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Business, Finance & Economics

In Bangladesh, will a legal system 'full of holes' prosecute those responsible for the Rana Plaza factory collapse?

Bangladeshis today are honoring the memory of those killed one year ago in the deadly factory collapse at Rana Plaza. Building owner Sohel Rana and several factory owners are in jail awaiting trial. Zafar Sobhan, the editor of the Dhaka Tribune explains why prosecution of the men would be a big step forward for the weak Bangladeshi justice system.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The World's Adeline Sire tells us about "Paris 36," a movie that harks back to the golden age of French cinema, with lavish sets and music. It also explores the labor unrest that rocked France in the 1930s.

Conflict & Justice

China stays ahead of economic slump

It's been just about a year since the start of the global economic crisis, and China's doing better than most. Today, China's premier said the country's economy experienced 7 % growth since the start of 2009. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

Global Politics

Touch screen production proves toxic

Touch screens may be fun to use, but making them is another story. In at least one Chinese factory that produces them, workers were exposed to a toxic solvent that was used without proper safety equipment. Host Jeb Sharp speaks with Kathleen McLaughlin.