| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Swedish clothing retailer H&M on Monday said it is developing a plan to ensure about 850,000 textile workers earn a "living wage" by 2018.
Hennes & Mauritz, the world's second-largest clothing retailer, said it will begin its pay strategy with three...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:33 AM
* Protests over wages shut factories in Bangladesh
* H&M to start on fair wages plan with three model factories
* H&M hopes higher wages to boost productivity
BERLIN, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Hennes & Mauritz, the
world's second-largest clothing...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The event: The Go Go Gala, benefiting the GO Campaign to improve the lives of orphans and children in need worldwide. The affair honored “local hero” Jane Ekayu for her work rehabilitating Uganda’s child soldiers and it celebrated the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Border land around the cherished Preah Vihear temple belongs to Cambodia and Thailand's police and security forces must leave the territory, the United Nation's highest court ruled Monday in a decades-old dispute between the Southeast Asian neighbors....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
DES MOINES, Iowa - Business leaders from the world's two largest population centers provided insight Oct. 16 at the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue on how their companies utilize animal protein to effectively feed their growing countries.
In the panel...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
PARIS -- A week ago, in the Providence Journal newspaper (in Rhode Island), the publisher of Harper's Magazine, John R. MacArthur, wrote that President Barack Obama, through expedient political compromises, has lost the moral authority that an American...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:24 PM
In 1969 Col. Robert Rheault landed a long-coveted assignment in Vietnam: commanding the Green Berets, the daring U.S. Special Forces group championed by President Kennedy and glorified by John Wayne.
He had held the job for only three weeks, however,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:05 PM
SAN DIEGO — Eager to strengthen its ties with the U.S., the government of Thailand agreed not to charge for use of its docks and wharves when three Navy ships arrived in 2010 for a multi-nation exercise at sea.
So when a bill arrived weeks later...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:53 PM
I came out of the hotel, out of this Tuesday evening awards event, feeling wonderful — and terrible.
Wonderful because the heroic work being done by the women journalists who’d been honored by the International Women’s Media Foundation...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:00 PM
"The Missing Picture" is personal and unexpected, a documentary that mixes media in an unusual way to very potent effect.
Directed and co-written by Rithy Panh, "Missing Picture" won the Un Certain Regard prize at the Cannes Film Festival and...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Each year, four women in journalism are saluted for their guts and their tenacity by an organization created to spotlight such singular courage.
The International Women's Media Foundation is holding a 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards ceremony tonight...