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    Health insurance for apparel workers emphasised

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:32am on September 18, 2019

    Apparel workers are driving the country’s readymade garment industry’s growth but their healthcare is largely ignored, experts and industry insiders said on Tuesday...

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    RMG workers block road protesting at job cuts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on September 13, 2019

    Several hundred readymade garment workers blocked a road at Tejgaon Industrial Area in Dhaka on Thursday protesting against the termination of jobs of their fellow...

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    Bangladesh eyes hitting Guinness record sewing world largest T-shirt

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    Bangladesh is set to sew the world’s largest T- Shirt to break the Guinness record, marking the centenary founding anniversary of the International Labour Organisation...

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    700 workers terminated at SF Denim factory

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2019

    SF Denim Apparels, a readymade garment company in Dhaka, has terminated more than 700 of its workers without any prior notice and half of them...

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    Bangladesh receives $2.5m export order from Canada fair

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:27am on August 25, 2019

    Bangladesh readymade garment industry has received roughly $2.50 million export order from the apparel sourcing exhibition ‘Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada’ held in Toronto of...

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    Exports hit record $3.9b in July on pre-Eid shipment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    Country’s exports in July fetched $3.88 billion in earnings, posting the highest-ever proceeds in a single month thanks to increased shipments of readymade garment products....

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    Accord-listed factories make only 1 pc remediation progress in 6 months 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Safety remediation in the readymade garment factories inspected by the European buyers’ platform Accord on Fire and Building Safety registered only one per cent progress...

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    Additional cash incentive for RMG needs Tk200cr more

    Shakhawat Hossain  | Updated at 12:27am on August 18, 2019

    Additional one per cent cash incentive announced for the export oriented apparel industry would require the government to spend another sum of Tk200 crore. Officials...

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    Apparel worker lynched on theft allegation

    Staff Correpondent | Updated at 07:45pm on July 25, 2019

    Apparel factory worker Delwar Hossain Sayeed, 25 was beaten to death by owners’ goons on Thursday alleging that the victim had stolen fabrics from the...

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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...