People march to honour a worker crushed to death at a coal plant. Photo: AFP

Thousands of South Koreans mourn tragic death of coal worker sucked into conveyor belt

  • Activists say if Kim had not been working unaccompanied, another person could have saved his life
  • Kim was the ninth subcontracted worker to die from work-related injuries at the Chungnam plant since 2010
Topic |   South Korea

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People march to honour a worker crushed to death at a coal plant. Photo: AFP
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Japan’s intern programme has been criticised for substandard accommodation and working conditions. Photo: AP

Chinese intern found dead in company dormitory in Japan and police suspect his co-worker killed him

  • A Chinese man who lived in the same dormitory, thought to be in his 30s, fled the scene but was caught
  • The police also found a knife at the dormitory that is believed to have been used to stab the victim
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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Japan’s intern programme has been criticised for substandard accommodation and working conditions. Photo: AP
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