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    Smart clothing can boost wearable tech: Singapore researchers

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    Researchers in Singapore have invented ‘smart’ clothing they say can boost signals and save battery life on wireless devices such as headphones and smart watches.The...

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    BGMEA begins paying wage thru digital wallet

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:32pm on August 05, 2019

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Monday launched its pilot programme of wage payment to the garment workers of its member factories digitally through...

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    Factory owners asked to pay workers before Eid holidays

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 05, 2019

    Without setting any specific deadline, the government on Sunday asked factory owners to pay wages and festival allowances to the workers before Eid-ul-Azha holidays as...

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    Accord’s new conditions delay remediation, alleges BGMEA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2019

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Saturday alleged that fire safety remediation in the readymade garment factories was being delayed due to a string...

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    Bangladesh RMG exports to US grow fastest among competitors in H1

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2019

    Country’s apparel exports to the US in the first half of 2019 registered highest growth among the competitor countries as US buyers shifted orders from...

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    130 factories yet to pay wages for June

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 31, 2019

    One hundred and thirty industrial units under the jurisdiction of the Industrial Police across the country have not paid wages to their workers for the...

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    80pc of US brands, retailers want to expand sourcing from Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Eighty per cent of fashion brands and retailers of United States having business with Bangladesh have expressed their interest in expanding sourcing from the country...

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    BGMEA seeks Tk 5.5cr from WTO fund for R&D

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has initiated a move for research and development, innovation, product diversification and value addition for the future sustainability...

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    RMG makers want reinstatement of 0.25pc source tax on exports

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has demanded that the government reinstate 0.25 per cent source tax on export earnings for the readymade garment...

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    Digital wallet for RMG workers soon

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2019

    Workers of readymade garments (RMG) are going to get ‘digital wallet’ soon which would not only make their life easy but also build a foundation...

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