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  1. Tens of thousands join May Day rally in S. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The Peninsula

    South Korean unionized workers stage a May Day rally in front of City Hall in Seoul on May 1, 2016. AFP / YONHAP / YONHAP Seoul: Tens of thousands of South Koreans took part in Sunday's May Day protests to criticise labour reforms pushed by the government and to call for a higher minimum wage.

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  2. Tens of thousands join May Day rally in SKoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The Daily Star

    South Korean unionized workers stage a May Day rally in front of City Hall in Seoul on May 1, 2016.

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  3. Google honours Labour Day with a doodleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The Indian Express

    ... Din in Hindi, Kamgar Divas in Marathi and Uzhaipalar Dhinam in Tamil. Also known as International Worker's Day and May Day, it was first celebrated in India in Chennai (then Madras) in 1923 by the Labour Kisan Party of Hindustan. The doodle's reach ...

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  4. Sri Lanka celebrates World Labor Day todayRead the original story

    May 1, 2016 | Colombo Page

    ... state media said. The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) will hold its May Day rally at the Samanala Grounds in Galle. It will be held under the theme "Ratak Dinana Athak, Lowak Dinana Hetak" with the ...

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  5. Roundup: Unfriendly labor reforms targets of anger on May 1Read the original story

    May 1, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    On this year's Labor Day multiple protests across the world against unfriendly labor reforms have been scheduled at a time of economic difficulties. In France, workers' unions and student organizations have planned further protests on Sunday to mark the May Day labor holiday following a violent demonstration on Thursday to block a labor reform.

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  6. Interests of Singaporean workers must come first: Chee Soon JuanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Singapore Democratic Party chief Chee Soon Juan meeting residents in Bukit Batok on May 1, 2016. SINGAPORE: In this uncertain economic climate, the interests of Singaporean workers must come first before foreign workers, Singapore Democratic Party chief and Bukit Batok by-election candidate Chee Soon Juan said in his May Day message to Singaporeans.

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  7. Tensions, violence rise in Ukraine as Western powers urge reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | USA Today

    ... of former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, center, and former Red Army commander Georgy Zhukov, left, during a May Day celebration in pro-Russian separatist controlled city of Donetsk, Ukraine, May 1, 2016. Fighting has been on the rise, but Orthodox ...

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  8. Thousands march in Moscow's Red Square for May Day rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Thousands of protesters from different labor groups staged a rally on a street to ask for raising minimum wage and shorte... . Taiwanese workers shout slogans during a May Day rally in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday, May 1, 2016.

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  9. French far-right father-daughter feud disrupts traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    French far right leader an... . Jean-Marie le Pen, former head of the far-right party National Front delivers a speech at Joan of Arc Statue during its annual May Day march, in Paris, France, Sunday, May 1, 2016.

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  10. Workers Across Asia Rally for Rights, Higher WagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Voice of America

    Foreign labors in Taiwan shout slogans during a May Day rally in Taipei, Taiwan, May 1, 2016. Thousands of protesters from different labor groups protest on the street to ask for raising minimum wage and shorter working hours.

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  11. SEIU Leader Fights for Custodians' RightsRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | Guardsman

    International Workers Day is Sunday, May 1, also known as May Day. Its history involves more than just a colorful maypole, with long-standing traditions about honoring working people, demonstrating in the streets and displaying union pride.

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  12. May Day March Will Bring Call For Workers' Rights To Trump TowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Chicagoist

    and possibly thousands - are already ready to march in Chicago Sunday afternoon to commemorate May Day and call for immigrant and workers rights. Immigrant rights activists, unions and others have traditionally held large demonstrations on May 1 to ...

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  13. India celebrates May Day, PM Modi salutes hardwork of workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, May 1 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has saluted the hardwork, determination and dedication of millions of Shramiks , on Labour Day as India along with the rest of the world observed the May Day. On Labour Day, we salute the hardwork, determination and dedication of millions of Shramiks who have an invaluable role in the making of India, the Prime Minister said.

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  14. Three hundred people gather to welcome May Day in HastingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Hastings Today

    ... Jack's Ladies and Hannah's Cat, joined by Clausentum from Southampton, dancing from 5am. It was one of the biggest May Day morning gatherings in Hastings for some years, helped by the good weather. The clear sky provided a great view as the sun rose ...

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  15. Senior citizens in Nepal organize May DayRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Kathmandu, May 1 : The senior citizens today organised a rally coinciding with the International Workers Day, also popularly known as the May Day, demanding respect to work. The participants of the rally, including some 95-year-olds, were demonstrating in order to draw the society's attention to the fact that their labour was going unrecognised without any evaluation despite their huge contribution to the country's development.

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  16. One dead as police disperse Istanbul May Day protestorsRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Istanbul, May 1 : At least one person was killed when anti-riot police fired tear gas and used water cannons during May Day parade on Sunday in Istanbul. The Turkish police said that several hundred protestors were trying to get to Istanbul's main square where May Day celebrations have been banned.

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  17. Lankan PM for 'collective responsibility' to safeguard workers' rightsRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Colombo, May 1 : Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has emphasized that the labour unions must give priority to safeguard the rights of the workers instead of focusing on political agendas. In a message to mark the May Day, the Prime Minister said such a farsighted vision would not only empower the workers, but also serve the best interests of the country.

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  18. Thousands attend May Day rallies in Sri LankaRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Colombo, May 1 : Thousands took to the streets in Colombo and Galle city on Sunday to mark May Day, with President Maithripala Sirisena pledging to strengthen Sri Lanka's position in the Indian Ocean region. Large crowds flocked to Galle to show their support for Sirisena's Sri Lanka Freedom Party, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  19. Reclaim May Day march in HastingsRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Hastings Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A Reclaim May Day march, part of The Hastings Trades Union Council Festival, took place in the town today .

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  20. AIADMK government implemented several worker welfare schemesRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Coimbatore, May 1 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Sunday said her government has implemented several welfare schemes for the workers. Addressing an election rally in this district, around 500 km from Chennai, on May Day, she said: "For the benefit of all kinds of workers, my government has implemented welfare schemes worth Rs.568 crore during the past five years."

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