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3 January 2013
An estimated 130,000 joined protest marches on 1 January against Hong Kong's leader Leung Chun-ying, also known as "CY".
29 June 2011
Ahead of premier Wen Jiabao's visit to Europe, to cement more trade deals, the Chinese authorities released from jail prominent dissidents Ai Weiwei, the artist, and Hu Jia...
1 June 2011
The Swiss based multibillion dollar mining, energy and food trader Glencore was listed on the London and Hong Kong stock markets on 24 May, writes Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info.
9 June 2010
General strike: A GENERAL strike involving 2.5 million public sector workers hit Spain on 8 June. The trade unions involved in the mass walkout are opposed to the Zapatero government imposing a 5% cut in salaries, starting...
25 November 2009
Workers from the Superdrug distribution centre in South Elmsall, West Yorkshire voted to go back to work this week after almost four weeks of strike action, writes Steve Faulkner, South Elmsall.
21 October 2009
LAURENCE COATES, a Sweden-based journalist and socialist activist, was turned back at the Chinese border in Shenzhen and refused entry...
16 October 2009
Chinaworker.info journalist blocked from China: Laurence Coates, a Sweden-based journalist and socialist activist, was turned back at the Chinese border in Shenzhen and refused entry as a "potential threat to national security"...
6 May 2009
A total of 7,000 people took part in this year's May Day demos in Hong Kong, the only place (along with Macau) in China that international workers' day can be celebrated, writes chinaworker.info reporters.
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