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Asia Pacific Currents

Asian Talk

Stories and issues from the Asia Pacific region with a labour and grassroots perspective. Regular interviews with activists from countries in the Asia Pacific region. Produced by Australia-Asia Worker Links.

Stories and issues from the Asia Pacific region with a labour and grassroots perspective. Regular interviews with activists from countries in the Asia Pacific region. Produced by Australia-Asia Worker Links.

Location:

South Carlton, VIC

Genres:

Asian Talk

Description:

Stories and issues from the Asia Pacific region with a labour and grassroots perspective. Regular interviews with activists from countries in the Asia Pacific region. Produced by Australia-Asia Worker Links.

Twitter:

@aawl

Language:

English

Contact:

PO Box 45 South Carlton, VIC 3053 Australia +61 3 9663 7277


Episodes

Oppose the Morality Police of Tehran!

9/30/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with Elham Naeej, expert in Iranian gender studies, about the current protests in opposition to the Morality Police of Tehran.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:26:28

Kiribati Constitutional Crisis

9/23/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with Dr Tess Newton Cain, a research fellow at Griffith University, the Project Leader for the Griffith Asia Institute's Pacific Hub, about the constitutional crisis in Kiribati. Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:26:54

Aus Climate Policies and the Pacific

9/16/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with Nic Maclellan, Pacific region expert on Australia's lacking climate policies and the impact on Pacific nations.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:27:55

Ansell's forced labour in Malaysia

9/9/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with Andy Hall, Migrant Worker Rights Specialist and Journalist, about the case being brought in the US against Ansell subsidiary in relation to forced labour in Malaysia.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:27:05

Political Crisis in Iraq

9/2/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with Firas Naji, an Iraqi scholar specialising in Iraqi and Middle East affairs, speaking about the current political unrest in Iraq.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:29:53

Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day

8/26/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with Sajeda Bahadurmia, spokesperson for Australian Rohingya Womens Development Organisation, about the 5 year anniversary of the Myanmar military began mass pre-meditated attacks against the stateless Rohingya population in Rakhine State.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne,...

Duration:00:28:30

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

8/5/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.A speech by Setsuko Thurlow, survivor of the 1945 Hiroshima bombing, founding member of ICAN, and one of the people that received the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of ICAN.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:28:24

Asia Pacific Currents

7/29/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:29:00

Political prisoners in Iran

7/22/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with an Iranian labour activist discussing political prisoners in Iran and the broader context of Iranian repression of union activity.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:28:54

An update on Sri Lanka

7/15/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with Viraj Dessanyake, a Sri Lankan Tamil in Australia, member of the Tamil Refugee Council and CFMEU delegate, discussign the current, unfolding situation in Sri Lanka.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:28:25

News and stories from workers' struggle

7/8/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:29:20

Heroic Korean Truck Workers Strike

7/1/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with Wolsan Liem from the International Transport Federation, about the heroic victory of the South Korean truck workers' strike and what's next in that campaign.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:30:02

Sri Lanka situation escalates

6/24/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with Lionel Bopage, campaign organiser for Australia Asia Worker Links and organiser with Asia-Lanka People's Solidarity, on the continuing economic and political crisis in Sri Lanka following Rajapaksa's resignation in May.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:29:17

Radiothon!!!!!

6/17/2022
Our annual radiothon show with some very special little guests!Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:27:42

Elections in East Timor

6/10/2022
An interview with Elisabeth Araujo, country organiser for East Timor for APHEDA - Union Aid Abroad, about the recent East Timor elections.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:28:50

Jerusalem Day and the Alt Right in Israel

6/3/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with Reem Yunis, a Palestinian and a socialist, about Jerusalem Day and the rise of the Alt Right in Israel.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:29:09

Marcos wins in Fake News election campaign

5/20/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with May Kotsakis, Chairperson of the Philipines Australia Solidarity Association, about the Philippines election.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:28:53

Solomons China Security Deal

5/13/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with Nic McClellan, resident Pacific expert, about the Security Cooperation Agreement between the Solomons and China.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:28:20

Reflections on May Day in Pakistan

5/6/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with Farooq Tariq, General Secretary Pakistan Peasants Co-ordination Committee, about May Day in Pakistan in 2022.Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:30:33

Crisis in Sri Lanka

4/29/2022
News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.An interview with Lionel Bopage, campaign organiser for Australia Asia Worker Links, on thw growing economic and political crisis in Sri Lanka.\Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia.

Duration:00:29:01