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World 11 Sep 2016 | 10:30 PM

Bangladesh factory fire kills at least 24, more than 30 injured

DHAKA (Reuters) - The death toll from a fire at a food and cigarette packaging factory in Bangladesh rose to 29 on Sunday as fire crews began digging through debris, and the number of fatalities could rise with over half a dozen people still missing.

World 11 Aug 2016 | 8:48 PM

Industrial explosion in central China kills at least 21 - state media

BEIJING (Reuters) - An explosion at a power plant in China killed at least 21 people and injured five on Thursday, state media said, the latest deadly industrial accident in a country that struggles with poor safety standards.

World 15 Jul 2016 | 9:13 PM

China detains 53 people for deadly Shenzhen landslide - Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has detained 53 people in connection with a landslide that killed 73 people last year in the southern city of Shenzhen, the official Xinhua news agency said on Friday, citing a State Council investigation.

Nation 12 Feb 2016 | 12:00 AM

Get going with life in a wheelchair

PUCHONG: Life in a wheelchair can be fulfilling, meaningful and full of hope, if Jeyaraj Santraju’s example is anything to go by.

AseanPlus News 25 Dec 2015 | 12:48 PM

Shenzhen landslide an industrial accident, not geological disaster: government

BEIJING, Dec 25, 2015 (AFP) - A landslide last week that killed seven and has left dozens missing was an "industrial safety accident" rather than a geological disaster, a Chinese cabinet investigation found, the official Xinhua news agency reported Friday.

China 23 Dec 2015 | 2:55 AM

Two survivors found 70 hours after Shenzhen landslide

BEIJING: Rescuers scrabbling through the aftermath of a huge three-day-old landslide discovered two people alive in the mud Wednesday, as China’s cabinet announced a probe into the country’s latest industrial accident.

Nation 20 Dec 2015 | 12:00 AM

Niosh: Do not cut cost at expense of workers’ safety

KUANTAN: It is within an employer’s right to cut costs but National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Niosh) chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye hopes they will not do it at the expense of workers’ safety.

AseanPlus News 13 Oct 2015 | 3:50 PM

New warehouse blast hits Tianjin: China's state media

BEIJING - A warehouse explosion hit Tianjin on Monday (Oct 12) night, Chinese officials said on Tuesday (Oct 13), just two months after a massive blast in the eastern port city left more than 160 dead.

AseanPlus News 27 Aug 2015 | 1:19 PM

China arrests 12 over Tianjin blasts

BEIJING (AFP) - Chinese police have arrested 12 people over giant explosions that killed 139 people and devastated a swathe of a Chinese port city, state media said Thursday as prosecutors probe 11 officials for neglecting their duties.

Community 19 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

Managing occupational risks can help sustain growth, conference told

KUCHING: Workers have been urged to sustain development and economic growth through managing occupational safety and health (OSH) in the workplace.