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INTERNATIONAL OIL PRICE RISING MOMENTUM MAY BE DIFFICULT TO SUSTAIN
In the week ending January 11, international oil prices continued to rise sharply due to factors such as the recovery of investor confidence. As of the close of the week, the two major oil index contracts rose significantly, Brent crude oil rose about 6%, and US crude oil rose about 7.6%.Excluding th…
50,000 GARMENT WORKERS STRUCK, FINALLY ONE DIED, FIFTY PEOPLE INJURED.
The latest news is that about 50,000 Bangladeshi workers have taken to the streets, protested and demanded higher wages.These workers are from factories that produce clothing for retailers such as H&M, Wal-Mart, Tesco and Aldi.More than 4,500 textile and garment factories were affected by strikes…
A CARGO SHIP EXPLOSION IN LAMMA ISLAND, HONG KONG
At least one person died and three crew members were missing in a fire in a cargo ship exploding in Lamma Island, Hong KongOn January 8, a tanker/chemical tanker caught fire in the waters of Lamma Island, Hong Kong. At least one crew member was killed, three crew members were missing, and another 21 …
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