Cambodia raises minimum wage for garment industry amid COVID-19 outbreak

Phnom Penh (VNA) – Cambodian Labour Minister Ith Samheng on September 10 announced the new monthly minimum wage for the country’s garment and footwear industry at 192 USD in 2021 from current 190 USD, although the sector has been badly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Minister said Prime Minister Hun Sen decided to increase […]

LG Minimum Wage: Bayelsa Deputy Gov Ewhrudjakpo sues for patience

He said “Identity cards are the responsibility of government not the  unions. It will be well captured and centrally signed by an appropriate government official just as we did for the state workers where the Secretary to the State Government signed for every worker.”

Spain’s salad growers are modern-day slaves, say charities

The men sleep in the part that still has the semblance of a roof. They are crammed into three small rooms that are sour with the smell of dampness and stale food, the walls blackened by the camping stove they use to cook. The bathroom is the outbuilding next door, its roof long gone and […]

Marcus Rashford: Man Utd star calls for government U-turn on food voucher scheme

“This summer should have been filled with pride once more, parents and children waving their flags, but in reality, Wembley Stadium could be filled more than twice with children who have had to skip meals during lockdown due to their families not being able to access food. (200,000 children according to Food Foundation estimates).

Biden and Trump go on the offensive as U.S. campaign enters final stretch

LABOR ENDORSEMENTS Biden met with union leaders in Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania capital, and spoke virtually with the leader of the largest federation of U.S. labor unions, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. He also took questions from union workers and met earlier in the day with union members who served in the U.S. military.

Greece secures eurozone bailout extension for four months

With €7.2bn remaining to be tapped from the bailout funds, another €10bn reserved by the Europeans for recapitalising Greek banks and Athens having to make big debt repayments by next month, it is not clear whether any money will be disbursed before the troika verdict at the end of April. In the meantime, Tsipras is […]

Biden, Trump clash over coronavirus vaccine

The “great American comeback” – as the president and his campaign call the recovery – is also the theme of a new Trump re-election campaign commercial that’s running this week in 6 battleground states and on national cable TV.

Fuel, electricity hike ‘ll increase woes of Nigerians – Rep

Recall that on September 1, the Distribution Companies announced increase in electricity tariff in their areas of coverage. The Petroleum Pricing Marketing Company (PPMC) also increased the ex-depot price of petrol from N138 to NN151.56 per litre, triggering marketers to increase pump price from N148 to N162 per litre.

Liquidation business booms in South Korea as wave of small retailers close due to virus

“I can’t do them all but I still take about twice the work I used to, which is why I need to head out at 4 or 5 in the morning,” said You in the city of Suwon, south of Seoul, as he answers telephone calls and tightens ropes around tables and chairs on his […]

N10.43trn subsidy: You’re wrong, industry stakeholders, others tell FG

The students, who were initially stopped by operatives of the Department of State  Service, DSS, from moving through the Oke-Fia area of the town, later resorted to passing through Old-Garage to MDS and terminated their procession at the Correspondents’ Chapel  of Nigeria Union of Journalists at Ola-Iya junction, where they addressed journalists.