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8 March 2020

Southeast Asia sees factory shutdowns and massive lay-offs due to Covid-19 outbreak

Author: Nandar Chan, Radio Free Asia

"Idle Factories, Empty Trade Zone Highlight Coronavirus Impact on Southeast Asia," 06 March 2020...

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29 February 2020

Commentary: SEA govts must shift subsidies to renewables & into distributed renewable-energy investments run by women

Author: Parimita Mohanty, Asia Times

"The case for women running shift to renewables", 28 February 2020...

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7 November 2019

Cambodia: PM calls on ASEAN and China to cooperate in the fight against human trafficking and other cross-border crimes

Author: Sokhean Ben, Khmer Times

"Hun Sen calls on Asean, China to combat cross-border crimes", 7 November 2019...

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27 October 2019

ASEAN: Multi-billion hair industry exploits women by buying hair at very low prices

Author: Liyana Hasnan, The ASEAN Post

"Human hair trade is exploiting ASEAN women," 21 October 2019...

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6 October 2019

Cambodia: ASEAN ministers discuss transboundary haze pollution and environment-related issues

Author: Xinhua

"ASEAN ministers to discuss environment-related issues in Cambodia", 5 October 2019...

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15 September 2019

ASEAN lawyers & trade unionists agree to develop a regional guideline on freedom of association in conference organised by ICJ and BHRRC

Author: International Commission of Jurists

"ASEAN lawyers and trade unionists agree to develop regional guidelines on freedom of association of workers in the ASEAN," 03 September 2019...

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15 September 2019

Indigenous Peoples call on ASEAN govts to ensure that corporations follow FPIC and recognise traditional rights

Author: IPHRD at ASEAN People's Forum 2019

"Indigenous People's Statement - ASEAN People's Forum 2019," 12 September  2019...

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24 August 2019

WWF reports that most Southeast Asian banks ignore climate change threats

Author: Tim Daubach, Eco-Business

"Climate change threats ignored by most Southeast Asian banks," 22 August 2019...

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16 August 2019

Australia & ASEAN launched a 10-year counter-trafficking initiative backed by A$80 million ($54 million) of funding to help businesses root out slavery in their supply chains

Author: Michael Taylor, Reuters

"Australia to help ASEAN firms tackle slavery in supply chains", 8 August 2019...

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18 June 2019

Canada: Govt. publishes updated guidelines on supporting defenders & emphasises role of business

On the occasion of the United Nation’s High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s visit to Canada, the Government of Canada released an updated version of the guidance on supporting human rights defenders for the staff of Canadian missions...

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