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Thai oil worker blows up warehouse because she was sick of her boss, causes $1.2 million in damages

Thailand Oil Warehouse Fire

An aggrieved worker in Thailand allegedly set fire to an oil warehouse where she worked because of her anger at her boss, causing it to explode.

Fed up: Ann Sriya, 38, was allegedly caught on surveillance cameras lighting paper and throwing it into a fuel container in the Prapakorn Oil warehouse in Nakhon Pathom Province, Bangkok on Nov. 29, according to Newsflare.

500 Vietnamese forced laborers at Chinese factory in Serbia have only two toilets, report alleges

Vietnamese forced laborers for Chinese factory in Serbia

Around 500 migrant workers from Vietnam are being exploited at a Chinese-run company in Serbia, local nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) reported last week.

The rundown: The workers, who were hired to construct a tire factory in Zrenjanin, a city in the northern province of Vojvodina, are allegedly doing so under conditions that could endanger their lives, according to the NGOs. When work is over, they reportedly go to cramped dormitories, where they allegedly face even more issues such as lack of food, water and clothes.

‘Modern slavery’: Canadian retailer removes clothes allegedly made by North Korean forced labor in China

Reitmans canadian retail giant

On Friday, retail giant Reitmans (Canada) Limited announced it is removing all the clothes made by a Chinese factory that allegedly employs North Korean laborers from its stores.

What happened: In its statement, the company, which has more than 400 outlets in Canada, said it had already severed its ties with Dandong Huayang Textiles and Garments Limited at the end of 2020, according to WION.