196

By James Balowski

For almost a week, thousands of workers from a garment factory, PT Great River Industries (GRI), in Bogor, West Java, have organised a wave of strikes and rallies in pursuit of better wages and conditions.

The

Market leaders

@lctext = "The Commissioner of Taxation, Mr Michael Carmody, describes transfer pricing [on international 'trade'] within a company] as the 'tax issue of the '90s' — and the tax office claims to have already uncovered major

By Bill Mason

BRISBANE — Factional warfare has begun inside the Queensland Labor Party following the final declaration of the state election, which the ALP won by a bare one seat.

In a bitter row over cabinet selection, the

Japanese government punished for air pollution

By Eva Cheng

In a landmark court ruling on July 5, the Japanese government and its Hanshin Expressway Public Corporation were ordered to pay 65 million yen to 18 victims — some of

WA teachers step up campaign

PERTH — At a mass meeting on July 27, teachers voted to extend their campaign for better education with a series of rolling strikes. Teachers will stop work for two hours each Thursday, beginning with the

Blame the system

By Kath Gelber

@column = Susan Smith, the woman who, in desperation, killed her two children and then blamed their disappearances on a black man who hijacked her car, has become the latest victim in that great

Pages

Subscribe to 196