Thursday, December 25, 2014

MALAYSIA:::Two foreign workers killed at LRT construction site mishap

Four other workers also sustain minor injuries and are given treatment at a nearby hospital.
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PETALING JAYA: Two Bangladeshi workers were killed after they were trapped in wet concrete following the collapse of a floor being levelled at an LRT terminal construction site in Putra Heights near here yesterday.
The bodies of the workers were recovered from the collapsed wet concrete at 10.24pm yesterday and 1.10am today, said Selangor Fire and Rescue assistant director of operations Mohd Sani Harul.
He said the body recovered yesterday had been identified as that of Md Suman Mollah, in his 30s, while the body found today had yet to be identified.

MALAYSIA:::Perwaja defaults in paying RM9.17m in staff’s EPF

EPF takes legal action against Perwaja Steel and its directors for not making payments from August 2013 to September 2014.
perwaja kwspKUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has taken legal action, including prosecution and civil suits against Perwaja Steel (Kemaman) Sdn Bhd (PSSB) and its directors for not making monthly contributions worth RM9.17 million.
EPF Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Operations, Mohd Naim Daruwish in a media statement here said the amount in arrears included contributions from August 2013 to September 2014.
“The EPF has completed investigations into PSSB Kemaman and there are civil suits which have not been settled by the management and directors of the company at the Kuala Terengganu High Court to get back the outstanding contributions.

Qatar 2022 Fifa World Cup: One migrant worker dies every day

World Cup
At least one migrant worker involved in the construction of the 2022 World Cup infrastructure in Qatardies every day. 
Nepalese migrants die at a rate of one every two days, a Guardian report revealed, and 
figures including deaths of Indian, Sri Lankan and Bangladeshi workers are likely to make 
the death rate of "more than one every day".