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Apple says illegal student labour discovered at iPhone X plant

10 months, 25 days ago
BEIJING: Smartphone maker Apple and its biggest manufacturing partner on Wednesday said that a small number of students were discovered working overtime in its Chinese factory, violating local labour laws. The students worked voluntarily…

Indonesia fireworks factory blaze kills 46, injures dozens

11 months, 22 days ago
JAKARTA: At least 46 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a blaze that tore through a fireworks factory outside Jakarta, police said Thursday, triggering explosions and sending plumes of black smoke into the air. Many of…

US factory orders post biggest drop in nearly three years

1 year, 1 month ago
WASHINGTON: New orders for U.S.-made goods recorded their biggest drop in nearly three years in July, but orders for capital goods were stronger than previously reported, pointing to robust business spending at the start of the third…

Five injured as factory catches fire in Karachi’s SITE area

1 year, 1 month ago
KARACHI: Five people including three firefighters suffered injuries as a factory caught fire in SITE area of Karachi, ARY News reported. The shoe factory located near the Habib Bank roundabout caught fire on Thursday evening. As a…

Indian factory shut for dumping dye after dogs turn blue

1 year, 1 month ago
MUMBAI: A factory accused of dumping dye into an Indian river where several dogs turned blue has been shut down, an official said on Tuesday, after alarming pictures emerged of the brightly-coloured canines. An animal activist spotted…

Thirteen dead in Indian garment factory fire

1 year, 11 months ago
NEW DELHI: A fire at a suspected illegal garment factory near the Indian capital killed 13 people and injured several others early Friday morning, officials said. The workers were sleeping in the cramped leather factory, which was in a…

Two workers killed after factory explosion in Karachi

1 year, 11 months ago
KARACHI: Two labourers were killed and another two injured after the boiler of a private factory exploded in New Karachi, ARY News reported. The incident took place near Shafiq Mor. Fire brigades reached the site and quickly put out the…

ATC orders immediate arrest of Baldia factory suspects

2 years, 9 days ago
KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) on Saturday has ordered the immediate arrest of the suspects of the Baldia Town factory arson case, ARY News reported. The court expressed displeasure over the delay in the arrests of the main…