The head of an official inquiry into the deadly collapse of a Bangladesh factory complex said the building’s owner was the “main culprit” for the disaster because he violated construction codes. The cave-in of the eight-story Rana Plaza outside the capital last month killed ...
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Newly appointed Ambassador to the United States Kenichiro Sasae pledged Tuesday to advance bilateral talks with Washington over Tokyo’s entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade initiative, while downplaying a territorial row with China over the Japan-controlled Senkaku Islands. “If Japan sits back, Asia’s economic ...