News: Safety

South Korean Police recommend officials face manslaughter charges over Halloween crowd crush deaths

A special investigation into a crowd crush during Halloween celebrations in the South Korean capital of Seoul last October which killed more than 150 people has recommended involuntary…

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Mar 20, 2023 Events / Legal / Safety / Security /


Indonesian court jails police officer over Java stadium deaths

An Indonesian Court has imprisoned one police officer but freed two others following a trial into last year’s stadium disaster at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang, Java on 1st October.…

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Mar 18, 2023 Legal / Safety / Security / Sport / Venues /


Sport Singapore to launch National Registry of Exercise Professionals

Sport Singapore is to launch the National Registry of Exercise Professionals which will be open for registration from April 2023 to boost professionalism in the fitness industry. It will…

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Mar 17, 2023 Education / Fitness / Safety / Wellness /


45-metre suspended ladder and zipline attraction opened at Saudi Arabia’s AlUla heritage site

Saudi Arabia’s AlUla region has opened the ‘The AlUla Stairway‘ a first of its kind attraction in the Arabian Gulf featuring a 45-metre suspended ladder and zipline. The…

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Mar 15, 2023 Attractions / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


World Travel Protection organisation highlights safety issues for women

This International Women’s Day, an Opinium survey of 2,000 business travellers in Australia, Canada, United States and United Kingdom reveals that 71% women say travelling for work as…

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Mar 8, 2023 Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /


Green Pearls highlights tourism industry struggling to cater for increase in women travelling solo

Green Pearls, the leading source for green hotels around the world, has highlighted that with more women looking to travel independently and freely, the tourism market is struggling to…

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Mar 2, 2023 Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /


New resolution for global drowning prevention championed by 60 nations

Royal Life Saving Soceity - Australia has advised that a push to prevent drowning deaths globally will come before the World Health Assembly in May this year. The proposal comes as…

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Feb 24, 2023 Aquatics / Education / Environment / Safety /


Hong Kong Government commences prosecutions over failure of giant screen at pop concert

Prosecutions have been initiated against three companies involved in a freak accident during a concert at the Hong Kong Coliseum last July which saw a giant screen fall onto dancers -…

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Feb 24, 2023 Entertainment / Legal / Safety / Venues /



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