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    EU ombudsman bins labour orgs’ plea over Bangladesh GSP review

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on March 30, 2020

    European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly has dismissed a case file by four global labour rights bodies against the European Commission’s alleged failure to initiate a temporary...

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    EU mulls taking children refugees in Greece

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:28am on March 10, 2020

    EU  Chiefs meet Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday to warn him not to trigger a renewed migrant crisis on their southeastern border, as...

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    Turkey raises migrant pressure on EU over Syria conflict

    Agence France-Presse . Pazarkule | Updated at 02:14am on March 01, 2020

    Turkey vowed the Syrian regime will ‘pay a price’ for dozens of dead Turkish soldiers and raised pressure on the EU over the conflict by...

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    EU continuing ‘no deal’ Brexit preparations

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:33pm on February 27, 2020

    The EU is keeping up preparations for a chaotic ‘no deal’ outcome to Brexit trade talks with Britain, a spokeswoman said Thursday, as the two...

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    EU sounds GSP withdrawal warning

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on February 24, 2020

    The European Commission has warned Bangladesh about its readiness to launch the procedure for withdrawal of the generalised scheme of preferences if it fails to...

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    EU wants battery autonomy, but first it needs graphite

    Agence France-Presse . Venissieux, France | Updated at 11:25pm on February 23, 2020

    As Europe looks to declare its tech independence by becoming a leader in next-generation batteries, it will have to start by making its own graphite....

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    France warns of bloody Brexit talks battle

    Agence France-Presse . Munich | Updated at 07:36pm on February 16, 2020

    France on Sunday warned Britain to expect a bitter, bloody battle in Brexit trade talks with the EU, saying the two sides would ‘rip each...

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    New budget plan sets stage for EU summit battle

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 10:37pm on February 15, 2020

    Brussels set the stage on Friday for a fierce budget battle at next week’s extraordinary EU summit, with a trillion-euro plan that meets no-one’s demands....

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    Bangladesh RMG exporters expect order shift from Cambodia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:55pm on February 15, 2020

    The country’s readymade garment exporters are expecting that the suspension of the European GSP facility to Cambodia would lead to an increase in export orders...

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    EU-Vietnam FTA new challenge for Bangladesh RMG sector

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:35pm on February 13, 2020

    The EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreement, which was approved by the European Parliament on Wednesday, might pose a challenge to Bangladesh’s struggling readymade garment export...