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August 31, 2018 2:59 AM French unions call Oct 9 strike against 'ideological' Macron policies

PARIS: Unions in France on Thursday called for a strike for Oct 9 in protest at the "ideological policies" of French President Emmanuel Macron's government. The CGT and FO unions, as well as two national student unions, denounced "ideological policies targeting the destruction of our social model, favouring notably the explosion of inequality and the breaking 13

August 27, 2018 11:21 AM Matang Q4 earnings up 25%

PETALING JAYA: Matang Bhd's net profit for the fourth quarter ended June 30, 2018 grew 25% to RM578,000 from RM463,000 a year ago on higher volume of fresh fruit bunch (FFB) harvested and lower cost of sales. Its revenue jumped 12% to RM2.48 million compared with RM2.22 million in the previous year's corresponding quarter arising mainly from higher volume 8

August 25, 2018 5:29 AM Three killed, two others injured in machine explosion incident in Rawang

KUALA LUMPUR: Three workers were killed while two others were injured when a machine that exploded fell on them at a factory in Rawang at about 11 am today. Batu Arang Fire and Rescue Station chief Yazli Yahya said those who died were two local men and a Bangladeshi man while the two injured men were Bangladeshis. "Their deaths were confirmed on the scene 10

August 19, 2018 8:42 AM NIOSH introduces 'SHO for IPT' for future workers pursuing TVET

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has introduced a special initiative for future workers who are pursuing Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). Its chairman, Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye, said the programme, known as 'Safety and Health Officer for Institution of Higher Learning' or 'SHO for IPT', provided 12

August 15, 2018 2:55 AM Wage theft should be punished instead of illegal worker, says Charles Santiago

PETALING JAYA: Employers who don't pay undocumented migrant workers should be penalised instead of their staff, Klang MP Charles Santiago (pix) said today. He was referring to a Labour Court decision not to award an undocumented Indonesian migrant worker, named Mona, her claim of RM30,000 in unpaid wages. Santiago did not state when it happened 14

August 9, 2018 3:41 AM Sarawak Labour Dept to conduct spot checks at food premises

KUCHING: The Sarawak Labour Department has launched a state-wide operation on food premises to ensure employers' compliance to Chapter 76 of the Sarawak labour Ordinance. The operation involved 99 officers from the department's 17 offices in the state and was led by its Labour Standard Division head Jamillah Putit. Jamillah, when met at food premises 6

August 5, 2018 2:29 AM Ebola outbreak in DR Congo believed to have killed 33

KINSHASA: A new outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to have killed 33 people in the east of the country, the health ministry said Saturday. Thirteen Ebola cases have been confirmed since the fresh outbreak was declared on Aug 1 in North Kivu province. While just three of the fatalities have been among the 13 confirmed 16

August 4, 2018 8:56 AM Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18

MOSCOW: Moscow on Saturday said 18 people were killed when a helicopter crashed on its way to an oil station in northern Siberia in the early hours of the morning. The Russian Transport Ministry said the Mi-8 helicopter carrying three crew members and 15 passengers crashed when it collided with machinery carried by another helicopter soon after take-off 22

August 4, 2018 5:17 AM Fixed minimum wage increase rate to be finalised Friday: Kula Segaran

IPOH: The government will finalise the minimum wage increase rate to be fixed for the initial stage at the Cabinet meeting on Friday, said Human Resource Minister M. Kula Segaran. The increase rate determined would be standardised between workers in Peninsular Malaysia with Sabah and Sarawak. He said at present the minimum monthly wage for workers in Sabah 9

August 3, 2018 11:57 AM Public workers end strike in Guinea-Bissau after pay deal

BISSAU: Public-sector workers in the West African state of Guinea-Bissau have called off a strike after securing a pay increase in talks with the government, their main trade union said Friday. The strike, launched on July 24, ended after the government agreed on Thursday to increase minimum monthly pay from 19,200 CFA francs to 50,000 francs from Sept, Julio 16