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Vietnam is Asia’s new manufacturing powerhouse

Source: www.vietnambreakingnews.com
Date: April 2, 2014
Link: www.vietnambreakingnews.com
Author: Thanh Nien News

Vietnam became in 2014 the biggest exporter to the U.S among the 10 main exporting countries in the region. With its strategic location, its younger population and labour costs lower than China, the country has attracted major global companies, like Samsung and Siemens, besides apparel and shoemakers.

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Debating minimum wage effects in South Africa

Source: www.dailymaverick.co.za
Date: December 17, 2014
Link: www.dailymaverick.co.za
Author: Gilad Isaacs & Ben Fine

The low wage model seems to have reached its limits in South Africa with a number of effects of low pay such as increased labour tensions, lack of investment, reduced exports, and insufficient prospects on domestic market.

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Wage increase in Manila, Philippines is still not enough to keep up with the rising cost of living

Source: www.cnnphilippines.com
Date: April 15, 2015
Link: www.cnnphilippines.com
Author: Mikas Matsuzawa

The minimum wage in Manila has recently increased by 15 Peso (USD 0.34 cents). Even though some welcomed this hike, a local Think Thank claimed that it is far from enough to keep up with rising living costs. According to their calculations with this hike workers with their new wage will only be able to cover 40% of their family needs.

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Cambodia: Labor Laws Fail to Protect Garment Workers

Source: www.hrw.org
Date: March 12, 2015
Link: www.hrw.org
Author: HRW

The Cambodian government is failing to protect garment workers who are producing for international apparel brands from serious labor rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said in a new report.

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Labor Rights Abuses in Cambodia’s Garment Industry

Source: www.hrw.org
Date: March 12, 2015
Link: www.hrw.org
Author: HRW

This 140-page report documents lax government enforcement of labor laws and brand actions that hinder monitoring and compliance. In recent years, wage protests, instances of garment workers fainting, and burdensome union registration procedures have spotlighted the plight of workers in Cambodia’s garment factories.

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New report showing evidence of poor wages and working conditions in garment factories in Cambodia

Source: www.phnompenhpost.com
Date: March 13, 2015
Link: www.phnompenhpost.com
Author: Sean Teehan

The new report ‘Work Faster or Get Out’, from Human Rights Watch present details about the substandard wages and working conditions faced by employees in exporting garment factories and their sub-contractors.

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