Asia

Workers' struggles in Asia (January 2010 Part 2)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around Asia (excluding mainland China and Hong Kong) in the last half of January.

Workers' struggles in Asia (January 2010)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around Asia (exluding mainland China) in the first month of the decade (as of the 16th of January).

Workers' struggles in China (January 2010)

Summaries and links to news reports of workers' struggles around China in the first month of the decade (as of the 16th of January).

Workers' struggles around Asia (October 2009)

A round-up of links to reports about workers' struggles in Cambodia, Korea and Thailand.

Workers' struggles in China (October 2009)

A round-up of links to reports about struggles in China.

Workers' struggles in China (September 2009)

A round-up of links to reports about struggles in China.

Workers' struggles around Asia (September 2009)

A round-up of links to reports about workers' struggles around Asia (excluding China). Updated 1/10/2009.

China pollution protesters storm lead smelter

The Dongling Lead and Zinc Smelting factory that poisoned hundreds.

Hundreds of Shaanxi villagers force their way into factory that poisoned more than 600 children.

Various protests from Cambodia to Malaysia, and Sweden.

Here are some links to articles on various protests that have taken place recently in Cambodia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China and a strike by Vietnamese workers in Sweden.

New report on the state of the worker's movement in China

China Labour Bulletin published a report based on a study of 100 different workers' protests, which found that workers there are becoming more effective in organising outside union structures.