Thursday, September 14, 2023


Canada Investigates Walmart, Hugo Boss, Diesel for Uighur Forced Labor Allegations

Canadian watchdog announces probe after finding companies unwilling to participate in preliminary assessment.

SpaceX sued for alleged refugee hiring discrimination

US Department of Justice says company wrongly claimed law meant it could only hire citizens and permanent residents.

US Charges Crypto Founders for Alleged North Korean Hacker Support

US officials allege Tornado Cash facilitated $1bn in money laundering transactions for North Korea's Lazarus Group.

Indonesia’s Dog Meat Sellers Fear Future Amid Trade Crackdowns

Animal welfare campaigners say dog meat trade should be outlawed due to its cruelty and risks to public health.

China Fines Mintz $1.5M for Unauthorized Work, Post Raids on Beijing Office

Fine against US consultancy firm comes amid growing concerns over China's openness to foreign investment.

Hong Kong Embraces Crypto Amid Overseas Crackdowns

The Chinese territory has issued its first licenses for retail crypto trading amid push to cash in on virtual assets.

Report: Singapore Employers Threatening Domestic Workers with Police

More than 80 percent of police reports made by bosses against their maids do not lead to charges, rights group says.

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