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International Analysis: Migrant Workers’ Lack of Social Insurance is China’s Next “Pollution”

July 25, 2014 1:35 pm1 comment

By Li Qiang – Op-Ed — The Mark News — Established in 1989, the Shenzhen Baode Toy Factory is a typical export-oriented supplier factory. In August 2013, workers went on strike at the plant, protesting unpaid or underpaid social insurance. Subsequently, the workforce at Baode fell from about 3,000 to 1,000 […]

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Lima’s Rapid Transit System Completes Line 1

July 24, 2014 4:17 pm1 comment
Lima’s Rapid Transit System Completes Line 1

Lima’s rapid transit system has added an extra 12 km to Line 1 of its electric train route, beginning the new service this Friday from Av. Grau in downtown Lima along 10 new stations to San Juan de Lurigancho. The electric Metro system starts in Lima’s southern cone, in Villa […]

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Loreto’s Regional President Turns Himself In to Police

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Loreto’s Regional President Turns Himself In to Police

The regional president of Peru’s Loreto region, Yvan Vasquez, has turned himself over to police, after going into hiding for almost a week when a court order was issued for his arrest. Vasquez showed up at a political rally in Iquitos, the capital of Loreto, where he went into police […]

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Humala Appoints Ana Jara as New Premier

July 23, 2014 3:40 pm0 comments
Humala Appoints Ana Jara as New Premier

President Ollanta Humala appointed a new Premier on Tuesday, his sixth cabinet chief since taking office three years ago. In a ceremony late Tuesday, Humala installed his former Labor minister, Ana Jara, to succeed Rene Cornejo, who headed the cabinet for barely four months until his resignation on Monday night. Humala also […]

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Archaeologists Find Temple Used by Ancient Shark Hunters

July 22, 2014 1:40 am0 comments
Archaeologists Find Temple Used by Ancient Shark Hunters

Archaeologists in northern Peru have found a temple that was used by fishermen who set out to sea to hunt sharks over 3,000 years ago, according to daily El Comercio. The temple was unearthed in Pampas Gramalote, a community near Huanchaco, a fishing and surfing hub located just north of Trujillo in […]

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Final Investigation of La Cantuta Crimes To Prove Difficult

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Final Investigation of La Cantuta Crimes To Prove Difficult

In a move to finalize the search for the remains of university students and a professor killed in 1992 by a military intelligence “death squad”, state attorney Juan de la Cruz is to carry out an inspection this week of two gravesites, in Huachipa and in Cieneguilla. The state attorney’s office […]

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