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