one-party communist state continues its hard line on critics of its dismal rights record....

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8 September 2018

WWF and NUS report reveals inadequate disclosures on management of climate risks among ASEAN banks

Author: Viet Nam News/Asia News Network

"World Wildlife Fund report warns ASEAN banks," 09 September 2018...

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2 September 2018

ASEAN: EU, ILO, and UN Women launch "Safe and Fair" programme to protect migrant women workers

Author: The Nation

"International push begins for 'Safe and Fair' treatment of women migrant workers in ASEAN," 30 August 2018...

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5 August 2018

Groups fear erosion of workers' rights in ASEAN's Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership pact

Author: Kalinga Seneviratne, IDN-Indepth News

"Asia's evolving 'free' trade deal may not benefit workers," 03 August 2018...

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26 July 2018

Civil society orgs. argue Asia-Pacific trade agreement likely to have adverse impact on labour rights, access to medicines, food & healthcare, if ratified

Author: Pavan Kulkarni, News Click (India)

"Organizations oppose Secretive Negotiations Around RCEP Trade Agreement", 20 Jul 2018...

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12 June 2018

ASEAN CSOs urge AICHR to develop code of conduct for constructive dialogues on regional action plans on business & human rights

Author: Various CSOs

"Oral Statement from CSOs During the AICHR Interregional Dialogue: Sharing Good Practices on Business and Human Rights, 04-06 June 2018...

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4 June 2018

Altsean Burma: ASEAN falls behind other regions on stakeholder engagement and access to remedies

Author: Altsean Burma

"ASEAN lags behind other regions on stakeholder engagement & access to remedy in the context of business & human rights," 03 June 2018...

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2 April 2018

South Korea: Groups urge govt to develop laws to ensure that companies respect labour and human rights in ASEAN countries

Author: Lee Ji-hye, Hankyoreh

"South Korean companies' treatment of workforce in ASEAN countries raising concerns," 01 April 2018...

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