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Qatar raises minimum wage, lifts restriction...

Qatar raises minimum wage, lifts restriction...

Middle East

Sun, Aug 30 2020

The new minimum wage is non-discriminatory and applies to all workers, the labour ministry said in a...

OP-ED: The coronavirus is tearing down...

OP-ED: The coronavirus is tearing down...

Saiful Alam

Wed, Jun 24 2020

There have been countless setbacks across the nation

Labourers leave Chittagong for haor...

Labourers leave Chittagong for haor...

Nation

Sun, Apr 19 2020

Police in the port city are arranging to send some 1500 labourers

Rupa Huq: Going rogue on

Rupa Huq: Going rogue on

Opinion

Thu, Feb 27 2020

Trashing Bangladesh with partisan exaggerations will do nothing to advance human rights

Rupa Huq should have done her...

Rupa Huq should have done her...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Feb 26 2020

The British MP’s understanding of Bangladesh’s history calls for serious scrutiny

A chance to shine

A chance to shine

Mostafiz Uddin

Thu, Jan 30 2020

A shift of focus offers new hope for the Bangladesh apparel industry

A confusing picture

A confusing picture

Anik Kabir

Tue, Dec 10 2019

What the polls are saying about the upcoming elections in the UK

The state of the unions

The state of the unions

Nadim Zawad Akil

Fri, Sep 20 2019

Why our trade unions are failing

Pakistan insists on Qatar World Cup...

Pakistan insists on Qatar World Cup...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 25 2019

 Qatar was running out of time to stamp out widespread and serious exploitation of tens of thousands...

Where are the people’s fortunes?

Where are the people’s fortunes?

Khawaza Main Uddin

Wed, Jun 12 2019

Is the story of prosperity only fiction?

UK PM May told to ditch Brexit talks...

UK PM May told to ditch Brexit talks...

Europe

Tue, May 14 2019

May has repeatedly ruled out signing up to a permanent customs union. Corbyn said last week May had made...

Ending the scourge of human...

Ending the scourge of human...

Editorial

Thu, Apr 18 2019

The mortality rate of Bangladeshi workers in the Middle East is disturbingly high

Ten women die in India mudslide

Ten women die in India mudslide

South Asia

Wed, Apr 10 2019

Police and rescue officials used earth movers to clear the mud and retrieve the bodies

Sustainability and ‘green’...

Sustainability and ‘green’...

Mostafiz Uddin

Mon, Mar 11 2019

Does manufacturing a sustainable product make it green?

Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party...

Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party...

Europe

Mon, Feb 18 2019

The seven lawmakers were: Luciana Berger, Leslie, Angela Smith, Gavin Shuker, Chuka Umunna, Mike Gapes...

Giving farmers a break

Giving farmers a break

Editorial

Thu, Feb 14 2019

Thanks to farming technologies, Bangladesh’s vegetable output has increased threefold

Reality of development

Reality of development

What does progress mean for a country like Bangladesh? 

Malaysia targets middlemen to end debt...

Malaysia targets middlemen to end debt...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 19 2018

The Southeast Asian nation relies heavily on foreign workers for jobs usually shunned by locals

The prolonged torture that is...

The prolonged torture that is...

John Lloyd

Mon, Nov 19 2018

The UK is being shredded bit by bit

An opportunity in Japan

An opportunity in Japan

Makshudul Alom Mokul Mondal

Tue, Nov 13 2018

Can Bangladesh take advantage of Japan’s new immigration legislation?

Skilled and ready

Skilled and ready

Editorial

Fri, Oct 19 2018

With a burgeoning population of youth willing to contribute to the economy, it is important to create...