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Nation 25 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Govt hopes to reopen intake of Bangladeshi labourers

PUTRAJAYA: The Government is hoping to reopen the intake of Bangladeshi labourers by December this year, said Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam.

World 13 Aug 2018 | 6:41 PM

Fatal crashes reveal plight of Italy's African labourers

FOGGIA, Italy (Reuters) - Smears of blood and oil mark the spot on the road where a van full of migrant farm labourers slammed into an oncoming truck and somersaulted across the tarmac on Aug. 6, killing 12 of the men packed inside.

World 25 Aug 2017 | 9:38 AM

At ancient pyramid in Peru, remains of 20th century Chinese labourers found

LIMA (Reuters) - Archaeologists exploring Peru's pre-Colombian past recently unearthed a glimpse of a less prominent chapter in the Andean country's history - the remains of 16 Chinese labourers from around the turn of the last century.

World 18 Nov 2015 | 4:25 AM

North Korea says labourers work abroad legally, not mistreated

NEW YORK (Reuters) - North Korea said on Tuesday it has sent labourers to work abroad legally in Russia, China and elsewhere and that it was a "vicious slander" to say they were mistreated or forced to go.

World 19 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Iraqi suicide car bomber kills 17 labourers

HILLA, Iraq (Reuters) - At least 17 people were killed on Sunday when a suicide bomber exploded his vehicle among day labourers waiting to be hired in the central Iraq city of Hilla, scene of some of the deadliest sectarian bomb attacks.

India 07 Aug 2015 | 9:06 PM

11 Indian labourers killed as factory wall collapses

NEW DELHI (AFP) - At least 11 labourers were killed in northern India Friday when a wall collapsed on top of them as they were building a new factory, police said.

Community 09 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

Bittersweet treat for labourers

A LOCAL fruits party which was meant as a treat for about 500 Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) labourers turned out to be a bittersweet affair when about 100 gatecrashers ended up eating most of the durians.

Nation 24 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

Amnesty International urges Malaysia to protect foreign labourers

Migrant workers are lured to Malaysia by promises of high salaries but often end up being exploited and abused, Amnesty International says in a report that urged the government to better protect foreign labourers

Nation 14 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Man from India seeks release of 15 ‘bonded labourers’

AN 80-year-old man from Nagapattinam district has filed a petition in the Madras High Court seeking the release of his son and 14 others, who he alleged were working as 'bonded labourers' in Malaysia, reported i>Makkal Osai/i>.

Community 01 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sibu wharf labourers hindered by sunken pontoon

ONE of the six floating pontoons which sank last Friday at the Tua Pek Kong wharf in Sibu has turned out to be a major inconvenience for labourers at the wharf.