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Rohingyas will return as soon as assured safety, security

Dhaka, Dec 19 – Rohingyas have said they would return to Rakhine as soon as the Myanmar government would ensure safety and security for them as they don’t want to stay in the camps. The Rohingyas placed these demands before the visiting Myanmar delegation who paid a two-day long visit to Cox’s Bazar, sources said. Read More »

Prioritize Rohingya rights, safety: ASEAN lawmakers

Dhaka, June 19 (UNB) – ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR), the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and Progressive Voice on Wednesday said the government of Myanmar must ensure that the human rights of the Rohingya community are protected and respected. The organizations said safe conditions should be in place in Rakhine State before any Rohingyas are ... Read More »

RMG sustainability council for better factory safety watch

Dhaka, May 19 (UNB) – Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has planned to establish a ‘RMG Sustainability Council (RSC) to ensure the full and independent national compliance monitoring system in Bangladesh. The RSC will be governed by BGMEA, Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA), brands, and workers’ representatives, said the apex body of the country’s apparel industry ... Read More »

Dubai’s RTA to deploy 368 ‘smart’ school buses to increase safety

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that it will deploy 368 “smart” buses to transport about 8873 students in 17 schools during the new academic year that begins in September. The school service is operated by the RTA’s Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC). The ‘environmental-friendly’ buses are fitted with safety and security features such as surveillance cameras that are ... Read More »

Dubai beaches to have all-women rescue teams

Dubai is soon planning to deploy all-women rescue teams at its beaches. Currently, 12 women are being trained to respond to emergencies, with the police planning to increase the number to 18 by the end of the year, official news agency WAM reported. The move is part of a two-month long beach safety campaign which aims to raise awareness about ... Read More »

Tesla fending off worker complaints on pay, safety

Tesla said Wednesday that demand for its electric cars was speeding along and revenue rising, as the upstart automaker strived to rev production while keeping workers happy. Money taken in by Tesla’s automotive unit leapt to $2.3 billion in the quarter that ended June 30, more than 90 percent greater than the amount taken in during the same period last ... Read More »