DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s finance minister downplayed the impact of last week’s factory-building collapse on his country’s garment industry, saying Friday he didn’t think it was “really serious” hours after the 500th body was […]
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — In the aftermath of a building collapse that killed more than 500 people, Bangladesh’s garment manufacturers may face a choice of reform or perish. Home to five factories that supplied clothing […]
NEW YORK (AP) — You can recycle your waste, grow your own food and drive a fuel-efficient car. But being socially responsible isn’t so easy when it comes to the clothes on your back.
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladesh court on Monday gave police 15 days to interrogate the owner of a building that collapsed last week, killing at least 382 people, as rescuers gave up hopes of finding any more survivors.
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Rescuers using floodlights worked into the night Wednesday to attempt to free dozens of people believed trapped under an eight-story building housing garment factories that collapsed near Bangladesh’s capital.
FRESNO (AP) — On May 1, a 20-year-old pilot will take off from a Fresno airfield in a single-engine airplane. His destination: the record books. Jack Wiegand will attempt to get into the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest ever to fly solo around the world.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has alerted its global suppliers that it will immediately drop them if they subcontract their work to factories that haven’t been authorized by the discounter.
NEW YORK (AP) – Interviews with shoppers in the U.S. and elsewhere indicate that they are generally aware of the fire that killed 112 people in a garment factory in Bangladesh last weekend — a factory that was making items for some major U.S. retailers.
NEW YORK (AP) – They say it was a plot that never got past the discussion phase — but federal authorities say a Bangladeshi man was considering going after President Barack Obama, before deciding instead […]