13 July 2013

Stories from 13 July 2013

Garment Factory Map in Cambodia

  13 July 2013

The Cambodian Center for Human Rights has launched a map of garment factories in Cambodia. The map provides details of each factory including location, nationality of the owner, and number of employees. There are at least 558 garment factories in Cambodia which produce and supply garments to major international brands...

Myanmar's Poor, Young Glue Sniffers

  13 July 2013

Inhalant abuse through the use of cheap glue is a worsening problem among poor children in Myanmar. Yin Yin Hnoung, a medical student from the University of Medicine in Mandalay, interviewed some of these children and analysed the causes and impact of this particular drug abuse.

Tragedy Ignites Online Friendship Between Romanians and Montenegrins

  13 July 2013

In one of the most tragic road accidents ever seen in Montenegro, 18 Romanian nationals lost their lives and 29 were injured on June 23, 2013 when a Romanian bus full of tourists ran off a bridge into a ravine. News of the accident soon spread and, due to the generosity of the Montenegro people toward the victims and families, so did an outpouring of messages of gratitude, empathy, solidarity and adoration on social networks from both countries.

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