Moinul Haque

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    Bangladesh apparel factory workers, owners face uncertainties

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:19am on January 03, 2021

    The country’s readymade garment exporters and workers passed the year 2020 through uncertainties and anxieties amid the coronavirus pandemic that caused export slumps and heavy...

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    Bangladesh RMG units see true faces of buyers in pandemic: Rubana

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:56pm on January 02, 2021

    Global brands and buyers have adopted an unfriendly approach towards the apparel exporters of Bangladesh amid the coronavirus pandemic that hit the readymade garment sector...

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    Global potentials elude sector for faulty govt policies

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:48pm on December 26, 2020

    The light engineering sector has failed to tap into local and global potentials due to faulty policies of the government, businesses said. Although the government...

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    30,000 farmers fear losing production

    Emran Hossain and Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on December 08, 2020

    About 30,000 farmers, who on contract grew sugar cane for the six state-owned sugar mills that have recently suspended their operation, fear losing their production...

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    Real minimum wage slides by 5.9pc in Bangladesh in decade: ILO

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:26pm on December 02, 2020

    The real minimum wage in the country witnessed a 5.9 per cent decrease among the countries in Asia and the Pacific in the last one...

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    Bangladesh apparel exporters fear new crisis amid second virus wave

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:36pm on October 29, 2020

    Bangladesh’s apparel exporters fear a fresh setback due to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the western countries and sought support from the...

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    Bangladesh to amend Labour Act again to address EU concerns

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:50pm on October 24, 2020

    The government has taken a move to amend the Bangladesh Labour Act 2006 further to address the concerns raised by the European Union over specific...

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    One-third of RMG export out of benefit: BGMEA

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:41pm on October 18, 2020

    More than one third of Bangladesh’s total readymade garment export to China still remained out of the coverage of duty-free benefit despite the country granting...

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    People reel from high prices 

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:12am on October 16, 2020

    The pressure of increasing prices of essentials, including rice, onion, edible oil and vegetables, has made the life of the fixed-income group and the poor...

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    Rice, edible oil prices too go up

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:19am on September 25, 2020

    Prices of rice and edible oil continued to rise in the city’s kitchen markets after a sharp increase in the onion price across the country....