Tibet silent, shut-off on riot anniversary

   Tibet silent, shut-off on riot anniversary 


BEIJING, March 14 — China warned the West not to “put its fingers into” Tibet as the restive region, under heavy security and shut off from the outside world, marked today the anniversary of last year’s deadly riots in Lhasa.

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Deaths at construction site highlight plight of migrant workers

Gabrielle Chong


irene fernandez interview 251108 08The problems facing migrant workers have been brought to the forefront again following the gruesome death of two Bangladeshi workers at a construction site in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, last Sunday.


The two Bangladeshi workers were crushed to death by a ton of concrete bricks that fell from the 22nd floor of the almost-completed UOA Bangsar Tower after a crane cable snapped. The site is just a stone’s throw away from Malaysiakini office in Bangsar Utama.

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