180 Vietnamese migrant workers building a wharf in Inchon, South Korea, launched one brief strike in July, 2010, and another last January.
From workers striking in Korea to Spanish complicity in U.S. war crimes, what's going on in the world.
UNITED NATIONS - A UN Security Council statement, reflecting weeks of diplomatic wrangling over the March 26 sinking of the South Korean military ship Cheonan, seems to have diffused tensions.
UNITED NATIONS - A few years ago, one would have assumed that today, June 15, would be a day of celebration across the Korean peninsula.
UNITED NATIONS-The turmoil that has swept Korea after the tragic March 26 sinking of the Cheonan, a South Korean naval ship, and the subsequent death of 46 sailors has left the peninsula closer to the war than it has been for decades.
Europe's attack on working class; Afghan police problems; anti-woman discrimination in S. Korea; Cuban health shakeup.
In this World Notes, the Austrian Parliament last month authorized civil unions between same-sex couples; Bolivia on climate change, Cuba on nutrition, sanctions on Eritrea, PFLP marks 42nd anniversary, South Korean autoworkers opt for bonuses.
South Africa and health care, Mexico and mining, South Korea and unions, Romania and general strike, Afghanistan and development, Cuba and milestones