Garment workers in Bangladesh will get a 77% pay increase from December. That's part of a new deal between unions, retailers and the government. More on that and some other stories in brief.
Campaigners have recorded over 100 deaths in the past four years in India's textile hub in the state of Tamil Nadu. They say retailers are shirking responsibility by not asking their suppliers the really tough questions.
Unions representing millions of clothes factory workers have demanded that their minimum monthly pay be tripled. The garment industry accounts for more than 80 percent of the country's exports and employs mostly women.
Both Cambodia and Myanmar heavily depend on the European Union's duty and quota free trade agreement. But the European bloc believes it is time that these countries address human rights abuses. Ate Hoekstra reports.
Four years ago the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killing 1,100 people. Working conditions have improved since then, but wages have not. Maria Zimmerman reports from Dhaka.
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