A passenger plane owned by a joint Bangladeshi-U.S. firm crashed in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Monday, catching on fire after careening off the runway. The US-Bangla Airlines plane was on a flight from
U.S. punishes Bangladesh for unsafe factory conditions But will Rana Plaza, like the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, serve as a turning point for garment industry workers or another missed opportunity?
The first challenge teams encountered was a roadblock, which required them to weigh wood "Bangladeshi style," meaning on a scale using giant rocks to counterbalance the weight. But before they
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Security officials searched on Sunday for evidence and the possible masterminds of the weekend hostage-taking in an upscale restaurant in Bangladesh's capital. The government
Bangladesh has 5,000 garment factories and 3.6 million garment workers. It is the third-biggest exporter of clothes in the world, after China and Italy. China lacks independent labor unions for
Bangladesh's garment industry was the third largest in the world in 2011, after China and Italy, having grown rapidly in the past decade. The country's minimum wage is the equivalent of about $38
DHAKA, Bangladesh The garment factory in Bangladesh where a weekend fire killed at least 112 people had been making clothes for Wal-Mart without the giant U.S. retailer's knowledge, Wal-Mart said.
DHAKA, Bangladesh --Heavy gunfire and explosions rang out Saturday morning as Bangladesh security forces backed by armored vehicles moved to end a 10-hour standoff with heavily armed militants
Bangladesh's textile industry makes up 17 percent of the nation's GDP and more than 75 percent of its total exports, most of which end up in European and North American retail shops.
Bangladesh is supporting scientists "trying to find out whether it's possible to protect the Sundarbans," said Taibur Rahman, of the Bangladesh government's planning commission.
NAYAPARA REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh-- Abdul Goni says the Myanmar government was starving his family one stage at a time. First, soldiers stopped the Rohingya Muslim from walking three hours to the
TUMBRU, Bangladesh --Days after fleeing their village on the Myanmar side of the border fence, a group of Rohingya Muslims watched from just inside Bangladesh as yet another house went up in flames.
Bangladesh plans to build 14,000 shelters over 2,000 acres of land near Kutupalong in Cox's Bazar in the next 10 days, the country's Daily Star newspaper reports. They also plan to build 8,500
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh --More than half a million Rohingya Muslims fled their homes in Burma after Burmese soldiers attacked and burned their villages last year. They fled here, to Cox's Bazar in
DHAKA, Bangladesh-- The head of the U.N. agency that coordinates humanitarian aid says they have pledged roughly $340 million to help more than 600,000 ethnic Rohingya who have fled Myanmar into
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