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Bangladesh improves in economic freedom...

Bangladesh improves in economic freedom...

Business

Thu, Feb 16 2017

Bangladesh moved nine notches up in the Index of Economic Freedom this year despite concerns about the...

Bangladesh-Cambodia joint trade commission...

Bangladesh-Cambodia joint trade commission...

Commerce

Mon, Feb 13 2017

Bangladesh is going to form a joint trade commission soon with Cambodia to expand bilateral trade and...

MCCI: Withdraw source tax on remittance...

MCCI: Withdraw source tax on remittance...

Business

Sun, Feb 12 2017

Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) urged the government to withdraw 20% source tax...

Accord wants unified approach to reduce...

Accord wants unified approach to reduce...

Business

Sat, Feb 11 2017

A uniform standard of social audit as well as safety inspection can help both garment manufacturers and...

Stocks resume today after fall last...

Stocks resume today after fall last...

Business

Sun, Feb 5 2017

Dhaka stocks witnessed sharp fall last week as investors went on selling spree to book profits after...

DCCI: Focus on local sources to meet...

DCCI: Focus on local sources to meet...

Business

Thu, Feb 2 2017

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry urged the government to focus on exploration than import as a...

WB nods $300m fund to strengthen Bangladesh's...

WB nods $300m fund to strengthen Bangladesh's...

Bangladesh

Wed, Feb 1 2017

The project will benefit over 115 million people, the global lender says

Jute exporters fret over Indian...

Jute exporters fret over Indian...

Business

Sun, Jan 8 2017

Bangladesh jute goods manufacturers and exporters fear that they would lose market in India as the government...

Cassava brings smiles to farmers

Cassava brings smiles to farmers

Business

Sun, Jan 8 2017

Cassava production has gained popularity among farmers while contract farming is giving a boost to...

Dairy farming turns wheel of fortune...

Dairy farming turns wheel of fortune...

Business

Tue, Jan 3 2017

The wheel of fortune has started to spin for Bogra women with the blessings of dairy farming while it...

Labour Rights: The work ahead is to...

Labour Rights: The work ahead is to...

Bangladesh

Mon, Dec 26 2016

As the year draws to a close under the shadow of labour unrest and owner-initiated factory closures in...

Dhaka Apparel Summit Feb 25

Dhaka Apparel Summit Feb 25

Business

Mon, Dec 26 2016

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) is going to organise the second Dhaka...

Owners to reopen RMG factories...

Owners to reopen RMG factories...

Business

Sun, Dec 25 2016

RMG factory owners who had closed their manufacturing units in response to the workers’ strike on December...

BGMEA urged to hold talks with workers’...

BGMEA urged to hold talks with workers’...

Business

Sun, Dec 25 2016

‘We have received applications from five federations asking for holding meeting to resolve the crises...

Ashulia workers want to return to...

Ashulia workers want to return to...

Bangladesh

Fri, Dec 23 2016

Garments labourers hit by loss of pay during owner-initiated closures

What are the Ashulia protests...

What are the Ashulia protests...

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 22 2016

While protesting workers in Ashulia are talking about many accumulated grievances against their employers,...

55 RMG factories shut down amid workers'...

55 RMG factories shut down amid workers'...

Business

Tue, Dec 20 2016

As worker protests mount in Ashulia, 55 RMG factory owners have announced shutting down their...

Skilled labour shortage risks $50bn...

Skilled labour shortage risks $50bn...

Business

Tue, Dec 20 2016

Shortage of skilled workforce poses a big challenge for Bangladesh RMG industry to achieve the $50 billion...

Asia-Pacific region sees ratification...

Asia-Pacific region sees ratification...

Business

Mon, Dec 19 2016

ILO ADG for Asia and the Pacific Tomoko Nishimoto focuses on the safety and rights issues of employees...

Dhaka Skill Summit ends with call for...

Dhaka Skill Summit ends with call for...

Business

Wed, Dec 14 2016

The just-concluded Dhaka Skill Summit has stressed the need for appropriate initiatives to develop workers’...

ILO chief lauds RMG improvement

ILO chief lauds RMG improvement

Uncategorized

Tue, Dec 13 2016

International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General Guy Ryder says Bangladesh has made remarkable...