Hong Kong’s Prostitution Houses: Are They Good for Sex Workers?

October 18, 2017

Hong Kong’s prostitution laws go by the rule of “one woman, one room”. This is designed to eliminate pimps and brothels and give sex workers independence. However, there is debate over how beneficial these laws really are, according to The Daily Beast. While these laws are intended to protect sex workers from exploitation, critics say […]

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Korean Bioethics Law to Change

October 18, 2017

Korean bioethics laws are set to change in order to enable further research and development in the field of gene therapy, according to The Nation. On Tuesday, lawmakers in the country submitted a motion to amend the Bioethics and Safety Act to allow gene therapy research to cover all diseases rather than a limited selection. […]

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Petition for Govt to Pass New Labor Laws

October 18, 2017

Manas, Kosol, the president of the Confederation of Thai Labor has urged the government to pass a draft amendment to the Labor Protection Act before the end of the year, according to Bangkok Post. The bill, which was drawn up by workers, employers and the Thai Labour Ministry, was approved on August 15th this year. It […]

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Georgia Rules that IVF Babies Have No Legal Father

October 17, 2017

According to Law.com, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled on Monday that it’s possible for babies to have no legal parents. The case concerns babies conceived by IVF with both sperm and eggs given by donors. The state laws for artificial insemination don’t cover this method, since they were written in 1964, long before it was […]

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