The Kenya Construction Industry Trade Union: A Friend for African Workers, a “Stranger” for Chinese Companies

“Trade unions always incite workers to make trouble, and ask us for more money. They really cause me a headache.” That is the commonly held perception of trade unions by project managers of Chinese construction companies in Kenya. According to the Kenya Labor Relations Act, a trade union is an association of employees whose principal goal is to regulate relations between employees and employers. Employees … Continue reading The Kenya Construction Industry Trade Union: A Friend for African Workers, a “Stranger” for Chinese Companies

Could Chinese Also Help the Crying Orangutans in Indonesia —- A reflection of Chinese Volunteers

Why are white people doing this job? Why do westerns always do advocates?’, says Reza, leader of APE Defender of COP, with his eyes glittering, ‘Why do we Indonesians, we yellow race, rarely take part in protecting Orangutans, Sapiens of our forests?’ His words indeed impressed me and made me ponder. Decades ago, Kalimantan Island had a forest coverage rate of eighty percent. However, in … Continue reading Could Chinese Also Help the Crying Orangutans in Indonesia —- A reflection of Chinese Volunteers