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  • Accidente de ferry en Bangladesh deja unos 100 desaparecidos

    DACCA (Reuters) - Un ferry con unos 200 pasajeros a bordo volcó el lunes en Bangladesh en un río al sudoeste de la capital, Dacca, y unas 100 personas se encontraban desaparecidas, dijo un funcionario del Gobierno local. Bangladesh, que cuenta con una...
  • Bangladesh ferry carrying 250 capsizes, many missing

    Dhaka (dpa) At least two people were killed and more than 100 were missing after a ferry carrying an estimated 250 people capsized in a river in central Bangladesh Monday, police said. Rescuers were searching for victims in the district of Munshiganj,...
  • CANNES: Relativity Strikes Film, TV, Sports Pact With India's B4U

    Relativity Media has struck a high-level and wide-ranging film, TV and sports agreement with India's B4U network. The joint venture, to be headed by B4U CEO Ishan Saksena, will co-produce a slate of Hollywood films including "The Best of Me." Details...
  • Rachel Marsden: Trans-Pacific Partnership a bad deal for America

    PARIS -- The good news is that the Obama administration plans to create a lot of new jobs. The bad news is that those jobs will mostly be in Asia. President Obama's recent trip to Asia revived debate about the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement,...
  • The FCC mulling new, less neutral rules for the Net

    The FCC mulling new, less neutral rules for the Net
    Moments after news leaked about a new "Net neutrality" plan from the Federal Communications Commission's chairman, consumer advocates in Washington began proclaiming their distaste. "With this proposal, the FCC is aiding and abetting the largest ISPs in...
  • Bangladesh's sweatshops: A boycott is not the answer

    One year ago this week, the eight-story Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh's capital city of Dhaka, killing 1,129 people. The building's top floors had been added illegally, and their weight caused the lower stories to buckle. Many of...
  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • Letters: Sweatshop life isn't liberating

    Re "Finding liberty in hard labor," Column One, March 13 In 1911, 146 sweatshop workers — mostly women — burned to death in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City. This led to major protests, the beginning of safety...
  • Bangladesh women find liberty in hard labor

    Bangladesh women find liberty in hard labor
    Mukhta Mollah deftly smooths the red fabric and guides it through a whirling sewing machine. She sews side seams on women's blouses bound for America. Eight hours a day or longer in this hot and sweaty factory. Six days a week. On this day, like every...
  • Myanmar claims Muslim militants targeted police officer

    YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar's government is continuing to push back against calls for an investigation into the reported massacre of more than 40 Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine state, saying that militants had infiltrated the restive region...
  • Bangladesh vote thwarted by 'Battling Begums'; outcome called farce

    The last time a parliamentary election in Bangladesh drew such low turnout, the lawmakers elected served only 11 days in office before political turmoil brought down the government. Observers Monday held out little more hope for the lawmakers elected...