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AseanPlus News 04 Jun 2018 | 6:19 AM

Man unconscious after being struck by wooden plank in Langham Place mall in Hong Kong

Incident happened as worker and three colleagues were moving debris to Mong Kok shopping centre’s basement

Nation 17 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Seoul: Labour laws do not discriminate against illegals

SEOUL: Many illegal foreign workers in South Korea are unaware that they also have rights despite their immigration status.

Nation 28 Jan 2018 | 10:51 AM

Illegal workers in South Korea: Fake job ads lure Malaysians in search of better wages

SEOUL: Twenty-five-year-old Malaysian Rina (not her real name), had imagined a life similar to what she saw on Korean dramas when she responded to an advertisement about jobs in South Korea.

Nation 01 Jan 2018 | 3:00 AM

Foreign workers eligible for compensation in South Korea

SEOUL: Under the Labor Standards Act and the Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance Act, both Korean and foreign workers are eligible to receive compensation for work-related injuries.

AseanPlus News 04 Dec 2017 | 2:54 PM

Meet the men and women behind the iPhone X: they’re stressed, overworked and underage

With a harsh spotlight cast once more on Foxconn Technology Group’s labour practice in China, some employees at Apple’s biggest supplier said their working conditions are better than at other electronics manufacturers on the mainland, where salaries can get delayed or cancelled.

Nation 18 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

For you, I’ll do anything, says hubby

KLANG: He promised the love of his life that he would make her dreams come true. And when a gas cylinder exploded in his face during an industrial accident, the first thought that came to air-conditioning technician S. Thirumurugan’s mind was if he would still be able to fulfil his promise to his wife Santhi Vadivel.

World 04 Jul 2017 | 2:42 PM

Factbox - Major industrial accidents in Bangladesh in recent years

(Reuters) - A boiler has exploded at a Bangladeshi garment factory killing 10 people and injuring dozens, fire officials said on Tuesday, the latest mishap to hit one of the world's biggest garment producers.

Nation 27 Jun 2017 | 9:53 AM

Lee Lam Thye: Underreporting hinders efforts to tackle industrial accidents

PETALING JAYA: The underreporting of industrial accident cases will affect the effectiveness of the Government's medium and long-term plans to tackle the problem, said Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.

Community 13 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

‘Data helps keep workplaces safer’

COMPANIES should provide data on accidents and safety at the workplace to promote a safer working environment, said National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) executive director Zahrim Osman.

Asia & Oceania 05 Apr 2017 | 6:00 AM

Would you travel to Australia to see this pink lake?

An Australian lake has turned a vivid pink in a startling natural phenomenon that resembles a toxic spill.