Vote-buying, intimidation rife in Bulgarian election

Forced to survive on the minimum wage in Bulgaria of 340 leva (174 euros, $222) a month, Maya Ivanova is more than ready to sell her vote in Sunday`s general election, even for food.

140 factories closed in new Bangladesh wage protest

Almost 140 Bangladeshi garment factories were shut on Monday as thousands of workers protesting at a new minimum wage clashed with police outside Dhaka, police and manufacturers said.

‘Low minimum wage forcing migration from Bihar’

The BJP, now in the opposition after its split from JD(U), on Friday criticised the Nitish Kumar government for fixing daily minimum wage at paltry Rs 162 which, it said, has forced labourers to migrate to other states.

Govt hikes minimum wage from Rs 80 to Rs 100 per day

Bringing relief to the working
class of the country amid an unprecedented price rise, the
government has hiked the minimum wages to Rs 100 from existing
Rs 80 per day.