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    Four-day GAPEXPO starts Jan 24

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:06am on January 20, 2018

    The ninth edition of GAPEXPO, an international garment accessories and packaging products exhibition, will start in Dhaka on January 24 with the aim of showcasing...

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    Govt to focus on financing SDGs, 7th FYP in BDF

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    The two-day Bangladesh Development Forum will begin tomorrow (Wednesday) where government will focus on financing gaps for implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs) and implementation...

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    Rules violeted in appointing workers’ representative, allege leaders

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    Labour leaders have alleged that the real representation of the readymade garment sector workers has been ignored in the wage board formed on Sunday for...

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    Govt forms wage board for RMG workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 15, 2018

    The government on Sunday formed minimum wage board to review the wages for the readymade garment workers through the appointment of owners’ and workers’ representatives...

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    Bangladesh mulls retaining China DFQF access, not APTA scheme

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 09:53pm on January 13, 2018

    Bangladesh might opt for duty-free and quota-free market access in China rather than trade preferences under the Asia Pacific Trade agreement as the DFQF scheme...

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    3rd forum announces to vie for BGMEA election

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on January 12, 2018

    A section of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association members on Thursday declared a new forum — Shadhinata Parishad — for participating in the upcoming...

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    301 Alliance-linked units complete remediation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:23am on January 09, 2018

    Fifty-four more readymade garment factories which make products for North American retailers and buyers have completed full safety remediation in December in 2017...

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    RMG sector facing skilled manpower crisis: FBCCI president

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on January 06, 2018

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry president Shafiul Islam at a seminar on Saturday said that the readymade garment factories of the...

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    RMG wage board formation likely next week

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:14pm on December 25, 2017

    The government may form by the next week the minimum wage board for reviewing the wages of the country’s readymade garment workers as the labour...

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    Textile millers want to import furnace oil without duty amid gas shortage

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 10:36pm on December 19, 2017

    Textile factory owners want to import high-speed furnace oil with exemption of all duties and taxes to run their captive power generation units which they...