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Bangladesh garment factory owners surrender over country’s worst industrial fire that killed 111 workers.

Owners of a Bangladesh garment factory were denied bail on Sunday after surrendering to a court which sought their arrest over the country's worst industrial fire that killed 111 workers. Delwar Hossain and his wife Mahmuda Akter handed themselves in……

Victim of Bangladesh garment factory tragedy commits suicide

A female garment worker committed suicide in Bangladesh Friday, nine months after she suffered a serious head injury in the country’s worst industrial disaster, police said. The body of 27-year-old Salma, who uses one name, was found hanging by a scarf at her home in the Bamner Tek neighbourhood of…

Contaminated water suspected as workers fall sick in Bangladesh garment factory

More than 140 workers, mostly women, at two Bangladeshi garment factories near the capital Dhaka fell ill on Sunday after drinking suspected contaminated water in their workplace, police said. A series of tragedies since last November when a fire killed 111 people in another factory have triggered renewed scrutiny of…

Bangladesh garment factory collapse death toll rises to 1,129

The death toll from the collapse of a Bangladesh garment factory complex has risen to 1,129 after two more injured workers died a month after the disaster, officials said on Sunday. Senior government official Zillur Rahman Chowdhury told AFP one male and one female victim of one of the world’s…

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