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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

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

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

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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5 December 2019

Vietnam: CSOs urge European Parliament not to ratify EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement until Vietnam fulfils its commitments to human rights

Author: Vietnam Committee on Human Rights & Que Me

"Civil society calls on European Parliament not to ratify EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement without firm guarantees on human rights", 4 Dec 2019...

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5 December 2019

Cambodia: 21 NGOs renew call for govt. to address gender-based violence at work

Author: Chheng Niem, The Phnom Penh Post

"NGOs renew call on gender-based violence at work", 2 December 2019...

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