Daily Archives: August 12, 2010

Cambodians fight for higher pay amid inflation crisis

A union movement in Cambodia is growing as workers step up protests, demanding higher pay to cope with rising inflation. Last month the government raised the minimum wage for employees in the garment industry, which accounts for a massive portion … Continue reading

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Disasters could push food prices up

Fires, floods, locusts and droughts – a combination of crises that could mean higher food prices around the world over the next 12 months. The US agriculture department will release a report on Thursday assessing world grain supplies. Many analysts … Continue reading

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