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    Fashion workers urge H&M to deliver living wage

    Reuters. Phnom Penh | Updated at 02:34am on December 19, 2018

    In an industry riddled with poor health, abuse and labour exploitation, Yim Srey Neang and her colleagues are pleased to have garment factory jobs that...

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    Accord hands over 80 more factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh on Tuesday handed over the safety activities of 80 more readymade garment factories to the Department of...

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    H&M quarterly sales rise but doubts about turnaround weigh

    Reuters . Stockholm | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    H&M reported on Monday sales growth in the three months to November but doubts about the strength of recovery at the world’s second-biggest fashion group...

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    Protests go on in RMG sector over wage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    Production remained suspended in more than 10 readymade garment factories at Ashulia in Dhaka and in Gazipur on Monday as workers aggrieved by new wage...

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    Khokon becomes BTMA president

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    Mohammad Ali Khokon has been elected as the president of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) for the term 2019-2020, said a press release on Saturday....

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    Govt to address loopholes in new RMG wage structure after polls: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    The government on Saturday announced that the inconsistency, if any, in the newly announced wage structure for the readymade garment workers would be solved after...

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    Siddiq-led BGMEA board gets third tenure extension despite opposition

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    The government on Thursday extended the tenure of the current board of directors of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association for one month despite opposition...

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    Govt approves 52 more firms for assessment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    The government has listed 52 more engineering firms to conduct detailed engineering assessment on fire and electrical faults in readymade garment factories under a national...

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    BGMEA board move over tenure extension again angers members

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    A move of the current board of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association to persuade the government to extend its tenure for the third time...

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    Exports soar to $17b in Jul-Nov

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 06, 2018

    Export earnings of the country went up by 17.24 per cent year-on-year in July-November of the current fiscal year (2018-2019), riding on higher shipments of...

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