Moinul Haque

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    Trade union threshold may be lowered

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:32am on July 19, 2017

    The government has initiated a move to amend the Bangladesh Labour Act 2006 to reduce the threshold of 30 per cent membership for trade unions...

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    Export growth hits 15-yr low in FY17

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:17pm on July 06, 2017

    Export earnings’ growth of the country in the just concluded financial year 2016-17 hit 15-year low at 1.69 per cent as the earnings from readymade...

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    Lack of inspection, owners’ negligence blamed

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on July 05, 2017

    Labour rights groups on Tuesday blamed absence of proper inspection by the government agency concerned and factory owners’ negligence for the frequent boiler explosions, which...

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    RMG workers deprive of legitimate amount

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:20am on June 24, 2017

    More than a half of apparel factories of the country were not giving legitimate amount in festival allowance to their workers, taking advantage of the...

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    Govt submits to ILC time-bound action plan on labour rights

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:42pm on June 13, 2017

    The government has promised to produce the draft of the revised EPZ law before an International Labour Organisation committee by the end of November and...

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    EU warns again

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on June 06, 2017

    The European Union has once again warned Bangladesh of suspending generalised system of preferences. It also asked the government to present tangible progress on fundamental...

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    Govt devising time-bound action plan on Compact demand

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:28pm on May 25, 2017

    The government has taken an initiative to devise a time-bound action plan for making changes to the Bangladesh EPZ Labour Law and the Bangladesh Labour...

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    Prices spiral beyond market dynamics

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:17am on May 23, 2017

    Prices of a good number of essential commodities soared high and higher in the past one month before Ramadan, the fasting month for the Muslims,...

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    Export earning growth plunges to 3.92pc in July-April

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:12pm on May 07, 2017

    Country’s export earnings growth in the July-April period of the current fiscal year 2016-17 slumped to 3.92 per cent, as against 9.92 per cent growth...

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    Govt to introduce digitalised fare collection system in bus services

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on April 18, 2017

    Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority is going to introduce digitalised fare collection system for the commuters of the BRTC bus service in Dhaka city from next...