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Nation 22 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Three more workers still missing

GEORGE TOWN: With each passing hour, Indonesian Nur Azizah is praying for a miracle that she could still see her husband who remains missing with two others after a landslide hit their kongsi home in Jalan Bukit Kukus, Paya Terubong.

Nation 21 Oct 2018 | 8:54 AM Premium

Overflow from stream near slope identified as cause of Paya Terubong landslide

GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): Water flow from a stream on the hilly area at Jalan Bukit Kukus, Paya Terubong near here has been identified as among the causes of the landslide there last Friday (Oct 19).

Nation 21 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Father pulls out son's body

GEORGE TOWN: Indonesian Asman Hamid’s heart broke when he realised that the body he helped pull out of the ground after the landslide in Jalan Bukit Kukus, Paya Terubong, was that of his 19-year-old son.

Nation 14 Oct 2018 | 10:17 AM Premium

Bangladesh worker injured after hotel lobby ceiling collapses

PETALING JAYA: A Bangladesh worker suffered head injuries after falling from a height of 40 feet when the plaster ceiling of a hotel lobby collapsed.

Nation 27 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Hiring system of Bangladesh workers to be discontinued

PETALING JAYA: The government will officially stop using the Foreign Worker Application System (SPPA) to hire workers from Bangla­desh effective Sept 1.

World 04 Jul 2017 | 2:42 PM Premium

Ten killed, dozens hurt in Bangladesh garment factory blast

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

Nation 31 Jul 2016 | 2:20 PM Premium

Shocked Bangladeshi worker 'throws' dead newborn into monsoon drain

KUALA TERENGGANU: A newly employed Bangladeshi labourer had a shock of his life when he found a dead newborn baby in a bag while cleaning the monsoon drain near the state public library.

AseanPlus News 24 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Workers’ safety still an issue

Three years after the Rana Plaza disaster which killed over 1,000 workers in Bangladesh, nothing much has been done to make buildings more secure.

AseanPlus News 23 Apr 2016 | 3:23 AM Premium

'Rana Plazas everywhere': Danger still haunts Bangladesh

Dhaka (AFP) - As they jostle for space on the floor, with the door to their fire escape padlocked, the seamstresses cannot help but recall the carnage when another of Bangladesh's garment factories collapsed three years ago.

World 14 Apr 2014 | 5:55 AM Premium

Rising wages squeeze Bangladesh garment makers as factories await upgrades

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh garment factory owners say they are soaking up much of the cost of nearly doubling wages as some global retailers balk at price hikes, leaving less money for safety improvements urged by apparel chains after last year's Rana Plaza disaster.