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Companies must advocate for LGBT rights everywhere in the world, not just where it's easy
Companies must advocate for LGBT rights everywhere in the world, not just where it's easy

It has now become commonplace for major corporations to join in on LGBT events such as Pride Month, National Coming Out Day or the International...

By Ken Chan 12 Nov 2021

SOUTH AFRICA

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To ban or not to ban plastic shopping bags? Implications and proposed solutions

Dubbed the 'white flower' in SA, the negative effects of single-use plastic shopping bags include reducing the aesthetic value of landscapes, clogging waterways, depleting petroleum reserves...

By Asphat Muposhi, Mercy Mpinganjira, Marius Wait 23 Jun 2021

GLOBAL

Biden administration moves to rejoin UN Human Rights Council
Biden administration moves to rejoin UN Human Rights Council

US President Joe Biden's administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, three years after former...

8 Feb 2021

GLOBAL

Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship
Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship

Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens...

By Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020

GLOBAL

UN ruling could be a game-changer for climate refugees and climate action
UN ruling could be a game-changer for climate refugees and climate action

The recent ruling by the United Nations that governments cannot return people to countries where their lives might be threatened by climate change is a potential game-changer...

By Yvonne Su 29 Jan 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Nissan taking South Korea to court over emission claims
Nissan taking South Korea to court over emission claims

Japanese automaker Nissan said on Monday it is taking South Korea to court in response to Seoul's claims that it manipulated emissions data...

28 Jun 2016

SOUTH KOREA

Adultery site back in business in South Korea with vengeance
Adultery site back in business in South Korea with vengeance

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: The global adultery hook-up site Ashley Madison is back in South Korea and customers have greeted its return to the country with enthusiasm...

15 Apr 2015

SOUTH KOREA

Samsung says it investigated allegations that one of its suppliers, HEG Electronics used underage labour and student workers in its manufacturing plants and found no evidence to support the claim. Image: .
Samsung denies using child labour

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: South Korea's Samsung Electronics has refuted fresh allegations by a labour protection watchdog that one of its suppliers in China is using child workers.

1 Sep 2014

SOUTH KOREA

Samsung's JK Shin has announced that all patent wrangles between it and Apple are now off except in the USA. Image:
Apple, Samsung call of war in rest of the world

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Arch-rivals Samsung and Apple have decided to drop a series of bitter patent disputes pending in multiple courts outside the United States, the South Korean electronics company says.

7 Aug 2014

SOUTH KOREA

A South Korean man let his baby starve to death while he played online games. Image:
Korean man lets child starve while he's online

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: South Korean police said they had arrested a man for allegedly allowing his infant son to starve to death while spending days playing online games at Internet cafes.

15 Apr 2014

SOUTH KOREA

Apple wins against Samsung in South Korea
Apple wins against Samsung in South Korea

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: South Korean company Samsung lost its latest claim in a long-running global copyright battle against bitter rival Apple, a surprise blow to the electronics company in its home market.

13 Dec 2013

SOUTH KOREA

South Korea moves to restrict alcohol advertising
South Korea moves to restrict alcohol advertising

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: South Korea has drafted a new law aimed at restricting alcohol advertising amid mounting concerns over binge drinking and alcohol-related crimes, a government official said on Thursday.

6 Sep 2012

UNITED STATES

Samsung, Sharp in LCD price-fixing settlement
Samsung, Sharp in LCD price-fixing settlement

NEW YORK, US: South Korea's Samsung, Japan's Sharp and five other Asian firms have agreed to a US$553m settlement for illegally fixing liquid crystal display prices, New York state's attorney general said on Tuesday.

28 Dec 2011



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