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Nation 18 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

Three hurt in factory building collapse

GEORGE TOWN: A contractor of a factory in Bayan Lepas has been slapped with a stop-work order after three Bangladeshi workers were injured when the second floor of the six-storey building collapsed during construction.

Nation 17 Mar 2016 | 8:20 AM

Three construction workers hurt in building collapse

GEORGE TOWN: Three workers were injured when part of a factory building under construction collapsed at a multinational company in Bayan Lepas, here.

World 09 Mar 2016 | 11:31 PM

At least 30 die in building collapse in Nigeria's megacity Lagos

LAGOS (Reuters) - At least 30 people were killed when a five-storey building still under construction collapsed in Nigeria's megacity and commercial capital Lagos, officials said on Wednesday.

AseanPlus News 15 Feb 2016 | 12:00 AM

Search for quake survivors ends

TAIPEI: As rescuers in Taiwan said they had retrieved all the missing from the ruins of a building felled by an earthquake, a tragic picture emerged of the cross-section of society killed in the disaster.

AseanPlus News 12 Feb 2016 | 8:43 AM

Taiwan to seize assets of collapsed building developer

NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan (AFP) - Almost a million dollars in assets belonging to the developer and three associates of a building in Taiwan felled by an earthquake will be seized, a court ruled Friday, with more than 90 residents confirmed dead in the disaster.

AseanPlus News 11 Feb 2016 | 5:32 AM

Calls for safety overhaul in Taiwan after quake disaster

TAIPEI: As rescuers continue the grim task of digging bodies from the rubble of an apartment complex that collapsed in a Taiwan earthquake, anger is growing over the shoddy construction of the building and the island’s questionable safety record.

AseanPlus News 08 Feb 2016 | 12:00 AM

Rejected loans an early sign of trouble

TAINAN: Before their apartment tower collapsed in a Taiwan earthquake, a young couple living on the 14th floor had already been given a clue that the building was unsafe.

World 07 Feb 2016 | 9:07 PM

Loan rejection may been early warning of Taiwan building collapse

TAINAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Before their apartment tower collapsed in a Taiwan earthquake at the weekend, a young couple living on the 14th floor had already been given a clue that the building was unsafe.

China 31 Oct 2015 | 10:57 AM

Building collapse kills 17 in central China: reports

SHANGHAI (AFP) - The collapse of a residential building under renovation in central China has killed 17 construction workers and injured another 23, state media reported on Saturday, in the latest incident to raise questions over poor regulation.

Letters 17 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

Accidents at construction sites must stop

From TAN SRI LEE LAM THYE, Kuala Lumpur