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    Jan-May apparel exports to US fall 12pc as pandemic hits demand

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:17pm on July 04, 2020

    Bangladesh’s apparel exports to the United States in January-May this year fell by 12.10 per cent due to the negative impacts of the global coronavirus...

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    Apparel workers block road demanding wages

    Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Updated at 01:58am on June 27, 2020

    Several hundred readymade garment workers on Friday staged demonstration and blocked a road in Gazipur demanding wages and other allowances. Workers of Alif Casual Wear...

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    US model Kylie Jenner ‘refusing to pay’ Bangladeshi workers

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 11:39am on June 26, 2020

    Model and businesswoman Kylie Jenner has come under fire after reports emerged that the company behind her clothing line has cut work orders and reportedly...

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    Economists want rational subsidies

    Shakhawat Hossain    | Updated at 12:00am on June 08, 2020

    Economic experts have asked the government to overhaul the current subsidy and incentive policy that is heavily tilted towards the energy and export-oriented apparel sectors...

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    Kutubuddin awarded Knight Officer

    New Age Desk | Updated at 02:08am on June 03, 2020

    Leading apparel businessman of the country Kutubuddin Ahmed has been awarded Knight Officer by the King of Spain as the royal Order of Civil Merit...

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    Owners want to cut RMG workers’ festival allowances by 50pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:37pm on May 15, 2020

    Bangladesh’s readymade garment factory owners now want to cut workers’ festival allowances by 50 per cent after slashing gross monthly wages by 35 per cent...

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    RMG owners, workers form monitoring committee

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:04pm on May 09, 2020

    An eleven-member monitoring committee, including three representatives of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, has been formed to overview health of the apparel workers and...

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    Factories can operate following health guidelines: health minister

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 10:56pm on May 03, 2020

    Health minister Zahid Maleque on Sunday said that in order to remain in operation apparel factories need to follow the health guidelines set by the...

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    Banks start disbursing worker wages

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:01pm on May 03, 2020

    The country’s banks on Sunday started disbursing wages of more than 26 lakh workers of export-oriented industries, including apparel ones, as the central bank released...

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    Wages remain outstanding in nearly 1500 factories across country

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:40am on April 19, 2020

    The Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments has listed a total of 370 industrial units, including apparel factories and jute mills, across the country...