Brendan Brady reports on politics, human rights, business, religion, culture and environmental issues in Asia and the Pacific. He works in print, video, photography and radio.
Posts tagged "Economy"
Factory Disasters: What Cambodia Can Teach Bangladesh

Factory Disasters: What Cambodia Can Teach Bangladesh

Cambodia’s garment industry has long been watched over by an International Labor Organization (ILO) workplace-monitoring program, and there are talks about its introduction into Bangladesh. There are questions, however, about whether it has been a model program and the form it should take if adopted by Bangladesh to improve the country’s woefully unsafe factories.
Mekong: Rising Tide

Mekong: Rising Tide

Hydropower dams slated for the Mekong pit electricity rewards against the river's tremendous but vulnerable ecosystem, leaving the mighty river's fate in question.