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Garment factory collapse spurs ethical shoppers

The 19-year-old seamstress who survived for 17 days in the rubble of a collapsed garment factory in Bangladesh will not be going back to factory work. She’s been given a new job at an international […]

06/08/2013

Maggie and Michael sound bite

Cadillac: Not just for geezers anymore

When you think Cadillac, do you think grandparents car or hot, young, hip vehicle? In 2011, the average age of a Cadillac buyer was 57,  compared to an industry average car buyer of 51. So […]

06/08/2013

A woman covers her nose in Savar, Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

Bangladesh collapse search over; death toll 1,127

SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Nearly three weeks after a Bangladesh garment-factory building collapsed, the search for the dead ended Monday at the site of the worst disaster in the history of the global garment industry. […]

05/13/2013

Mohammed Sohel Rana, owner of a building that collapsed in Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

Bangladesh building collapse toll hits 675

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladeshi police are investigating possible murder charges against the owner of a shoddily built factory that collapsed nearly two weeks ago after the wife of a garment worker crushed in the […]

05/06/2013

A woman holds a portrait of her missing daughter, Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

Pressure on Bangladesh, retailers to fix factories

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 […]

05/03/2013

Mohammed Sohel Rana, owner of a building that collapsed in Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

Collapsed building owner may face 7 years in jail

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.

04/29/2013

People and rescuers gather after an eight story building collapsed in Savar, Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

87 dead in Bangladesh garment factory collapse

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.

04/24/2013

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