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A Bangladesh garment factory fire that killed 112 people has pushed Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis to call for an investigation into the tragic incident. The fire, which started late Saturday night, swept through a facility outside the city of Dhaka...
Tags: Hilda Solis, Groceries, Bangladesh, Sears, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Bangladesh police have arrested three managers from the garment factory where more than 100 workers perished in a fire this weekend, a Dhaka police official told reporters Wednesday. The three managers have been accused of stopping workers from escaping...
Tags: Walmart, Bangladesh, Plant Openings, News Agency
World NowAngry Muslims in southeast Bangladesh torched at least 10 Buddhist temples and dozens of homes Sunday after alleging that a Buddhist man insulted Islam on his Facebook page, authorities said....
The Newlyweds A Novel Nell Freudenberger Alfred A. Knopf: 342 pp., $25.95 Two-thirds of the way through Nell Freudenberger's second novel, her Bangladeshi narrator, Amina, wonders, "Why were some people attracted to what was unfamiliar, and others...
World NowBangladesh has rebuffed pleas from the United Nations and other groups to allow in Rohingyas displaced by clashes in Myanmar, continuing to turn away their boats at its borders. “We are not interested in more people coming to Bangladesh,”...
World NowClinton Bangladesh Democracy: Clinton in Troubled Bangladesh on Democracy, Development...
World NowThe Bangladesh army said Thursday it recently foiled a coup against the government of Prime Minister Sheik Hasina Wajed planned by religious extremists within the military....
Times Staff WritersWhen Wal-Mart Stores Inc. demands a lower price for the shirts and shorts it sells by the millions, the consequences are felt in a remote Chinese industrial town, at a port in Bangladesh and here in Honduras, under the corrugated metal roof of the...
The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.Gush Kande is a long way from Wilkes-Barre. To reach the Bangladeshi village, five Wilkes University students and a professor flew from New York City to Dubai and from Dubai to the country's capital of Dhaka. From there, they drove west for three...
The death toll from the April 24 collapsed garment factory building in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka has now exceeded 1,100, making it one of the worst manufacturing disasters in history. Young female seamstresses accounted for the overwhelming...
Tags: JC Penney Company Inc., Walmart, China, Sears, Bangladesh
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A fire in an 11-story garment factory in Bangladesh killed eight people, including a ruling party politician and a top official in the country's powerful clothing manufacturers' trade group, as the death toll from the...
The Daily Star, Dhaka, Bangladesh / Asia News NetworkDHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) -- A good number of international buyers are raking in fortunes, investing virtually nothing for their orders in Bangladesh. With a clause of deferred payment in letter of credit (L/C) -- the formal loan agreement for a...
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