Two factory blazes in Pakistan killed more than 300 workers last night, highlighting the country's problems with workplace safety. The BBC's Aleem Maqbool says Pakistan's cheap clothing sold to Western markets comes at the cost of safety features.
The Spanish town of Elche is at the heart of a manufacturing revival of sorts. Elche was a shoe making capital that lost a lot of jobs to cheaper Asia. But now Elche's shoe companies are starting to come back.
As people in China become increasingly concerned about the safety of the food they eat, more and more of them are demanding that their government take action. One of the most prominent voices on that front is a young food safety blogger.
The decision by President Obama to cancel a face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen as a mistake by some experts on US-Russian relations. Host Aaron Schachter talks with former Ambassador to the Soviet Union, Jack Matlock.
Rodrigo Medellin is Mexico's premier bat biologist, and he's out to save the animals he studies. After all, he says, if Mexico had no bats, there would be no tequila. NOVA's Ari Daniel Shapiro reports.
Many who work in Britain's financial services sector are feeling the weight of public antipathy and failure and it's driven people to substance abuse and even illness. But they're unlikely to find much sympathy among an outraged public.