Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs yesterday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after a brief lull in clashes.
The United Auto Workers (UAW) said yesterday morning that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight after US labour contract talks reached an impasse, the first nationwide strike at GM in 12 years.
Union activists and rights campaigners yesterday accused Zimbabwe’s security forces of kidnapping the leader of a doctors’ union, who disappeared during a strike he had helped organise.
Labour has declared war on private schools, saying it wanted a “fully comprehensive’ system that is free “from the cradle to the grave”.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday declared Britain would break out of the European Union just like the comic book hero “The Incredible Hulk” and hailed “huge” progress towards getting a divorce deal.
Senator Panfilo Lacson wants laws to address corruption and dismantle syndicates at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) as he lamented that high-profile inmates, not government officials, were running the penitentiary.