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A Bangladesh court on Sunday banned the owner of a garment factory that was destroyed in a fire in November from leaving the country as anger builds up over a string of deadly incidents in which thousands have died.
Until the fire in Dacca that killed more than 1,000 workers, I didn't give much thought to the origins of the apparel I put on my body.
The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association and Chittagong Development Authority have started joint inspection of readymade garment manufacturing units in Chittagong region.
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.
Thousands of people in several coastal districts have no roof over their heads as their Mahasen nightmare continues.
Hundreds people lost their lives when an eight-story building outside Dhaka, Bangladesh, collapsed on 24 April, 2013, trapping thousands of mostly garment workers inside.
Ranjana Akhter, 35, holds a picture of her missing daughter Sheuli, 20, while standing opposite the ruins of Rana Plaza where Sheuli worked.
SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon. I'm very happy to welcome Foreign Minister Dipu Moni from Bangladesh.
When NASA's TRMM satellite passed over Cyclone Mahasen on May 15 at 2133 UTC , the TRMM Microwave imager showed the heaviest rainfall was occurring in a band... NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM measured Cyclone Mahasen's rainfall rates from space as it made landfall on May 16.
Agartala, May 16 : A high-level India-Bangladesh meeting on setting up of 'Border Haats' along the frontier in Tripura has been postponed due to cyclonic storm 'Mahasen', a state minister said here Thursday.
Kampong Speu: A ceiling collapse at a Cambodian shoe factory killed two workers yesterday, spurring a government vow to inspect all garment plants amid heightened safety fears after last month's disaster in Bangladesh.
Cyclone Mahasan weakened Thursday afternoon into a tropical storm and then dissipated, causing far less damage than had been feared as it passed over Bangladesh and spared Myanmar almost entirely, meteorological officials said.
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.
A cyclone crossed into Bangladesh Thursday, forcing the evacuation of roughly one million people and causing dozens of casualties before weakening into a tropical storm over land.
Burma's economy is in danger of imitating its floundering western neighbor Bangladesh rather than its more dynamic eastern neighbor Thailand.
The powerful cyclonic storm Mahasen finally hit Bangaldesh's Patuakhali district on Thursday morning, creating havoc with heavy showers and strong winds lashing at a speed of 100 kmph.