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    Myanmar’s civil servant strikes start to bite

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 10:35am on February 26, 2021

    Public hospitals are deserted. Government offices left dark. And the trains don’t leave the stations. Despite risks to their lives and livelihoods, many Myanmar civil...

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    Scores held in Nepal strike

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:05am on February 05, 2021

    At least 77 protesters, including a former minister, were arrested in Kathmandu on Thursday, police said, as a nationwide strike was staged over the dissolution...

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    Passengers suffer as vessel workers enforce daylong wildcat strike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:03pm on January 25, 2021

    Passengers on waterways suffered immensely on Monday following a daylong countrywide wildcat strike protesting at the jailing of two vessel workers in a case. The...

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    Patients suffer at RMCH as interns go on indefinite strike

    Our Correspondent . Rangpur | Updated at 01:23am on December 26, 2020

    Interns at Rangpur Medical College Hospital went on an indefinite strike Friday morning over an altercation between an intern and a fourth class employee Thursday...

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    Rangpur Sugar Mills workers, growers observe half-day strike in locality

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on December 25, 2020

    The half-day hartal called by the workers of Rangpur Sugar Mills and sugarcane growers in Mahimaganj union under Gobindaganj in Gaibandha demanding resumption of sugarcane...

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    Armenia opposition stages protests over Karabakh

    Agence France-Presse . Yerevan | Updated at 11:06pm on December 23, 2020

    Thousands of protesters rallied in Armenia’s capital on Tuesday demanding prime minister Nikol Pashinyan resign over a controversial peace deal with Azerbaijan as the opposition...

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    Vessel workers withdraw strike as owners to give food allowances

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:31pm on October 22, 2020

    Workers of goods-carrying river vessels on Thursday withdrew their indefinite strike across the country on the third day as the vessel owners assured them of...

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    Vessel strike continues for 2nd day, hits business hard

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on October 22, 2020

    The indefinite strike enforced by goods-carrying river vessel workers across the country continued for the second consecutive day on Wednesday amid the suspension of loading...

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    A year from cricketers’ strike brings little change

    Samiur Rahman | Updated at 11:37pm on October 20, 2020

    Exactly one year ago Bangladesh cricket witnessed an unprecedented event when all first-class players went on a strike to fulfill their 11-point demands. The strike...

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    Goods-carrying vessel workers begin indefinite strike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39pm on October 20, 2020

    Goods-carrying vessel workers across the country went on a strike for an indefinite period from early Tuesday to press home their 11-point demands. Workers, under...