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    Govt apprises EC delegation progress, labour leaders highlight challenges

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on September 15, 2018

    A high-powered delegation of European Commission has concluded its six-day mission on assessing labour rights situation in Bangladesh and the country’s fate regarding generalised scheme...

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    Labour bodies reject new wage for RMG workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on September 14, 2018

    Garment labour organisations on Thursday rejected the new minimum wage for apparel worker set at Tk 8,000 and called for its review....

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    Minimum wage for RMG workers Tk 8,000

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 14, 2018

    The government on Thursday announced Tk 8,000 as minimum monthly wage, up from existing Tk 5,300, for the country’s readymade garment workers amid protests from...

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    Bangladesh exports fall by 11.74pc in Aug on Eid holidays

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

    Country’s export earnings fell by 11.74 per cent in August this year compared with that in the same month of last year because of Eid-ul-Azha...

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    400 factories complete full remediation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 11, 2018

    The Alliance for Bangladesh worker Safety, a consortium of North American fashion brands and buyers, on Monday announced that 400 readymade garment factories affiliated with...

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    BTRC likely to raise MNP fees as it amends guidelines

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:05am on September 11, 2018

    The government has withdrawn from MNP licensing guidelines the specification of Tk 30 as mobile number portability fee for the customers, widening the space for charging...

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    Bonanza for RMG makers: govt cuts export, corporate tax

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 11, 2018

    The government has cut source tax on export earnings for readymade garment and other export-oriented sectors to 0.60 per cent from 1 per cent amid...

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    Experts for own policy for green growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 10, 2018

    Bangladesh should adopt its own policy on achieving green growth instead of following others’ path, keeping issues of job creation and sustainability in mind, said...

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    Govt to set up 2 more leather industrial estates

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 10, 2018

    The government is going to establish two more leather industrial estates in Chittagong and Rajshahi to utilise the untapped potential of leather and leather goods...

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    RMG factory owners want govt benefits for workers’ wage hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 10, 2018

    Garment factory owners on Sunday said that the government must give them tax or cash incentives as the wage of the workers would be raised....

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