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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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-05-10/new-fire-bangladesh-garment-factory-k
Not For Web
Workers found alive in Bangladesh rubble

SAVAR, Bangladesh - "Save us, brother. I beg you...capital 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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-04-26/workers-found-alive-bangladesh-rubble
Not For Web
Being a conscious consumer

...clothing 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...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/melissa-griffiths/2013-06-25/being-conscious-c
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-12-15/schroeder-honored-2-awards
Neighbors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-01/purple-heart-award-arrives-70-years-lat
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-06-02/three-poles-arctic-antarctic-and-hima
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030409/opi_401011702.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080507/let_20070805025.shtml
Opinion
In Stacks

...Athabascans, whites and Eskimos. "Meyebela: My Bengali Childhood," by Taslima Nasrin. Nasrin writes about growing up in Bangladesh with a philandering father and a deeply depressed and religious mother. A very bright and inquisitive child, her childhood...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120102/boo_stacks.shtml
Books
Senate passes Egan's real estate measure

...companies selling title insurance in Alaska have a physical presence in the state. "Offshore companies, from India and Bangladesh, are actively soliciting business here in Alaska," he said. "Presumably they would do their work over the Internet...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-03-15/senate-passes-egans-real-estate-measure
State

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