5 hrs ago | State Department
SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon. I'm very happy to welcome Foreign Minister Dipu Moni from Bangladesh.
15 hrs ago | Counterpunch
When the nine-story building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, collapsed, 1127 people were killed.
DHAKA: Bangladesh garment manufacturers said yesterday that they would reopen hundreds of factories in a manufacturing hub outside the capital, days after they shut the plants due to worker unrest following a deadly accident.
A Bangladeshi rescuer stands amid the rubble of a garment factory building that collapsed on April 24 as they continue searching for bodies in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 12, 2013.
Bangladesh rescuers look for survivors and victims at the site of a building that collapsed Wednesday in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, April 25, 2013.
Dhaka, May 15 : Bangladesh Wednesday ordered the evacuation of about one million people from its coastline as the cyclonic storm "Mahasen" in the Bay of Bengal was poised to cross the country's southern coast early Thursday.
KAMPONG SPEU: A ceiling has collapsed at a shoe factory in Cambodia, killing at least two workers, police said, stoking concerns about industrial safety after last month's disaster in Bangladesh.
The government of Bangladesh, which allows minority Rohingya Muslims to die slowly as they battle and attempt to flee Genocide in Burma , opened fire on unarmed Muslim protestors in Dhaka killing around 2,500, according to local witnesses.
For many years, the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society held an annual fair that sold only goods that weren't made by slaves.
Thousands of mourners gathered Tuesday at the wreckage of a Bangladeshi garment factory building to offer prayers for the souls of the 1,127 people who died in the structure's collapse last month, the worst tragedy in the history of the global garment industry.
But the way Reshma describes her 17 harrowing days -- buried underground in pitch-black darkness as the voices around her faded away, as sweltering days bled into humid nights, as she questioned whether she was in this world or the next -- it's an apt one.
The collapse of a garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, last month drew worldwide attention to the fashion industry's production processes.
Giant retailer Walmart announced Tuesday that it would conduct in-depth safety inspections at all 279 of its Bangladesh suppliers.
Reshma looked absolutely pale and exhausted, reflecting her grueling 17-day stress of battle for life in the mounds of rubble.
As they spoke to a BBC correspondent in their run-down room which they call home in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a man sobbed as his 12-year-old daughter sat close to him.