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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1391267/almost-200-workers-rana-plaza-factory-collapse-still-listed-missing
  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh widens tax probe against Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... Communications, Grameen Shakti, Grameen Udyog, Grameen Trust and Grameen Kalyan. Yunus founded the enterprises as sister organisations of his micro-finance pioneer Grameen Bank in an effort to cut poverty ... story in tackling poverty, was sacked from the microfinance bank in 2011. His dismissal was widely seen as orchestrated by Hasina who was enraged by Yunus’s brief foray into politics in 2007. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1308890/bangladesh-widens-tax-probe-against-nobel-peace-prize-winner-muhammad
  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    One dead and several injured in latest Bangladesh protest

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

    ... extreme poverty, rancorous politics and a string of horrific accidents linked to the garment industry. The situation became further complicated when authorities arrested five prominent leaders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1352601/one-dead-and-several-injured-latest-bangladesh-protest
  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh authorities arrest opposition leaders

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 07:26pm by Associated Press in Dhaka

    ... at a time of deep tension in Bangladesh, a nation struggling to overcome extreme poverty, rancorous politics and a string of horrific accidents linked to the garment industry. In addition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1351745/bangladesh-authorities-arrest-opposition-leaders
  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    New blaze panic as Bangladesh workers protest ‘deathtraps’

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 06:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... exports. The sector is the mainstay of the poverty-stricken country’s economy, employing 40 per cent of its industrial workforce, but work conditions are often basic and safety standards low. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1091329/new-blaze-panic-bangladesh-workers-protest-deathtraps
  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Fishermen search for bodies after Bangladesh sinking

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 08:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... life in Southeast Asia. “This is a tragedy,” said UNHCR co-ordinator James Lynch. “Unscrupulous smuggling networks are exploiting the desperation of people facing violence and poverty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1074354/fishermen-search-bodies-after-bangladesh-sinking
  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladeshi police question factory owner after inferno

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 03:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... owned by US rap star Sean Combs. It was the worst ever fire to hit Bangladesh’s garment industry, which employs three million people – mainly women – and is the mainstay of the poverty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1092136/bangladesh-hunts-owner-after-factory-inferno
  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Garment factory in deadly Bangladesh blaze supplies Li & Fung

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 01:02pm by AFP

    ... is the mainstay of the poverty-stricken country’s economy, employing 40 per cent of its industrial workforce. Also in Bangladesh, at least 13 people were killed after a flyover under construction ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1090516/bangladesh-factory-fire-death-toll-soars-104

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