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The conditions of couriers worldwide, long perilous, worsened during the pandemic as riders became essential to feeding cities and faced new risks of coronavirus exposure.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A group of migrant workers visited Singapore's Little India area on Wednesday for their a first taste of freedom in more than a year, under a pilot programme to ease movement measures imposed to halt a spike in coronavirus infections in dormitories.
PETALING JAYA: FGV Holdings Bhd is expected to post a better financial performance this year, buoyed by favourable crude palm oil (CPO) prices with a modest fresh fruit bunch (FFB) production.
Thai economy slows in July but stability still good says finance ministry; July factory output slows down due to Covid-19 curbs
Thailand's economy in July slowed from the previous month as a result of strict coronavirus containment measures, the finance ministry said on Monday, as the South-East Asian country tries to combat its biggest wave of infections.
BANGKOK: Fresh outbreaks of the Delta coronavirus variant in South-East Asia have crippled its factory sector, disrupting global supplies of goods such as rubber gloves, semiconductors and sport utility vehicles and threatening the US$3 trillion (RM12.68 trillion) region’s recovery.
Letter from PROF DATUK DR AHMAD IBRAHIM, Fellow, Academy of Sciences Malaysia.
The Philippines resumed deploying workers to Saudi Arabia, a day after suspending the practice because of reports that Filipinos were being asked to pay for Covid-19 quarantine and insurance costs.
A series of coronavirus clusters among construction workers in Bangkok, including the first local cases of the variant first identified in India, has shined a fresh spotlight on migrant labour rights as Thailand grapples with its deadliest outbreak so far.
Here's a look at the news highlights from Asean countries in the Star-AseanPlus section for Monday (May 24)
A series of coronavirus clusters among construction workers in Bangkok, including the first local cases of the variant first identified in India, has put a fresh spotlight on migrant labour rights as Thailand grapples with its deadliest outbreak so far.