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  • Ramdin and Bravo bully Bangladesh as Windies claim series

    (Reuters) - Denesh Ramdin and Darren Bravo both scored centuries in a record-breaking third wicket partnership as West Indies crushed Bangladesh in Basseterre, Saint Kitts, on Monday to wrap-up a 3-0 one-day series win. The pair put on 258, a record...
  • Off-spinner Gazi latest to be reported for suspect action

    (Reuters) - Bangladesh's Sohag Gazi has become the fifth off-spinner in recent months to be reported to the International Cricket Council (ICC) for an illegal bowling action. The 23-year-old's action was found suspect during Bangladesh's 177-run loss in...
  • Coach Gibson, West Indies part ways

    (Reuters) - Ottis Gibson has quit as West Indies coach and will be replaced by Richie Richardson on an interim basis for the home series against Bangladesh, the West Indies Cricket Board said. "Today the West Indies Cricket Board and Mr. Ottis Gibson...
  • Busan's Asian Project Market Unveils Co-Production Friendly Lineup

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - SEOUL - Top-flight international directors including Brillante Mendoza ("Kinatay"), Bangladesh's Mostofa Sarwar Farooki ("Television"), Thailand's Pen-Ek Ratanaruang ("Invisible Waves") and Cannes laureate Vimukthi...
  • Climate change to cut South Asia's growth 9 percent by 2100: ADB

    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Climate change will cut South Asia's growth almost 9 percent by the end of the century unless world governments try harder to counter global warming, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Tuesday. The region is home to a fifth of...
  • Across Asia's borders, labor activists team up to press wage claims

    JAKARTA/PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Labor leaders behind the biggest strikes in Cambodia's $5 billion garment industry knew last year they had a strong case for higher wages: they had already compared notes with activists in neighboring countries. The result...
  • American Apparel, others try to profit from domestic production

    American Apparel, others try to profit from domestic production
    A young woman named Mariona lounges on her knees and forearms. She wears a provocative expression and tight red American Apparel booty shorts. The advertisement's headline: "Made in USA — Sweatshop Free." The ads sell a racy image, but just as...
  • 125 presumed dead in Bangladesh ferry sinking

    125 presumed dead in Bangladesh ferry sinking
    Emergency crews searching for survivors of a ferry that sank Monday in central Bangladesh while carrying more than 200 passengers were hampered by a strong current in the Padma River, officials said. At least two bodies were recovered and 60...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Bangladesh's sweatshops: A boycott is not the answer

     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...