5 hrs ago | The Telegraph
Dhaka, June 18 : Bangladesh's main Opposition party has swept crucial mayoral polls in four major cities ahead of the general elections in a major debacle for the ruling Awami League Candidates belonging to the Bangladesh Nationalist Party of former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia defeated candidates from Premier Sheikh Hasina's Awami League with a big ... (more)
11 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Yesterday, a few hundred more factory workers fell ill with "mass psychogenic illness" after drinking water of questionable quality at their workplace in Gazipur at the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka.
15 hrs ago | Fox News
Bangladesh's pioneering microlender faces an uncertain future after a commission proposed the government take over or break up the Nobel-award-winning bank, analysts said Tuesday.
Lilianne Ploumen, the visiting Netherlands' Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, has assured her country's full support to the Bangladesh readymade garment sector in making it compliant on various parameters.
Bangladeshi garment workers who fell ill during their shifts at a sweater factory lie on beds at a hospital on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 6, 2013.
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Bangladesh on Monday approved a trade agreement with the United States as it comes under intense pressure from Washington to improve labour rights following a series of factory disasters.
Bangladesh police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at thousands of garment workers protesting for better benefits in the capital Dhaka.
More than 140 workers, mostly women, at two Bangladeshi garment factories near the capital Dhaka have fallen ill after drinking suspected contaminated water in their workplace, police said.
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When Spanish garment maker David Mayor arrived in Bangladesh a decade ago the fashion label he set up had the motto "clothing with a heart".
Fashion has taken a big leap forward in Bangladesh ever since young girls and boys suddenly started showing an interest in the field and pursuing their dreams but studying such a challenging yet fun subject.
Luke Barton and Tom Smith , from North Yorkshire, who are doing six-month bike ride from Brick Lane in London to Bangladesh Going out for a curry is turning into an almighty adventure for two friends cycling 15,000 kilometres across Europe and Asia on the trail of the nation's favourite meal.
Rising surplus funds have forced private commercial banks in Bangladesh to cut their lending and deposit rates by 1 percentage point, the first in three years, bankers said.
When the crack-strewn walls of Rana Plaza, a garment factory in Bangladesh, collapsed on April 24, 2013, killing over twelve hundred workers-some crushed instantly, some pinned for days beneath a tomb of concrete and cloth-a global system of exploitation lay exposed for the world to see.