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Qatar ensures fair labour recruitment procedures: minister

Qatar ensures fair labour recruitment procedures: minister

Qatar has exerted great efforts to establish good practices in the worker recruitment process through a package of legislative reforms, HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs ...

Flights resume after strike at Kenya's main airport grounds thousands of passengers

Flights resume after strike at Kenya's main airport grounds thousands of passengers

Thousands of air passengers were stranded in Kenya on Wednesday after a strike by aviation workers at the main Nairobi airport led to the cancellation and delay of scores of flights and the use of riot police to break up the industrial action.

Hundreds of flights axed as fresh strike hits German airports

Hundreds of flights axed as fresh strike hits German airports

Hundreds of flights were cancelled at eight German airports Tuesday, including at the nation's busiest travel hub Frankfurt, as security staff walked off the job in a deepening row over pay.

Britain's Labour Party will not vote for 'blind Brexit'

Britain's Labour Party will not vote for 'blind Brexit'

Britain's main opposition Labour Party will not vote for a Brexit deal that offers little more than a ‘bridge to nowhere’, its foreign policy spokeswoman said on Sunday, increasing pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May.

Proposed insurance fund will protect workers' dues: Minister

Proposed insurance fund will protect workers' dues: Minister

HE Dr al-Nuaimi explained that the fund is complementary to the bundle of legislations issued by Qatar to protect the rights of workers.

New batch of inspectors sworn in at labour ministry

New batch of inspectors sworn in at labour ministry

The new inspectors were sworn in on Monday in front of HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi.

Dogged by past rhetoric, Duterte visits Israel

Dogged by past rhetoric, Duterte visits Israel

Tourism, labour and defence deals are also on the agenda, cementing relationships between the Asian power and booming Israel.

Labour ministry announces summer working hours

Labour ministry announces summer working hours

Work done in open workplaces should not be longer than five hours in the morning and must stop from 11:30 am to 3pm.

Philippines lifts ban for Kuwait-bound workers

Philippines lifts ban for Kuwait-bound workers

The Philippines on Wednesday lifted its ban on migrant workers heading to jobs in Kuwait, capping a diplomatic row sparked when a murdered Filipina maid was found in her employer's freezer.

Philippines' Duterte calls Kuwait work ban 'permanent'

Philippines' Duterte calls Kuwait work ban 'permanent'

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers in the Gulf nation.

Rickshaw pullers slowly fade from India's streets

Rickshaw pullers slowly fade from India's streets

Kolkata is one of the last places on earth where pulled rickshaws still feature in daily life, but Mohammad Maqbool Ansari is among a dying breed still eking a living from this back-breaking labour.

Doha to host Fifth Labour and Workers Conference

Doha to host Fifth Labour and Workers Conference

The Fifth Labour and Workers Conference will be held in Doha on May 1, organisers announced on Tuesday.