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There is greatness amongst us

There is greatness amongst us

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Fri, May 3 2013

There is greatness amongst us, and this time the creature that had kept itself hidden behind copious...

Who runs Rana?

Who runs Rana?

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Fri, May 3 2013

Sohel Rana was one of Jang’s men, and a particularly nefarious one Sohel Rana has been crowned...

Change in labour rights starts now

Change in labour rights starts now

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Fri, May 3 2013

The reality is that our country’s workers are often treated little better than slave labour...

What's the hurry?

What's the hurry?

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Tue, Apr 30 2013

The recent move to start demolition activities at the site of the Savar tragedy is a continuation...

Put the blame where it lies

Put the blame where it lies

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Tue, Apr 30 2013

Sohel Rana has been apprehended before he could flee the country, which is a very good thing; he is...

The view from the outside

The view from the outside

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Tue, Apr 30 2013

How the recent tragedy in Savar resonates with Bangladeshis living abroad As closet narcissists, we...

Authorities should have authority

Authorities should have authority

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Tue, Apr 30 2013

The helms of the top two parties that have ruled the country most of the years since independence...

Empire to ashes

Empire to ashes

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Tue, Apr 30 2013

Where progress remains to be made Oh, Bangladeshis. We’re everywhere. There are 160m of...

Lessons from the tragedy

Lessons from the tragedy

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Mon, Apr 29 2013

The Savar rescue operation was a fiasco and we must improve disaster management before it is too late...

Deshi workers in the Kingdom

Deshi workers in the Kingdom

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Mon, Apr 29 2013

The Economist says a lower number of Bangladeshi migrant workers can be attributed to a retaliation...

Anwar Ibrahim: Challenging one party...

Anwar Ibrahim: Challenging one party...

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Mon, Apr 29 2013

Malaysians will go to the polls on May 5 Malaysians will go to the polls on May 5 in what is predicted...

Moving forward from the tragedy

Moving forward from the tragedy

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

A garment manufacturer takes a long, hard look at what needs to be done The meeting of the BGMEA...

Buyers are culpable too

Buyers are culpable too

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

Buyers cannot avoid moral responsibility over factory deaths Much has been said about who’s...

Getting away with murder

Getting away with murder

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

Sohel Rana, the owner of Rana Plaza, has been captured near the Bangladesh-India border. Four of the...

Intellectual property rights in...

Intellectual property rights in...

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

It is time for the country to start taking property rights seriously Bangladesh is rapidly taking steps...

The true face of the garment...

The true face of the garment...

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

The impression made by Tazreen and Rana Plaza shouldn’t define the sector With all the blaming,...

Of lungis and national pride

Of lungis and national pride

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

“Choli ke piche kya hai? (What’s behind the blouse?)” was a song that sent India...

Continuing to hope for unrealistic...

Continuing to hope for unrealistic...

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

 While civil society and activists fight to regain ground lost, a far more insidious and difficult...

Defying death

Defying death

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

This man was buried underground for several days, but the spark of life in him did not die. The...

Think things through

Think things through

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

Our home minister stated that the rescue operations would only continue until Friday morning The...

Social responsibility in business: A...

Social responsibility in business: A...

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

Social responsibility in business entails a somewhat common sense notion The phrase “social...