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FORCED LABOR IN THE PRODUCTION OF ELECTRONIC GOODS IN MALAYSIA A Comprehensive Study of Scope and Characteristics by Verité EXECUTIVE SUMMARY [Pg 9] The conditions faced by foreign ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 07:53 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
Are you excited about the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight? Yeah? How about watching it on HBO pay per view since you won’t be able to score a ticket that is sure to cost in the 5 figures.
by donsnyc
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 07:13 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Question for you. If you could move anywhere in the world, outside of where you live now, to another country, would you? All expenses would be paid, a job guaranteed, etc... if you were to pack up ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 09:00 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Describing a clash that claimed the lives of 30 officers as a "misencounter" seems a bit of an understatement, but this is an insurgency that will not end soon or well.
by annieli
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2015 at 10:44 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Here we go again. Typhoon Hagupit (Tagalog for "lash") is headed DIRECTLY for the very areas hit by Yolanda a year ago. Eastern Samar Island, a rural area which borders Leyte Island and was ...
by brooklynliberal
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2014 at 07:12 AM PST with 16 Recommends
A new Super Typhoon has formed in the Western Pacific is is on a track heading towards the Philippines. Latest indications are its losing some of it intensity. 'Very Ugly': 32 Million in ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 06:06 PM PST with 40 Recommends
This is part 2 of a four-part article series “Cultivating Climate Justice” which tells the stories of community groups on the frontlines of the pollution, waste and climate crises, working ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 07:34 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Closed Circuit TV cameras show PFC Joseph Scott Pemberton, 19, and three other Marines were drunk when they entered a Ambyanz Disco in Olongapo City around 11pm on Saturday, October 11. They ...
by rserven
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
We March for Elephants We March for Rhinos We March for Lions People have asked us—“Why do you march? What good is marching? You should be making direct contact with people in power, with ...
by JrCrone
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Aug 29, 2014 at 08:29 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
On this Sunday afternoon I thought I would introduce you to one of the best men I have ever had the privilege of knowing. He had a real impact on my life. He was a Franciscan Priest and Missionary ...
by michelewln
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Jun 08, 2014 at 01:34 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
By Anne Lim, interviewed by Deepa Panchang   Anne Lim is from Quezon City, Philippines, where she serves as Executive Director of GALANG, a lesbian-led organization that works with urban poor ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed May 07, 2014 at 12:03 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Portions of this essay were adapted from several entries in Presidents' Body Counts at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/419159. The book is currently being given away for free. Three ...
by Al Carroll
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu May 01, 2014 at 06:10 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Welcome to the Overnight News Digest with a crew consisting of founder Magnifico, current leader Neon Vincent, regular editors side pocket, maggiejean, wader, Man Oh Man, rfall, and JML9999. ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 37 comments on Sun Apr 27, 2014 at 08:58 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Brief diary, an intro for what I hope will be more later. So I'm tagging along with my girlfriend and several of her colleagues on a trip to the Philippines for work (hers). I've never been ...
by raptavio
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Feb 25, 2014 at 07:59 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Nurses visit children in a tent city near pop-up health clinics ...
by National Nurses Movement
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 03:37 PM PST with 6 Recommends
So, it appears there's something being called a "truce" in Ukraine. It's doubtful this will be anything like an end to the troubles there, anymore than was Mykola Azarov's resignation earlier this ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 06:47 PM PST with 14 Recommends
The United States acquired the Philippines as a colony following the 1898 Spanish-American war. For American imperialists, acquisition of the Philippines was the start of the American empire and ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Jan 27, 2014 at 08:29 AM PST with 42 Recommends
I wrote this with the hopes that it could get published in Rappler.com, a Philippines based news agency, but it didn't make the cut so I am publishing it here.
by DustinDeMoss
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 30, 2013 at 09:19 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Palawan province is sparsely populated compared to the rest of the Philippines, and it is viewed as the country's frontier. But it also has some stunning scenery for the adventurous traveler. ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Dec 21, 2013 at 08:52 AM PST with 39 Recommends
The damaged airport terminal as I de-planed on Busunga Island after flying from Cebu City. There were only 7 people on the flight. Yolanda has badly affected tourism on Busunga. Much of the island ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 08:00 AM PST with 20 Recommends