Draft law could be end of the line for Istanbul fishermen
The hundreds of anglers who assemble along the Galata Bridge each day providing one of the picture postcard images that define Istanbul could soon disappear. Thomas Seibert reports
How football is playing a good game on Twitter
Of the eight sporting spikes this year, Andy Murray winning Wimbledon was the only one that was not football related.
French va va voom in UAE food scene
Like French cuisine? There are more cafes, bistros, boulangeries and brasseries in Abu Dhabi and Dubai than ever before.
Video: India outraged over diplomat’s arrest in New York
US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed regret to India amid controversy around the arrest of an Indian senior diplomat.
When silence is deadly
Like many organised crime syndicates, The Network relied on 'omerta', the mafia-derived code of honour that enforces a strict rule of silence.
Danny Williams concedes headlining Abu Dhabi fight night could be his last bout
The former British heavyweight champions headlines the first professional boxing card to be contested in Abu Dhabi.
December 5, 2013
Pakistani man and six other workers will take to the red carpet of a docufilm on the annual labour camp singing competition, Champ of the Camp. Read Article
November 21, 2013
East African country aims to sign a new labour agreement, including minimum wages, with the UAE soon. Read Article
October 28, 2013
The Pension and Life Insurance Fund for Overseas Indian Workers aims to cover five million blue-collar workers in 17 countries. Read Article
October 18, 2013
Gabriela - the Global Assembly Binding Women for Reforms, Integrity, Equality, Leadership and Action - advises women on labour issues, harassment and intimidation. Read Article
September 25, 2013
Autism centre in Dubai says young people with autism can be a 'valuable addition to the workforce'. Read Article
September 25, 2013
One third of applicants are being turned down as Nepalese government enforces rules to safeguard citizens from exploitation and trafficking. Read Article
September 14, 2013
Labourers lament end of two-and-a-half hour break during hottest part of day despite dropping temperatures. Read Article
August 18, 2013
Rights-group Migrante say it has evidence staff from Philippine embassy are taking cash in return for blank affadavits for visits to the UAE. Read Article
July 5, 2013
A new film is being used to convince blue collar workers from India to sign up for a government pension scheme. Read Article
June 16, 2013
Migrante UAE provides training to community members so they can aid compatriots with labour disputes. Read Article
June 15, 2013
A safety campaign is being conducted to teach thousands of workers on construction sites, road projects and in labour camps the tell-tale signs of deadly heat exhaustion. Read Article
June 15, 2013
Outdoor inspectors for the Department of Economic Development get jackets to help them stay cool as temperatures rise. Read Article
June 13, 2013
The Philippine government approves shorter pre-departure seminars for domestic workers to help clear the hiring backlog in the Middle East. Read Article
June 12, 2013
The UAE courts and Government offered a year's salary in compensation to the victims' families back home, but that money has yet to be released. Read Article