Sunday, 13 June 2021

Highlights

After years of campaigning by the Japanese Trade Union Confederation (JTUC)-RENGO, the Bill on the Strengthening of Related Laws for the Conclusion of the Convention on the Abolition of Forced Labor (C105) (hereafter, "the Bill") was approved and ena...

10 June 2021

Today, 28 May 2021, Lee Cheuk Yan has been handed a new sentence of additional 18 months of jail time for taking part in a peaceful pro-democracy protest on China’s National Day in October 2019. This is on top of the 18-month imprisonment sentence ...

28 May 2021

In line with the commemoration of the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour this 2021, the ITUC-Asia Pacific launches the #EndChildLabour Poster Competition on 12 May to raise awareness on the urgent need to take action to elimi...

12 May 2021

Today, we celebrate the historic values and achievements of the international trade union movement and reaffirm our commitment to organise workers everywhere and support their fights for democratic rights.This year, we mark May Day in difficult circu...

1 May 2021

On the occasion of May Day, the Confederation of Trade Unions Myanmar (CTUM) calls on the international trade union movement to support the civil disobedience movement (CDM) in Myanmar. Concrete actions from trade unions globally can contribute ...

30 April 2021

ITUC AP condemns the police killing of 5 workers in Banshkhali power plant in Bangladesh on 18 April 2021. The incident took place in an under-construction coal-fired power plant which is a joint venture of S Alam Group, a Bangladeshi industrial cong...

25 April 2021

On 18 August 2019, about 1.7 million Hong Kong citizens gathered in parks and street to protest against police brutality and to demand for democratic reforms. The protestors were not deterred by the rains on that fateful day; rather, the Hong Kong st...

19 April 2021

*Presented by Shoya Yoshida, General Secretary, ITUC-Asia Pacific, during the ITUC Webinar on COVID 19: Vaccines, Testing, and Treatment - Access for All, 7 April 2021, VirtualA true test for the global communityCOVID-19 is a true test for the global...

9 April 2021

Lee Cheuk Yan, General Secretary of Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU), was found guilty for participating in unauthorised assembly against the abuses of police power in August 2019. The conviction of Lee Cheuk Yan and six other prominen...

5 April 2021

The violent and brutal attacks against anti-coup protesters in Myanmar continue to escalate. At least 510 people have been killed and more than 2,574, including trade unionists, have been detained since the military seized power in a coup d’état o...

31 March 2021
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