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    HC stays Accord decision to cut business with 4 RMG units

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on April 09, 2017

    The High Court has stayed the decision of European buyers group Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh for terminating business relations with four...

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    Apparel makers demand no source tax on export income for two years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:27pm on April 06, 2017

    Apparel makers on Thursday demanded that the National Board of Revenue exempt RMG exporters from paying source tax on export proceeds for the next two...

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    Trade deficit soars to $6b in 8 months

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:12pm on April 05, 2017

    The country’s trade deficit soared by 45.39 per cent to $6.08 billion in the first eight months of the current financial year 2016-17 compared with...

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    Exports rebound in Mar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:08pm on April 05, 2017

    Country’s export earnings rebounded in March of the current financial year 2016-17 overcoming the negative earnings growth of the month of February and slow growth...

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    Govt, owners, labour leaders agree not to raise RMG sector problems in int’l forums

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on April 04, 2017

    The government, garment factory owners and labour leaders on Tuesday agreed not to raise country’s labour problems in the international forums, rather they would resolve...

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    ILO initiative for improving workplace coop begins

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on April 03, 2017

    The government and the International Labour Organisation started a joint programme to increase the capacity of government officials to promote workplace cooperation and handle grievances...

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    Labour issues to be top on TICFA meeting agenda

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:57pm on April 02, 2017

    Workplace safety and worker rights issues would be high on the agenda for the 3rd meeting of Bangladesh-United States Trade and Investment Cooperation Forum Agreement...

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    7 more RMG factories face Alliance wrath

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:37pm on April 01, 2017

    The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, a consortium of North American fashion retailers and buyers, has cut business relations with seven more Bangladeshi readymade garment...

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    Govt mulls law changes for EPZ workers’ freedom of association

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on March 28, 2017

    The government is mulling over an idea to make changes to some provisions of the Bangladesh Labour Act and to adjust the provision related to...

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    EU delegation wants same labour laws for factories in EPZs and beyond

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on March 27, 2017

    European parliamentary delegation on Monday demanded same standard of labour laws for factories in Special Economic Zones and those outside the zones and called for...

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