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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....

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    India imposes ban on onion export

    Moinul Haque and Jashim Uddin | Updated at 12:16am on September 15, 2020

    The import of onion from India to Bangladesh was halted on Monday as the Indian government imposed a ban on the export of the item....

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    RMG exporters, experts cautiously optimistic

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:23pm on September 12, 2020

    The country’s readymade garment exporters and economists said that they were cautiously optimistic about the positive growth of export earnings in the coming months as...

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    No privatised, PPP textile mills reopen

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:52pm on September 11, 2020

    Almost six years of the government initiative have passed but no state-owned textile mill has reopened yet under the public-private partnership due to the poor...