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Chinese Activists Push for Safer Factories

More than a dozen labor rights groups are circulating a petition pushing for safer working conditions after Saturday's factory blast.

Malls to Meeting Rooms Empty as Ukraine Becomes No-Go Zone

As deadly battles rage in the east, the 74-acre Respublika concept, planned to include eastern Europe’s largest entertainment complex, sits unfinished.

Productivity Rises More Than Forecast, Limiting U.S. Costs

The productivity of U.S. workers rose more than projected in the second quarter.

Police Action Ends Bangladesh Strike

More than 1,000 apparel industry workers conducting a hunger strike at a Tuba Group factory were evicted from the property on Thursday.

Bangladesh Police Forcibly End Garment Workers' Strike

Water cannons and teargas were used to disperse hundreds of people on Thursday.

Wal-Mart Gives $3M to Train African Farmers

The White House unveiled more commitments from corporations investing in the African continent on Wednesday.

Vladimir Putin Retaliates Against Sanctions With Food-Import Limits

The Russian president ordered restrictions on food imports to strike back at the U.S. and other countries that have imposed sanctions over the Ukraine turmoil.

Vietnam Tops June Apparel Imports

The overall trade deficit narrowed in June to $41.5 billion from $44.7 billion in May.

Bangladesh Workers Reject Payment Offer

Tuba Group factory owner Delwar Hossain was released on bail late Tuesday to pay wages.

Yue Yuen Boosts Staff Benefits

The Chinese shoe manufacturer, hit by strikes this year, will book a $112 million provision but the move will dent its first-half figures.

Bangladesh Lost Wages Protests Intensify

After more than seven days of protests, workers of the Tuba Group took their anger to the streets on Tuesday.

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Africa Summit Stresses Commercial Appeal

The time is ripe for investment in the African continent, and the White House assembled a U.S.-Africa business forum Tuesday to drive that point home.

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