Junior trade union officials attended three days of training on workplace safety and asbestos eradication in Laos.
The Asian Development Bank has taken a step towards excluding asbestos-containing materials from projects they finance.
Australian unionists gathered outside the Ukrainian consulate in Sydney and the Ukrainian embassy in Canberra as part of an international day of solidarity.
The repression of unions in Cambodia is attracting international attention.
Students walked out of class and attended protests at 35 locations around Australia on March 25 as part of the global School Strike 4 Climate day of action.
The asbestos industry is in decline, but thousands of tonnes of asbestos-containing materials still pour into Asia.