Workers’ rights issues should be resolved through negotiations, not by union busting, say 43 civil society and trade union groups.
“We have to work together to fight the tyranny of economic supremacy that puts profit above people and the environment,” said an expert at a seminar organised by Save Malaysia Stop Lynas.
Several independent UN human rights experts have urged the Malaysian government to reverse its decision to ban the Herald from using the word Allah, reports the UN News Centre.
SYDNEY — It is the third day that Malaysian citizens have occupied the headquarters of Australian rare earth miner, Lynas Corporation, reports the Stop Lynas campaign.
Sarawak indigenous leaders have launched an online signature campaign against land grabbing by private and government corporations, reports Pan AP.
The Obama administration is hosting the first major round of Trans-Pacific Partnership talks without any formal stakeholder process, says Arthur Stamoulis.
The TPP would strip AMericans constitutional rights, while offering no gains for the majority of them; it’s a win for corporations, says Mark Weisbrot.
US demands in the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement text, as revealed by WikiLeaks, have contradicted Obama’s policy and public opinion at home and abroad, reports Public Citizen.
Bersih is discontinuing its defamation suit against the New Straits Times after it agreed to apologise for linking the coalition and three others to a “plot to destabilise government”.
The Philippines lead negotiator Yeb Sano has told the UN climate summit in Warsaw that the “colossal devastation” from Typhoon Haiyan should serve as a warning to the planet.