Lots of people work as freelancers for peanuts in start-ups and media firms in the hope their breakthrough is imminent. Many don't even make the minimum wage and their breakthrough never comes. Why this willingness to let themselves be exploited?
Labor protesters demand pay hikes and an end to illegal labor practices, while President Duterte declares a permanent ban on Filipino workers going to Kuwait as diplomatic ties continue to worsen. Ana P. Santos reports.
Labor reps are satisfied, but many Polish companies will complain. The EU is strengthening the rights of posted workers; higher wages will make labor more expensive in Germany. Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
Hyperinflation in Venezuela has made money so worthless that artists make handbags out of the country's currency. Their work adds far more value to the pitiful bolivar, reports Manuel Rueda from the Colombian border.
Along with sexual harassment in the film industry, there's a huge gap in female representation in the media. A panel was held in Berlin to discuss the situation. It was briefly interrupted by far-right activists.
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