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    Bangladeshi apparel workers exploited in Jordan 

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:48am on December 07, 2019

    The US imports readymade garments made in Jordan where factories reportedly exploit  migrant apparel workers of Bangladesh. Jordanian apparel factories export apparels for the American...

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    Challenges that apparel sector faces

    Md Harunur Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on December 06, 2019

    BANGLADESH’S multi-billion dollar apparel sector faces a critical juncture despite having enormous scope to gain from business shifting from China because of a tariff war...

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    More than 50 RMG factories using digital solutions of Coats Digital

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2019

    More than 50 apparel factories in Bangladesh, including Epyllion, Pacific Jeans, Dekko Designs, Fakir Fashion and Ananta, are currently using digital solutions of Coats Digital...

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    Apparel worker’s hanging body found in Habiganj

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 02:34am on October 28, 2019

    The hanging body of a female garment worker was found at Madhabpur in Habiganj on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Tanzina Akter, 19, employee...

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    GAATW study exposes rights violations of Bangladeshi female apparel workers in Jordan

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:07am on October 25, 2019

    In Jordan, women apparel workers of Bangladesh are forced to work in adverse conditions that adversely affect their physical and psychological health, according to a...

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    Sustainable Apparel Forum in Dhaka on Nov 5

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2019

    Diplomats and businesses on Monday said that a sustainable readymade garment sector could ensure economic growth, job creation and social progress in Bangladesh...

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    Salim Osman becomes BKMEA president for 5th term in ‘polls drama’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 04, 2019

    AKM Salim Osman has been re-elected president of the Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association for the term of 2019-21, the fifth term in a...

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    105 RMG units facing closure over safety faults

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2019

    One hundred and five readymade garment factories inspected under ILO-supported national initiative are going to face closure as the units have failed to make any...

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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...