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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Victims of Bangladesh plant collapse offered financial aid

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 10:14pm by AP

    ... workers on April 24. The firm has also joined British clothing retailer Primark to provide financial assistance to workers of all retailers in the factory plaza. "Should the other brands ... of the deadly factory collapse, the industry's worst disaster. Following the accident, Loblaws signed a five-year pact to improve fire and building safety in Bangladesh. Several other big retailers ...

  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh to launch US$24m factory safety campaign

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 04:40pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... garments for lesser-known Western retailers, and have not signed up to safety accords established since the disaster. “We want to bring the number of industrial accidents to a tolerable limit,” ... factories Labour and Employment Secretary Mikail Shipar The collapse of the Rana Plaza building, where workers toiled for long hours and poor pay to make clothes for Western retailers, focused ...

  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

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

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

    ... factory where workers stitched clothes for Western retailers. “Delwar and his wife Mahmuda Akter... and 11 others have been charged with death due to negligence,” A.K.M. Mohsinuzzaman Khan, the police investigator in the case, said. The factory on the outskirts of Dhaka supplied clothes to a variety of international brands including US giant Walmart, Dutch retailer C&A and ENYCE, ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh: Tazreen clothing factory owners face arrest over fatal fire

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:45am by AFP

    ... fire. The court in Dhaka yesterday issued the warrants for Delwar Hossain and his wife Mahmuda Akter over the blaze at the Tazreen factory, where workers stitched clothes for Western retailers ... Dutch retailer C&A and ENYCE, a label owned by US rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs. Kabir said the court accepted charges by police against all 13 people implicated in the fire after ...

  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Charged owners of Bangladesh factory where 112 workers died surrender

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 02:37pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Dhaka Death-trap factory owners surrender Two owners of a Bangladesh garment factory where 112 workers died in a fire two years ago have surrendered and sought bail after they were charged with murder. The factory outside the capital, Dhaka, which produced clothing for big Western retailers, had no emergency exits and its location in an alley stopped ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    US plan for Bangladesh factory safety 'a sham'

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Retail giants' five-year agreement will fail because it has no teeth, say activists US plan for factory safety 'a sham' A plan developed by North American retailers including Gap and Wal-Mart to improve safety in Bangladeshi garment factories has been labelled a "sham" by workers' rights groups. The two retailers are part of an alliance ...

  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Primark extends payouts to Bangladesh factory victims

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 08:25pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Clothing retailer Primark on Thursday announced that it is to provide further compensation to victims of the Bangladesh garment factory collapse that killed more than 1,000 people in April. Primark, one of many international retailers that were supplied by factories housed within the Rana Plaza complex, said it would pay an extra three months’ ...

  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

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

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

    ... in the way of compensation. More than 1,134 people died in the April 24 disaster, mainly workers making clothes for sale on Western high streets by retailers including Matalan, Primark and other ... Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) and sums equivalent to monthly wage payments from Primark, the British retailer which sold clothes made in Rana Plaza. But people whose ...

  9. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Fire destroys Bangladesh clothes factory supplying Li and Fung

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:30pm by Reuters

    ... retailers such as American Eagle Outfitters, Gap and Wal-Mart Stores. Other branding on the clothes included Li and Fung, Marks and Spencer, Sears, Fast Retailing's Uniqlo and Inditex brand ...

  10. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Hidden toll from unreported fires in Bangladesh clothing factories

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 10:30pm by GDN

    ... construction. Five months before the collapse, 114 people died in a fire in a factory making clothes sold by global retailers such as Walmart and Sears among others. Last month, 10 died in a textile ...




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