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New fire in Bangladesh garment factory kills 8; death toll from building collapse hits 930

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A fire in an 11-story garment factory in Bangladesh killed eight people, including a ruling party politician and a top official in the country's powerful clothing manufacturers' trade group, as the death toll from the...
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Workers found alive in Bangladesh rubble

SAVAR, Bangladesh - "Save us, brother. I beg city, is the worst ever for Bangladesh's booming and powerful garment industry...Instead, very little has changed in Bangladesh, where wages, among the lowest in...
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Being a conscious consumer factory disasters is high; more than 1,100 in the Bangladesh collapse, around 300 in the Karachi fire in Pakistan. When...say it's made? Some of my clothing tags do say "Made in Bangladesh" or "Made in China" and maybe "Made in Pakistan" - it...
Q&A with Grameen Foundation founder Alex Counts

...eradication deepened as a Fulbright scholar in Bangladesh, where he witnessed innovative poverty...Laureate Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank in Bangladesh. I first became interested in fighting...Yunus through RESULTS . I later went to Bangladesh on a Fulbright scholarship and worked...
JWAC speaker to focus on poverty Thursday

...for 10 years. A Cornell University graduate, Counts' commitment to poverty eradication deepened as a Fulbright scholar in Bangladesh, where he witnessed innovative poverty solutions being developed by Grameen Bank. He trained under Professor Muhammad Yunus...
Purple Heart award arrives 70 years late

...On June 6, 1943, Mohn's C-47 alpha cargo plane disappeared on a flight somewhere near eastern India and what is now Bangladesh.For 70 years, Terry had no idea what ultimately had become of her brother, but in 2010, a company called MIA Recoveries...
Three Poles: The Arctic, Antarctic and Himalayas connection

...exported from Nepal (at the third pole) to South Korea, and over-populated (India, China) and often volatile nations (Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Myanmar) rely on freshwater supply from the third pole. Recent studies have confirmed that climate change...
Schroeder honored with 2 awards

...thesis research.But as she and her husband were preparing to go back to India, their visas were revoked because of the Bangladesh Liberation War, also known as the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. Instead, the couple were able to go to Nepal with a university...
Proposed system would decide who runs the world

...force to assume the mantle of global leadership. How about Bangladesh? It's not as nutty as it sounds. Economists Vijaya Ramachandran...16 countries make the cut. First up, alphabetically, is Bangladesh. Brazil and Canada are next, with the list reaching the...
The Elders provide hope amid darkness

...Mary Robinson; South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu; and Nobel laureate Mohammed Yunus, the founder of the Green Bank in Bangladesh. "These exceptional men and women just may be able to bring hope and wisdom back into the world," say founders British...


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