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Pressure on Bangladesh, retailers to fix factories

DHAKA, Bangladesh - In the aftermath of a building collapse that killed more than 500 people, Bangladesh's garment manufacturers might face...quick succession, the reputation of Bangladesh's $20 billion garment industry, notorious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-03/pressure-bangladesh-retail
Answers to last week's Delphi exercise offer possible peeks into our future

...Population numbers, in order today, are China, India, the United States, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Japan. Which nation(s) will fall off the list by 2035 (to be replaced by Mexico, the Philippines, Ethiopia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-14/answers-last-wee
Phones providing income for Bangladesh

GANGANAGAR, Bangladesh -- Like most villagers in Bangladesh, Mahmuda Begum didn't have a telephone. She didn't...service and Internet access in Dhaka and Chittagong, Bangladesh's main port. The ambitious goal of Grameen Telecom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/02/bus_254891.shtml
Business
Rural poor to get cell phones in Bangladesh

PATIA, Bangladesh - The man who introduced the concept...in thousands of remote villages. In Bangladesh, mobile phones are still a novelty...signal relay towers to cover a third of Bangladesh. He is sharing the cost of $25 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/03/biz_206260.shtml
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The next 20 years: Delph exercise helps people bring future into focus

...Today's population numbers, in order, are China, India, the United States, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Japan. Which nation(s) will fall off the list by 2035 (to be replaced by Mexico, the Philippines, Ethiopia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-06/next-20-years-de
Bangladesh factory lost fire certification before fatal fire

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The factory where 112 garment workers...nothing, rather than confront one of Bangladesh's most powerful industries, he said...buildings. That's the truth."Bangladesh's $20 billion yearly garment industry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-07/bangladesh-factory-lost-fi
Microcredit - a revolution for the poor

DHAKA, Bangladesh -- The father of a banking revolution...proponents recently gathered in Dhaka, the Bangladesh capital, to take stock of the movement...universal achievement." In 1974, Bangladesh was a newborn nation, ravaged by war...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/05/bus_411076.shtml
Business
Factory where fire killed 112 made clothes for Wal-Mart, Sears, other

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A hooded Mickey Mouse sweatshirt...ENYCE tag.The garment factory in Bangladesh where 112 people were killed in a fire...seized on the blaze ? the deadliest in Bangladesh's nearly 35-year history of exporting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-28/factory-where-fire-killed-
Trial to begin for terrorist suspect

...homemade videos, a mysterious trek to Bangladesh and ties to a convicted Balkan terrorist...allegations, including claims he ventured to Bangladesh to try to link up with terrorists and...himself. Authorities said he departed for Bangladesh in August 2005, where he would get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/02/met_542896.shtml
Metro
Some of world's poorest nations offer Katrina aid

...Some of the world's poorest nations - Bangladesh, Afghanistan and tsunami-hit Thailand...community have responded in kind." Bangladesh, one of the world's poorest countries...Khaleda Zia said the assistance from Bangladesh - a major recipient of U.S. economic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/07/hur_1121.shtml
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