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Speed up momentum on RMG reforms

Speed up momentum on RMG reforms

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Tue, Nov 19 2013

All stakeholders in the RMG sector need to increase the pace of progress A new ILO report notes that...

A man for no season

A man for no season

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Mon, Nov 18 2013

The good general has played one side off against the other with neither embarrassment nor compunction...

The people know what counts as a fair...

The people know what counts as a fair...

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Mon, Nov 18 2013

Only the people can determine whether an election is fair or not With the swearing in of a new multi-party...

We must grow trade with Myanmar

We must grow trade with Myanmar

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Sun, Nov 17 2013

Other countries are more active than Bangladesh in trading with Myanmar. We need to catch up quickly...

Respect the court’s verdict

Respect the court’s verdict

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Sun, Nov 17 2013

The court has spoken, we should presume that its reasoning has been fair The Anti-Corruption Commission...

Remands raise new concerns

Remands raise new concerns

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Sat, Nov 16 2013

Placing remand orders on eight key BNP figures add to public concerns Over the past week, the high...

Crop experiments needed for food...

Crop experiments needed for food...

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Sat, Nov 16 2013

They are an important part of efforts to increase farmers output and resilience A number of different...

Keep exports flowing?

Keep exports flowing?

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Thu, Nov 14 2013

Improving education and training are urgent priorities to enable more value to be added by the workforce...

Progress on RMG wages

Progress on RMG wages

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Thu, Nov 14 2013

The industry bodies need to learn to listen more to workers and incorporate regular cost of living increases...

Growth in power plants must be...

Growth in power plants must be...

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Wed, Nov 13 2013

With our national gas reserves rapidly reducing, dependence is growing on coal and oil which cause higher...

CHT U-turn damages peace process

CHT U-turn damages peace process

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Wed, Nov 13 2013

The government’s inaction in this regard not only demonstrates a lack of commitment to the peace process,...

ACC must be independent

ACC must be independent

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Mon, Nov 11 2013

The new law curbs the powers of a body which by its very nature needs to be independent Parliament...

Three cheers for Siddikur

Three cheers for Siddikur

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Mon, Nov 11 2013

He is an exemplar of the best of Bangladesh, and is a shining example to us and the rest of the world...

Moving away from street politics

Moving away from street politics

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Sun, Nov 10 2013

The two parties need to change their mindset and remember they are serving people in a democratic society...

Reorienting ourselves in the climate...

Reorienting ourselves in the climate...

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Sun, Nov 10 2013

We urgently need to fully integrate a carbon mitigation and reduction strategy into all facets of development...

Arrests the wrong way to go

Arrests the wrong way to go

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Sat, Nov 9 2013

The arrests can only encourage elements on both sides which want to derail talks between the parties...

Time for a no-hartal pledge

Time for a no-hartal pledge

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Sat, Nov 9 2013

Only by making and holding to such a clear pledge can AL expect the BNP to make an equivalent pledge...

Patently wise

Patently wise

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Fri, Nov 8 2013

The image and reputation of Bangladesh relies heavily on things that are unique to us Bangladesh has...

Every human deserves rights and...

Every human deserves rights and...

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Fri, Nov 8 2013

Marginalising people and discriminating against them because of the nature of their profession is never...

Fix our deadly tannery problem

Fix our deadly tannery problem

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Thu, Nov 7 2013

In the power wrangling between the government and the tannery owners, it is the workers and the local...

Making a mockery of Digital...

Making a mockery of Digital...

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Thu, Nov 7 2013

The notion of using the law to police criticism and personal comments is incompatible with a democratic...