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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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    BGMEA asks RMG units to take steps to tackle 2nd wave

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:11pm on October 11, 2020

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has asked its member factories to make preparations to tackle a possible second wave of coronavirus outbreak in...

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    Dragon Group’s terminated workers to beseize Shrama Bhaban

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on August 29, 2020

    Terminated workers of two sweater factories of Dragon Group in the capital announced on Saturday that they would beseize the Shrama Bhaban from Monday indefinitely...

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    BGMEA seeks govt fund again to pay wages for Aug

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on August 25, 2020

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has submitted a fresh proposal to the government seeking financial assistance to pay workers’ wage for August, after...

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    Apparel makers, buying house owners in dispute over licensing process

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on August 11, 2020

    The country’s apparel makers are in loggerheads with garment buying house owners over the issuance of membership certificate for registration of buying house business...

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    Predicament for citizens

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2020

    IT IS unfortunate for us that there is hardly any organisation within the country that we can fully rely on as a philosopher and guide....

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    BGMEA opens hospital in CEPZ for COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:45am on July 03, 2020

    A 50-bed hospital was inaugurated in Export Processing Zone area of Saltgola in Chattogram on Thursday for the COVID-19 patients. The hospital will be operated...

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    BGMEA, BKMEA urge govt to reinstate export source tax at 0.25pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on June 29, 2020

    The country’s apparel exporters have demanded reducing source tax on readymade garment export to 0.25 per cent from 0.5 per cent for the next five...

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    Job cut threat a trick of RMG owners to get more benefits: politicians, rights groups

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on June 07, 2020

    Politicians and different workers’ rights groups on Saturday protested against the Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters’ Association president’s threat of job cut of workers...

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    RMG workers to lose jobs due to lack of orders: Rubana

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on June 05, 2020

    Nearly 17,000 readymade garment factory workers across the country lost their jobs amid coronavirus outbreak and many more would face job cuts from this month...