Asia Pacific Currents

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Asia Pacific Currents

APC first went to air in the mid 1980s. We broadcast stories and issues from the Asia Pacific region from a labour and grassroots perspective.
The programs feature regular interviews with labour and human rights activists of the Asia Pacific region, updates on solidarity campaigns and reports of labour and progressive struggles in the region.Presented by Pier, Kavitha and Jiselle (pictured) as well as Diana and Budi.

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Jul 11, 2014

Violence against women workers in India

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour news from the Asia Pacific region and an interview with Kavita Krishnan from CPI M-L on gender violence in India.
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Jul 5, 2014

Intensified Israeli attack on Palestine

Asia Pacific Currents
This episode features an interview about the intensified attacks on the West Bank and Gaza by Israeli armed forces, with Melbourne-based Palestinian activist Reem Yunis.
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Jun 26, 2014

Union busting in the Philippines

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour news from the Asia Pacific region. Interview with Reden Alcantara, about the firing of union leaders at NXP semiconductors in the Philippines.
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May 31, 2014

40,000 shoe workers strike in China

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Labour news from the Asia Pacific region, and an interview about the strike of 40,000 workers at the Yue Yuen shoe factory in Dongguan, China.
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May 3, 2014

Injured worker from Bangladesh Tazreen fire speaks out

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour news from the Asia Pacific region, including a special roundup of May Day news. Recording of a speech by Sumi Abedin, a worker injured in the Tazreen factory in Bangladesh.
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Apr 5, 2014

Organizing transport workers in Hong Kong

Asia Pacific Currents
An interview with Lam, a delegate from the Bus Workers Union Hong Kong, who was at the Australian Council of Trade Unions' conference.
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Mar 15, 2014

Garment workers in struggle in Cambodia

Asia Pacific Currents
An interview with Athit Kong from the Coalition of Cambodian Apparel Workers Democratic Union about garment workers in Cambodia.
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Mar 8, 2014

International Women's Day in the Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific Currents
International Women's Day edition of Asia Pacific Currents: Labour news from the Asia Pacific region and an interview about the Korean railway workers' strike.

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