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15 February, 2013

Resumen de luchas obreras en Asia en diciembre 2012 y enero 2013 [en] Summary of workers’ struggles in Asia in December 2012 and January 2013

Resumen y vínculos a páginas de noticias de las luchas de los trabajadores en Asia oriental durante diciembre 2012 y enero de 2013 y fuentes relacionadas.

These last two months there has been news from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, North Korea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
December 2012
Cambodia 1: Strike over right to organise at Cambo Handsome Ltd garment factory in Phnom Penh (link 1) (link 2)
Cambodia 5: Strike over firing of union organisers at Nex-T Apparel (Cambodia) Co. Ltd. In Phnom Penh (link 1)
Cambodia 12: Strike over wages and conditions at Smart Tech (Cambodia) Co Ltd bicycle factory in Bavet, Svay Rieng (link 1)
Cambodia 13: Strike over working conditions and right to organise at Tropicana Casino in Poipet, Banreay Meanchey (link 1) (link 2)
Cambodia 27: Strike at Svay Rieng (Cambodia) Garment Co Ltd hospital gown factory in Bavet, Svay Rieng (link 1)
Cambodia 28: Strikes against sacking on union organisers at Master and Frank factory in Ang Snuol, Kandal Province and Canpress Holdings factory in Phnom Penh (link 1) (link 2) (link 3)
China 11: Strike by ship workers over unpaid wages at Jiangsu Eastern Shipyard in Jingjiang, Jiangsu Province (link 1) (link 2)
China 11: Protest against police brutality in Dongxing, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region (link 1) (link 2) (link 3)
China 21: Strike over wages at Shyang Ho Footwear factory Foshan, Guangdong Province (link 1)
China 27: Strike over redundancy payments at Wong’s Electronics factory in Shenzhen, Gunagdong Province (link 1)
Indonesia 5: Protest against outsourcing in Jakarta (link 1) (link 2)
Indonesia 6: Protest by workers for rise in minimum wage in Bali (link 1)
Indonesia 6: Strike and blockade for rise in minimum wage in Medan, North Sumatra (link 1) (link 2) (link 3)
Indonesia 7: Protest by workers for rise in minimum wage in Palembang, South Sumatra (link 1)
Japan 11: Strike and blockades for increase in minimum wage in Medan, North Sumatra (link 1)
Japan 31: Partial success by foreign language teachers at Berlitz after 4 year legal battle following strike (link 1)
Philippines 5: Strike over wages and working hours at Brokenshire College in Davao City, Mindanao (link 1)
Philippines 9: Strike and protest by workers for incentive payments at Metro Manila Development Authority in Manila (link 1)
Singapore 6: Protest by crane operators over unpaid wages (link 1) (link 2) (link 3)
Singapore 19: Strike by construction workers over unpaid wages at Sime Chong Construction Pte Ltd (link 1)