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5 years since Rana Plaza: The excruciating...

5 years since Rana Plaza: The excruciating...

Weekend Tribune

Thu, Apr 26 2018

The catastrophic collapse of Rana Plaza, which has claimed the lives of at least 1,138 workers while...

In pictures: Five years of Rana Plaza...

In pictures: Five years of Rana Plaza...

Image Gallery

Tue, Apr 24 2018

Five years ago on April 24, 2013, at least 1,138 were killed and over 2,000 workers injured after eight-story...

Experts: Bangladesh on right track of...

Experts: Bangladesh on right track of...

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 8 2018

The panel discussed the key challenges which are relevant not only to Bangladesh, but also to the South...

Global brand to pay $2.3m for worker...

Global brand to pay $2.3m for worker...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jan 23 2018

The settlement is one the largest payments made by a brand to remedy workplace dangers in

Government forms new wage board for...

Government forms new wage board for...

Labour

Sun, Jan 14 2018

The board will set new wages for the RMG sector within six months

Experts stress importance of safety...

Experts stress importance of safety...

Bangladesh

Fri, Nov 24 2017

Due to incidents such as the Tazreen fire and the Rana Plaza tragedy, countless wounded workers and grieving...

Report: Alliance completes 85% safety...

Report: Alliance completes 85% safety...

Regulation

Wed, Nov 15 2017

The latest progress report indicates that the Alliance is on track to complete nearly all Corrective...

Fashion brands in The Hague's dock over...

Fashion brands in The Hague's dock over...

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 18 2017

Poor working conditions and low wages have long been a concern in Bangladesh’s garment industry, which...

Almost 90% of Bangladesh’s workers are...

Almost 90% of Bangladesh’s workers are...

Business

Mon, Jul 24 2017

The report said Bangladesh only had 10.4% trained labourers in 2013 while the rest 89.6% workers were...

Brexit affects Bangladesh exports

Brexit affects Bangladesh exports

Economy

Tue, Jul 11 2017

Political changeover in the West, Brexit, and devaluation of currencies have adversely affected growth...

Muhith: RMG tax at source to go up,...

Muhith: RMG tax at source to go up,...

Economy

Wed, Jun 28 2017

Tax at source will go up to 1%, corporate tax for the sector will be 12%, and it will be 10% for green...

Bangladeshi exporters’ anxiety over...

Bangladeshi exporters’ anxiety over...

Business

Sun, Jun 25 2017

In a referendum held on June 23, the UK people decided to leave EU as 52% people voted for an exit and...

Sustainability Compact: Effectively...

Sustainability Compact: Effectively...

Development

Thu, May 18 2017

The Sustainability Compact members also called for promoting Responsible Businesses Conduct (RBC) and...

Marine Le Pen rally T-shirts made in...

Marine Le Pen rally T-shirts made in...

Bangladesh

Thu, May 4 2017

The labels of all polo shirts sold at the meeting were cut out, but one

What does Bangladesh get for a $42 shirt?...

What does Bangladesh get for a $42 shirt?...

Commerce

Wed, May 3 2017

Foreign buyers make huge profits on Bangladeshi RMG products but pay the manufacturers poorly.