MOE probes alleged exploitation of Eswatini students by Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced on Thursday (May 28) that it is opening up an investigation into charges that Mingdao University (MDU) has allegedly been exploit...

Over 40 Eswatini students duped into skinning chickens in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 40 Eswatini students who thought they were realizing their dream of studying abroad were disheartened when they encountered harsh working conditions and long hours in...

Soccer union sees rising case load amid virus shutdown

GENEVA (AP) — Soccer players in Belarus are worried about playing games in the only European top-tier league still in action during the coronavirus pandemic, their global union said Tuesday. ...

Goodell’s stint atop NFL quite a roller-coaster ride

NEW YORK (AP) — During the fall of 2011, a couple of months after the NFL's lockout of the players ended and the regular season began as scheduled, a class of graduate students was asked to rate the p...

Miller's Hall candidacy split MLB, just like union tenure

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marvin Miller's Hall of Fame candidacy split baseball, much like his tenure as the head of the players' association. Former Commissioner Fay Vincent, a long and voci...

IOC’s Bach asked to intervene in Tokyo Olympic labor dispute

TOKYO (AP) — An international trade union wants IOC President Thomas Bach to intervene and investigate alleged labor and safety violations at venues being built for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. ...

Taiwan's concept artists make a splash at New York festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— New York Performa 2019 Biennial features five contemporary Taiwan artists and their conceptual multimedia works, throughout New York and until Nov. 24. Performa, an inte...

Thailand to seek talks with US on trade privileges loss

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — Officials say Thailand plans to seek talks with the United States on a decision to end preferential trade privileges on a range of Thai exports including seafood. ...

Labor union wants inspections at Tokyo Olympic venues

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers and two government bodies building venues for next year’s games have until the end of the month to agree to outside inspections on construction sites. ...

Sex discrimination lawsuit filed against Saipan casino

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleges in a lawsuit that a Saipan casino discriminates against women workers. The agency fil...

Bolton meets Japanese officials to discuss Iran, South Korea

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton has held talks with Japanese officials, presumably to discuss a U.S.-led military coalition to safeguard shipping in the Strait of Hormuz amid e...

GOP officials rehash old fight against Volkswagen union vote

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Tennessee Republicans predicting economic harm if workers at Volkswagen's car assembly plant in Chattanooga vote to unionize are following a blueprint that helped GOP offic...

IOC inspectors face report on tough Olympic work conditions

TOKYO (AP) — An IOC inspection team took a routine tour of venues being built for the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, just days after an international labor union federation derided difficult working condi...

Oregon teachers walk out demanding better school funding

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Holding signs and wearing T-shirts declaring "Proud Educator," teachers across Oregon staged a one-day walkout Wednesday demanding for more money for schools. The ...

The Latest: Harris says she'd press McD's on labor issues

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic campaign for president (all times local): 11 a.m. Kamala (KAH'-mah-lah) Harris says that if she becomes president, she...