One in every four people is poor despite the region's high levels of trade and investment, Oxfam says
This is unusually low considering workers have enjoyed double-digit increases in recent years
"It squeezes firms' profit margins and erodes exporters' ability to compete."
The government estimates there are six million drug users in the country of 250 million people. Of those, more than 1...
Companies face pressure from rising expenses and weakening demand
They were promised $178 a month but have received around $130 or less
The basic wage level will go up 5 percent this month
But the competitive advantage enjoyed by the low-cost economies may be short-lived.
“I really regret coming to Japan. I won’t recommend that my friends come here to suffer,” a worker from...
The government said the new rates will help workers cover 80 percent of basic demands
Governments race to the bottom, offering low minimum wages for labor, to attract business.
It has been cited to back up the labor association's proposal for a 16-18 hike in wages
Vietnam's labor confederation says workers are too poor, rejecting claims by companies about business difficulties
The union wants at least a 15 percent pay bump for 2016, but businesses claim that they are struggling
Nation’s rising share risks fanning tensions over global trade