Sunday May 19
Asia News Network
DHAKA: Mobile banking helps Bangladesh economy grow
Around 1.12 billion Bangladeshi taka is being transacted through mobile banking services in Bangladesh every day on an average, helping the economy grow further by transferring money from urban to rural areas, Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman said yesterday.
Sunday May 19
Airline error sends couple to wrong continent
Sandy Valdiviseo and her husband Triet Vo were intending to fly from Los Angeles to Dakar in Senegal with Turkish Airlines.
Sat May 18, 2013
Bangladesh govt asks over 940 RMG units to repair faults
More than 940 readymade garment factories in Bangladesh, which have been declared as defective and risky, have been asked to quickly get the faults repaired, Commerce Minister of Bangladesh, Ghulam Mohammed Quader, has said.
Fri May 17, 2013
Collected Department Releases: Assistant Secretary Jose Fernandez...
Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez will travel to Mexico, Turkey, Bangladesh, and Spain May 20-29, 2013.
Air Arabia's net profit rises
Kolkata; May 15 : Air Arabia , low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, on Wednesday declared its financial results for the three months ending Mar 31, 2013, reporting a net profit of AED 59 million and registering an increase of 20 percent compared to AED 49 million in the corresponding quarter in 2012.
Wed May 15, 2013
Metro UK News
Bangladesh building collapse 'won't change shopping habits'
When the garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed with the loss of more than 1,100 lives, the world was shocked.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Huffington Post
Muhammad Yunus' Bangladesh Workers Proposal Criticized As 'The Business Of Begging'
Following the death of more than 1,100 workers in the Rana Plaza building collapse, government and business leaders are struggling to address the complicated issue of improving worker safety in Bangladesh's garment industry.
Ambassador-At-Large Stephen J. Rapp to Travel to Bangladesh
Ambassador-At-Large for War Crimes Issues Stephen J. Rapp of the Office of Global Criminal Justice will travel to Dhaka, Bangladesh from May 14-15. While in Dhaka, Ambassador Rapp will meet with government officials and civil society on rule of law issues within the country.
Sun May 12, 2013
After the Savar tragedy, time for an international minimum wage | Muhammad Yunus
Bangladesh's garment industry must be reformed, not destroyed. Let's see foreign buyers unite to lift workers out of 'slave labour' A relatives cries as she holds a portrait of a missing person following the collapse of an eight-storey building in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Times Leader
Wilkes students see violence in Bangladesh
A group of Wilkes University students that traveled to Bangladesh this month to help a rural school got an education of their own as they survived riots and a monsoon.
'I never dreamt I'd see the daylight again'
Reshma, who survived 17 days after an eight-storey building collapsed, rests in Savar Cantonment Hospital on the outskirts of Dhaka.
Thu May 09, 2013
Dead Tree & Horses
Clicked at acres of open ground opposite the Victoria Memorial monument at Kolkata, India.
Mon May 06, 2013
140 Christian Children Rescued from Madrassas, Sex Slavery
The females, accounting for nearly half of those rescued, report that they were used for forced labor and sex slavery.
Thu May 02, 2013
Airdrie City View
Reflecting on our role in Bangladesh's tragedy
'When you tell yourself that there is nothing that you can do to arrest the global slave trade, you underestimate your own potential and abandon hope for those trapped in captivity.' - David Batstone, in Not For Sale Please don't respond to this headline as merely another sad story from a far-off country most of us would likely never consider ... (more)
German co. 'surprised' by Bangladesh clothing find
Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession.
Swiss tel Hotels & Resorts to enter Bangladesh hotel market
In addition to Swissotel's recently announced hotel projects in a growing number of dynamic markets such as China, India and Russia, Swissotel Hotels & Resorts is expanding the portfolio with its first hotel in Bangladesh.
Made in Bangladesh
The independence of Bangladesh in 1971 was ushered in by one of the most spectacular concerts in musical history.
Wed May 01, 2013
Bangladesh factory collapse: 'We could hear the screams of people, begging for their lives'
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Real Clear Politics
The Most Hated Man in Bangladesh
Barely 20 miles from the national capital, this gritty suburb is now a dusty, chaotic industrial center littered with factories that produce clothes for leading Western brands.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Liz Jones: Pay an extra 80p - and you'll buy much more than a pair of jeans
Some of us are wearing clothes made by people, probably young women who perished in the collapse of a building housing four garment factories in Dhaka, Bangladesh.