Bangladesh on Friday pitched for a common currency for South Asia to promote trade and investment and facilitate greater economic integration within the region.
Bangladesh's finance minister downplayed the impact of last week's factory-building collapse on his country's garment industry, saying Friday he didn't think it was "really serious" hours after the 500th body was pulled from the debris.
A top investigator probing last week's garment factory disaster in Bangladesh on Friday blamed vibrations from four illegal generators for the collapse of the building, which killed more than 500 workers.
Bangladeshi police arrested the engineer who warned that a building housing garment factories was unsafe a day before it collapsed, killing at least 487 people.
More bodies were found overnight in a collapsed building in Bangladesh, raising the toll to 450 as workers carefully used cranes today to remove the concrete rubble.
The building collapse in Bangladesh that killed over 400 people has produced some jarringly different responses from Western apparel retailers and brands that obtained goods from factories inside the building.
Bangladesh rescuers said today at least 550 people likely died in the collapse of a garment factory complex last week as the pope condemned the use of "slave labour" in the local clothing industry.
Bangladeshi protesters enraged by a deadly factory collapse led rallies across Asia against low wages and poor working conditions today, kicking off worldwide protests to mark May Day.
Bangladesh is set to elect its first woman parliament speaker as the ruling Awami League nominated Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury for the top post.
A Bangladesh court on Monday gave police 15 days to interrogate the owner of a building that collapsed last week, killing at least 382 people, as rescuers used heavy machinery to cut through the destroyed structure after giving up hopes of finding any more survivors.
The owner of the Bangladesh factory building that collapsed, killing more than 370 people, has been arrested while attempting to flee to India, police said.
A fire has broken out in the wreckage of the garment factory that collapsed last week in Bangladesh, with smoke pouring from the piles of shattered concrete and some rescue efforts forced to stop.
In a miraculous rescue, a victim was pulled out from under the mangled pile of metal and concrete, 100 hours after the collapse of an eight-storey building in Bangladesh that has claimed nearly 400 lives.
More than 100 hours after a garment factory block collapsed, rescuers in Bangladesh tunnelled into the rubble on Sunday to find a woman whose feeble cries for help raised hopes of more miracles.
The fugitive owner of an illegally-constructed building that collapsed in Bangladesh in a deadly heap last week was captured today at a border crossing with India by members of a commando force.