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A. Ananthalakshmi

UPDATE 1-Malaysia c.bank holds interest rate at record low

Jan 20 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 Malaysia's central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a record low on Thursday, as expected, to support the recovering economy.

Women force change at Indian iPhone plant, sick from bad food, crowded dorms

Dec 30 2021

SRIPERUMBUDUR, India (Reuters) -For women who assembled iPhones at a Foxconn plant in southern India, crowded dorms without flush toilets and food sometimes crawling with worms were problems to be endured for the paycheck.

INSIGHT-Women force change at Indian iPhone plant, sick from bad food, crowded dorms

Dec 30 2021

SRIPERUMBUDUR, India, Dec 30 For women who assembled iPhones at a Foxconn plant in southern India, crowded dorms without flush toilets and food sometimes crawling with worms were problems to be endured for the paycheck.

Malaysia's labour abuse allegations a risk to export growth model

Dec 22 2021

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's government and companies must address mounting allegations of workplace abuse of migrant labourers who fuel the country's economy, or face risks to its export-reliant growth model, experts warn.

Malaysia charges Dyson supplier ATA with labour law violations

Dec 11 2021

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia has charged Dyson supplier ATA IMS with four violations of labour law on accommodation for workers as it investigates complaints of forced labour, authorities said on Saturday.

Dyson splits with Malaysia supplier, stoking concern over migrant worker treatment

Dec 04 2021

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia A short drive across the border from Dyson's new headquarters in Singapore is the boomtown built around its business: a Malaysian industrial area dominated by its biggest supplier, ATA IMS Bhd.

Malaysia's ATA falls as analyst airs concern after Dyson rift

Nov 30 2021

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) -Shares of Malaysia's ATA IMS extended losses on Tuesday after a decision last week by appliance maker Dyson to cut ties over accusations of forced labour, while a research house raised doubts about its ability to add new customers.

Exclusive-Dyson dumps Malaysian supplier ATA over labour concerns

Nov 25 2021

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) -High-tech home appliance maker Dyson Ltd told Reuters it had cut ties with supplier ATA IMS Bhd following an audit of the Malaysian company's labour practices and allegations by a whistleblower, sending ATA shares plunging. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-Dyson dumps Malaysian supplier ATA over labour concerns

Nov 25 2021

* Workplace audit, whistleblower allegations led to termination

EXCLUSIVE-Dyson dumps Malaysian supplier ATA over labour concerns

Nov 24 2021

* Workplace audit, whistleblower allegations led to termination

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