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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh police arrest 37 China, Taiwan nationals

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 03:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... Rahman said. “They rented the building to run an illegal VoIP business. The foreigners include seven women. Thirty-two of them are Taiwanese and the rest Chinese. They’ll be handed over ...

  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Almost 200 workers from Rana Plaza factory collapse still listed as missing

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 10:46pm by GDN

    ... how they can properly trace [their relatives]," he said. Most victims were young women from poverty-stricken rural areas who came to Dhaka in search of work. Their relatives ...

  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh police charge 13 over country’s deadliest garment factory fire

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 03:33pm by AFP

    ... to allow greater scrutiny of their operations. Victims of the factory fire, mostly women who were paid as little as US$37 a month, found themselves overcome by smoke or jumped from windows on upper ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh halts execution of opposition leader

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:00pm by Associated Press in Dhaka

    ... by local collaborators, killed three million people and raped 200,000 women during the nine-month war. Carrying out the execution would complicate an already critical political situation ...

  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh police crack down on unions after wage unrest

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 09:30pm by AFP

    ... most of them women. The new wage is still below that given to workers in other major exporting nations, including Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam, according to the International Labour ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    One dead and several injured in latest Bangladesh protest

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 05:18pm by Associated Press in Dhaka

    ... shipment, we have to pay our workers, but nobody is caring about that,” he said. The garment industry employs more than 3 million workers, mostly women, and most factories are located ...

  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladeshi PM Hasina invites rival Zia to dinner amid strike threat

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 06:07am by AFP

    ... have been held hostage for two decades by bitter rivalry between Hasina and Zia, who are known as the "battling begums". "Begum" is an honorific for Muslim women of rank ...

  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Nationwide strike in Bangladesh begins with violent clashes

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 04:57pm by AFP

    ... in at least a decade that the two powerful women have spoken. The opposition has called the strike and protests in a bid to force Hasina's government to resign ahead of elections, due next ...

  9. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    At least 10 killed in Bangladesh garment factory fire

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 10:01am by Associated Press in Dhaka

    ... about 4 million workers, mostly women. Authorities in Bangladesh and global clothing companies have pledged to improve safety standards. ...

  10. Business - Economy - BANGLADESH

    US blundering in Bangladesh

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... the proverbial nut- but one that has missed its target. That is a good thing because if Obama had succeeded in hurting Bangladesh, the people he would have hurt most would have been the women who work ... begun to make important steps forward, thanks largely to the women in the textile factories. They are the backbone of the US$20 billion in clothing exports that have helped Bangladesh to climb ...




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