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Virus: India's Nobel laureate fears upsurge in child labour

Indian Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi fears all his efforts in fighting child labour and trafficking could reverse as the pandemic forces children into labour.

September 21, 2020

Job or hijab? Singapore debates ban on Islamic veil at work

Although minority Muslim women can freely wear the hijab in most settings in Singapore, some professions bar the headscarf.

September 21, 2020

Japan's 'Suganomics' will target quick wins, not grand visions

Armed with a strong grip on Japan’s bureaucracy, Yoshihide Suga knows which levers to pull to get results, say government and ruling party officials who know him or have worked with him.

September 18, 2020

Post-pandemic travel pokes its head through clouds

Even if a vaccine is found for COVID-19, it will not alter the fact that our lives have been changed forever.

September 17, 2020