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    Global buyers, investors for continuation of Accord

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2018

    Global buyers and investors have requested Bangladesh government to allow operation of Transition Accord in Bangladesh’s readymade garment sector until the ‘rigorous readiness’ of a...

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    Brands warn against early closure of Accord

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 03, 2018

    More than 180 European brands which signed the 2018 Transition Accord have warned that if the Bangladesh government goes for a premature shut down of...

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    Accord, Alliance beyond Dec 31 not required, says Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 01, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday said the government had extended the time frame of two separate global retailer platforms — Accord and Alliance —...

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    Bernicat urges quick decision on Accord, Alliance’s tenure extension

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:15pm on May 28, 2018

    US ambassador Marcia Bernicat on Monday urged the Bangladesh government and the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association for a quick decision on the extension...

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    Accord cuts ties with 10 more RMG factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on March 24, 2018

    European buyers and retailers platform Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh has cut business relations with 10 more Bangladeshi readymade garment factories due...

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    Jt committee formed to evaluate nat’l body’s readiness

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 18, 2018

    The government has formed a joint monitoring committee comprised of representatives of brands and buyers, International Labour Organisation, garment factory owners and trade unions to...

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    Full implementation of CHT accord must

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 04, 2017

    THE Chittagong Hill Tracts Accord that was signed in 1997 between the government and Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samiti to officially end the armed insurgency...

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    ‘Communalism, authoritarianism uprooting hill people’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:17pm on December 02, 2017

    Marking the 20th anniversary of Chittagong Hill Tracts Accord 1997, speakers at a discussion on Saturday said that communalisation coupled with military authoritarianism is uprooting...

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    Accord may stay beyond 2018

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on October 26, 2017

    Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, the platform of European buyers and retailers, on Thursday said that the platform would not leave Bangladesh...

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    Accord to get conditional extension

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on October 19, 2017

    Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, the European buyers’ and retailers’ platform, would get six months conditional extension after May 31, 2018 when...