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Bangladesh calls one-month ban on rallies -Bangladesh calls one-month ban on ralliesNEWS.com.auBangladesh has experienced street violence that killed at least 100 people after a court in February sentenced Delawar Hossain Sayedee, vice president of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, an ally of BNP, to death for war crimes. Start of sidebar. Skip to end ...and more »
Posted on 19 May 2013 | 4:14 am
Religious Groups Urge Brands To AddressReligious Groups Urge Brands To Address Bangladesh Plant SafetyValley NewsRetailers including Hennes & Mauritz, Inditex, Marks & Spencer Group and Loblaw Cos. have pledged at least $60 million over five years to monitor safety in Bangladesh factories after a building collapse that killed more than 1,100 people. The pact ...
Posted on 19 May 2013 | 1:16 am
JOANNA WEISS What should a shirt cost? -Boston GlobeJOANNA WEISS What should a shirt cost?Boston GlobeAccording to a recent survey in Retail Week, 44 percent of consumers say they won't change their shopping habits after last month's factory collapse in Bangladesh, which killed more than 1,100 people. That might not be callousness so much as confusion: ...
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 10:11 pm
Groups divided on Bangladesh safetymsnNOWGroups divided on Bangladesh safety overhaulsWall Street JournalNEW YORK — The nation's largest retail industry organization is firing back Friday, saying that a legally binding global pact to make Bangladesh clothing factories safer would expose merchants to undue legal exposure. The move comes as U.S. retailers ...Abercrombie & Fitch sign landmark safety plan in BangladeshmsnNOWall 3 news articles »
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 7:46 am
Do shoppers feel guilty about Bangladesh? -Do shoppers feel guilty about Bangladesh? - USA TodayUSA TODAYBangladesh is an example: It has moved from eighth biggest garment exporter in 2005 to the fourth in 2011, according to the most recent data available from the World Trade Organization. Bangladesh accounted for 4.7% of all the world clothing exports in ...and more »
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 4:34 am
Bangladesh ban rallies for a monthDHAKA: Bangladesh on Sunday slapped a ban on rallies for a month in the wake of deadly protests by Islamists that left dozens of people killed earlier this month. Home Minister Muhiuddin Khan told reporters the government "will not allow any parties to ...
Posted on 19 May 2013 | 12:59 am
Bangladesh bans political rallies for aDhaka, May 19 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Sunday banned political rallies for one month, a step the opposition described as an attempt to mute dissenting voices. "We'll not allow political meetings and rallies for next one month across the country ...
Posted on 19 May 2013 | 12:31 am
Bangladesh court orders action againstThe high court in Dhaka also directed that Delwar Hossain, owner of Tazreen Fashion, appear before it on May 30 to explain the circumstances in which 112 workers, mostly women, died in the fire on the outskirts of the capital last year.
Posted on 19 May 2013 | 12:04 am
Bangladesh's July-April exports hit nearlyDHAKA, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh's total goods export income in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year ending next month grew over 10 percent year on year to nearly 22 billion U.S. dollars, an official said Sunday. The Export ...
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 5:58 pm
ILO, World Bank demand labor changes inThe International Labor Organization and World Bank have refused to let Bangladesh join a textile industry monitoring program until the country overhauls its labor laws and conditions for unions improve, according to a top ILO official. The strict stance ...
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 9:27 am