News May 2, 2013

8:27 AM

New York Times Headline: Some Retailers Rethink Role in Bangladesh

After a factory disaster that left hundreds dead, Western companies are scrambling to improve working conditions in Bangladesh. Some large American companies have decided to leave the country, including the Walt Disney Company, who has ordered an end of production of branded merchandise in Bangladesh and has released a new policy on overseas production.

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New York Times Headline: North Korea Imposes Term of 15 Years on American

North Korea announced that its Supreme Court has sentenced an American citizen to 15 years of hard labor on charges of trying to overthrow the government. 44 year old Kenneth Bae was arrested after leading a tour of businessmen out of China to North Korea in November. 

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