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.
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
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.
Filipino American Labor leader Larry Itliong was among the individuals posthumously honored in the 14th class of the California Hall of Fame.
The honoree: On Oct. 12, activist Larry Itliong was inducted into the state Hall of Fame for his leadership in civil rights and labor movements across the country, reported Asian Journal.
Videos of men screaming in agony at “childbirth bars” in China have once again graced the internet.
“Delivery Bars” or “Childbirth Bars,” which have become attractions at malls and department stores throughout China, use electrodes to stimulate the abdomen to simulate contractions that mothers experience when giving birth.