KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Asia's
huge pool of informal workers must not be left behind in the
global push for greener economies, officials and experts said,
warning of social repercussions if the transition away from
fossil fuels leaves unprotected labour more vulnerable.
LONDON, Dec 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Andrew Caldwell
laughs at the idea he is brave.
* Yoruks have migrated across Anatolia for more than 1,000
Nov 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One in eight of the
world's children - more than 300 million - live in conflict
zones where they are at risk of becoming child soldiers, a
charity warned on Tuesday, saying boosting school access was
vital in fighting forced recruitment.
DURBAN, Nov 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - South African
tourism was just getting back on its feet when local scientists'
discovery of the new Omicron coronavirus variant prompted a slew
of travel curbs that threaten to bring more pandemic gloom to
the country's fragile economy.
KAMPALA, Nov 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Until
recently, truck drivers who poured fill into wetlands near
Uganda's capital, to illegally create new land for building or
agricultural expansion, rarely met any resistance.
* Government invites citizen volunteers to flag unlawful,
NEW DELHI, Nov 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Swept up in
a whirlwind romance after meeting at a Bollywood party in
Mumbai, Saattvic and Gaurav Bhatti dreamed of celebrating their
love with a typical big, fat Indian wedding.
LONDON, Nov 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As British
shoppers gear up for a multibillion-pound Black Friday and
Christmas splurge, lawmakers have called for urgent regulation
of 'buy now, pay later' fintech services, which they say lead
many people to spend beyond their means.
LONDON, Nov 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
L eather-wearing lesbians may have been a minority in 1980s
London, but one of the original "Rebel Dykes" hopes her
documentary about the punk-loving subculture will bring LGBT+
people together across generational and political divides.