Simplified procedure for emissions tests breeds cheating. Japan's government entrusts automakers with ensuring that autos meet legal standards and their own catalog specifications prior to shipping. In sample tests for calculating emissions levels, carmakers have leeway in how many vehicles to put through this time-consuming process, and how often.
South Asian migrants working in the multi-billion dollar construction industry in Arab Gulf countries are shouldering the costs of their own recruitment fees while companies and their clients are reaping the benefits from inexpensive labour, according to a study released Tuesday. The research by New York University's Stern Centre for Business and Human Rights found that workers spend an average of 10 to 18 months' worth of salary paying off the fees that help facilitate their migration. A slide in oil prices has slowed down the pace of construction in the Gulf and affected governments' abilities to pay for major infrastructure costs, but there is still strong demand for millions of low-wage construction workers.
By Martin EvansCrime Correspondent. More than 1, children were sexually abused over a 16 year period by gangs of paedophiles after police and council bosses turned a blind eye for fear of being labelled racist, a damning report has concluded. In some cases, parents who tried to rescue their children from abusers were themselves arrested.
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A Tokyo-based nonprofit group is providing job training to street children and victims of human trafficking or sexual exploitation in Asia and the Middle East to help them reintegrate into society and build their self-esteem. The organization, called Kokkyo naki Kodomotachi Children without Bordersstarted the vocational training for children in Cambodia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Palestinian territories in Among the participants is a year-old Cambodian woman who was abandoned on the streets soon after she was born.
The spate of suicides made headlines around the world. Last May, seven young Chinese workers producing Apple iPads for consumers across the globe took their own lives, prompting an investigation into working conditions at the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, southern China. Nine Chinese sociologists wrote an open letter to the media calling for an end to regimented and restrictive work practices which they condemned as "a model where fundamental human dignity is sacrificed for development".
Riding an elephant is one of the most popular tourist activities in Asia. Our damning report, published today, reveals that more than three quarters of nearly 3, elephants used for tourist entertainment in Asia are kept in severely-cruel conditions. You can read the online report, and share it with friends and family to inspire them to make better choices for elephants while on holiday.
Chinese corporations are all over Africa. The reason Chinese corporations are in Africa is simple; to exploit the people and take their resources. The Chinese corporations are trying to turn Africa into another Chinese continent.
Assessing the impact of China on global governance in the age of power diffusion. Emerging trends in transnational security: from the rise of non-state actors to force privatization. Collection of policy notes addressing the major issues driving international debate at the global level.