Bangladesh halts shutdown of `unsafe` garment factories

The Bangladesh government is refusing to shut down garment factories declared unsafe, following a row with independent inspectors over the strength of concrete used in the buildings, officials said on Tuesday.

Garment factory owners not liable for Bangladesh fire: Lawyer

The owner of Bangladesh garment factory where more than 100 workers died in fire is not liable for the disaster, and other workers could lose their jobs if he is convicted, his attorney said.

Bangladesh garment factory hit by fire, 10 killed

Bangladesh is notorious for poor safety standards in its garment factories.

Bangladesh garment factory fire: Was emergency exit locked?

Smart Export Garment Ltd. factory in Mohammadpur district of Bangladeshi capital Dhaka witnessed a fire tragedy on Saturday when about 250 workers were working at the factory that makes pants and shirts.