Monthly Archives: February 2012

Global Compact – Principle Six

“Businesses should uphold the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.” What does Discrimination in Respect of Employment and Occupation mean? Discrimination in employment and occupation means treating people differently or less favourably because of characteristics that are … Continue reading

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Global Compact – Principle Five

“Businesses should uphold the effective abolition of child labour.” What is Child Labour? The term “child labour” should not be confused with “youth employment” or “student work”. Child labour is a form of exploitation that is a violation of a … Continue reading

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Sukothai Town Ceramics – Shaw Collection

There is some confusion over nomenclature. High fired glazed ceramics were produced in the old Kingdom of Sukothai at Sisatchanalai, Pitsanuloke and near the city of Sukothai. Here the last are refered to as Sukothai Town wares. Some have called … Continue reading

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Northern Thai Ceramics – Lamphun/Haripunchai – Shaw Collection

Early Haripunchai wares are more an extension of architectural decoration than pottery. Coarse unglazed funerary urns were, however, produced. The five jars in the Collection were bought at the roadside in Lamphun in 1978 – considerable doubt has been expressed … Continue reading

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