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Transport workers map global fightback at ITF World Congress


The International Transport Workers’ Federation’s (ITF) 43rd World Congress opened in Sofia on Sunday with a passionate rallying cry for its 4.5 million members to “fight back” against global inequality

High-profile law firms join corporate lobbying on TTIP


Although large private corporations are to some extent ‘expected’ to lobby in favour of free trade agreements, the involvement of high-profile international law firms is more surprising

South Korea: safety regulation still lagging 100 days after ferry disaster


24 July 2014 marks the 100th day anniversary of the disaster where some 294 people died – 10 bodies are still unaccounted for. But given a discernible lack of progress in the investigation of the accident’s cause and the rescue operation’s failures, the families of the victims have been protesting in front of the country’s National Assembly