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Britain's Labour Party will not vote for 'blind Brexit'

Britain's Labour Party will not vote for 'blind Brexit'

Britain's main opposition Labour Party will not vote for a Brexit deal that offers little more than a ‘bridge to nowhere’, its foreign policy spokeswoman said on Sunday, increasing pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May.

Proposed insurance fund will protect workers' dues: Minister

Proposed insurance fund will protect workers' dues: Minister

HE Dr al-Nuaimi explained that the fund is complementary to the bundle of legislations issued by Qatar to protect the rights of workers.

New batch of inspectors sworn in at labour ministry

New batch of inspectors sworn in at labour ministry

The new inspectors were sworn in on Monday in front of HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi.

Dogged by past rhetoric, Duterte visits Israel

Dogged by past rhetoric, Duterte visits Israel

Tourism, labour and defence deals are also on the agenda, cementing relationships between the Asian power and booming Israel.

Labour ministry announces summer working hours

Labour ministry announces summer working hours

Work done in open workplaces should not be longer than five hours in the morning and must stop from 11:30 am to 3pm.

Philippines lifts ban for Kuwait-bound workers

Philippines lifts ban for Kuwait-bound workers

The Philippines on Wednesday lifted its ban on migrant workers heading to jobs in Kuwait, capping a diplomatic row sparked when a murdered Filipina maid was found in her employer's freezer.

Philippines' Duterte calls Kuwait work ban 'permanent'

Philippines' Duterte calls Kuwait work ban 'permanent'

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers in the Gulf nation.

Rickshaw pullers slowly fade from India's streets

Rickshaw pullers slowly fade from India's streets

Kolkata is one of the last places on earth where pulled rickshaws still feature in daily life, but Mohammad Maqbool Ansari is among a dying breed still eking a living from this back-breaking labour.

Doha to host Fifth Labour and Workers Conference

Doha to host Fifth Labour and Workers Conference

The Fifth Labour and Workers Conference will be held in Doha on May 1, organisers announced on Tuesday.

France braces for mass rail strikes

France braces for mass rail strikes

France braced Monday for the start of three months of rolling rail strikes, the first in a series of walkouts affecting sectors from energy to garbage collection as President Emmanuel Macron's reform agenda comes up against resistance.

Qatar 2022 will honour workers' rights, says  ITUC head

Qatar 2022 will honour workers' rights, says ITUC head

Sharan Burrow, general secretary, ITUC, said Doha was committed to scrapping the exploitative system of sponsored labour which affects 2mn migrant workers in the Gulf state.

Al-Nuaimi meets former Nepalese minister Lakhak

Al-Nuaimi meets former Nepalese minister Lakhak

During the meeting, the two sides talked about bilateral relations and ways to strengthen and support them, and also held discussions on issues of common interest.