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29.04.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

How will you fight for workers this week?

How will you fight for workers this week?

Dear readers, This is the season to stand with workers! Today, unions observe Workers’ Memorial Day to remember those who have died on the job and to renew the fight for safe jobs. And this Sunday, there will be demonstrations around the globe to commemorate May 1, International Workers’ … »

28.04.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

New economy, same old problems for China’s workers

New economy, same old problems for China’s workers

04.2016 Supporting the Workers’ Movement in China New economy, same old problems for China’s workers Workers employed in China’s new online companies are increasingly taking to the streets in protest as their bosses fail to pay wages and lay off staff without any compensation. CLB noted last week … »

26.04.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Nepal earthquake: one year on

Nepal earthquake: one year on

PUTTING CHILDREN AT THE HEART OF OUR RESPONSE The April and May earthquakes in Nepal caused nearly 9,000 deaths and injured over 100,000 people. Children lost friends and family members, faced injuries and disability. »

24.04.2016 Tony Henderson

Sheik Muiz Bukhary holds Islamic discourse in Hong Kong

Sheik Muiz Bukhary holds Islamic discourse in Hong Kong

This past Friday April 22, 2016, I had the great pleasure of listening to Islamic scholar from Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sheik Muiz Bukhary who is also an imam of the largest Jumu’ah Masjid there. Following the talk, I spoke to the preacher saying that I wished many people like myself … »

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