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5 January 2019

Stories from 5 January 2019

As international factory safety group ordered to leave Bangladesh, garment workers fear return to deadly work conditions

In April 2013, a garments factory collapse at the Rana Plaza building in Savar, Bangladesh, left 1,134 people dead. The tragedy exposed the lack of safety of Bangladesh's garment industry,...

China's push for ‘one country, two systems’ in Taiwan meets vigorous opposition

"As a Hongkonger, I urge Taiwanese people to never believe in CCP’s 'one country, two systems.' Once they take control, they can do whatever they want."

After a fire destroys Jamaica's LGBT headquarters, 2019 deemed ‘year of rebuilding’

Pending the outcome of an official investigation, Jamaicans have been forming their own conclusions about the cause of a fire that gutted Jamaica's LGBTQIA+ support organisation.

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