After several high-profile disasters at Bangladeshi factories, the country's Foreign Minister Dipu Moni says safety standards must improve. Over 1,000 people lost their lives after a factory building collapsed in April.
Senior Myanmar military officials should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity, rights group Amnesty International said in a new report that reveals fresh evidence of atrocities committed against the Rohingya people.
A damning report by China Labor Watch has revealed horrendous working conditions at the Chinese tech contractor Foxconn regarding so-called dispatch workers, who produce Echo speakers and Kindle e-readers for Amazon.
Aid agencies and the UN have warned that Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are at risk as the monsoon season begins in South Asia. Heavy rains and cyclones could cause enormous damage to refugee camps in Cox's Bazar.
Unions at a global clothing brand hope its agreement to pay to meet fire and building safety regulations in 150 garment factories in Bangladesh could herald a new era. Time will tell if other brands follow suit.
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