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Vietnam should prioritize local factories for high-speed railway: senior official

The north-south high-speed railway should be seized as an opportunity for the country’s manufacturing sector and labor, a senior official says.

Rise of robots fuels slavery threat for Asian factory workers: analysts

The rise of robots in manufacturing in Southeast Asia is likely to fuel modern slavery as workers have to compete ...

Rights group hits Amazon, Foxconn over China labor conditions

Excessive hours, low wages, inadequate training and an overreliance on temporary workers show law violation.
June 11, 2018 | 07:56 am GMT+7

Daily violence, sex abuse in Walmart's Asian suppliers: charities

Asia accounts for a major part of global apparel exports, with Vietnam among the main players.
May 26, 2018 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Hundreds of workers besiege Saigon garment factory to demand wages

Desperate workers and their children are holding out for payment ahead of the Lunar New Year.
January 15, 2018 | 06:41 pm GMT+7

1,000 workers flee blaze at Nike, Adidas shoe factory in Saigon

No one was hurt and firefighters are investigating the cause.
August 28, 2017 | 11:30 am GMT+7

Asian factories hit hard in February, jobs on the line

 SYDNEY, March 1 (Reuters) - Manufacturing activity across much of Asia shrank in February with China suffering a seventh straight month of decline, a blow to policymakers who ...
March 04, 2016 | 01:51 pm GMT+7
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