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    Most of the wake-up calls go unheeded

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:03am on April 26, 2019

    Family members of Rana Plaza collapse victims mourn during a commemoration of the disaster at Savar in Dhaka on Tuesday. — Sony Ramany Six years...

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    Rana Plaza survivors’ sufferings deepen

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    The sixth anniversary of Rana Plaza collapse was observed on Wednesday as sufferings of the survivors of the world’s worst factory building collapse deepened with...

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    Many survivors’ conjugal life shattered

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:40am on April 24, 2019

    Conjugal lives of many injured survivors of Rana Plaza collapse have been shattered in last six years since the world’s worst industrial disaster occurred at...

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    No justice yet for Rana Plaza tragedy

    Rashad Ahamad and Robiul Islam | Updated at 12:08am on April 24, 2019

    No trial of collapsed Rana Plaza owner Sohel Rana took place in six years since the disaster killed 1,138 people, mostly female apparel workers, and...

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    Bangladesh RMG worker wage hasn’t risen, rather dropped: TIB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    Wage of apparel workers in Bangladesh has in real terms decreased by 26 per cent although the factory owners claim that they had raised the...

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    RMG value addition rises slightly

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 14, 2019

    Gross value addition from country’s readymade garment sector in the first half of current financial year 2018-19 (July-December) increased slightly from that of the financial...

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    8 Chattogram RMG units face closure on safety grounds

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 05, 2019

    The government-set review committee has recently declared unsafe nine factories including eight readymade garment units housed in three buildings in Chattogram city and asked their...

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    25 DEPZ factories shut amid labour unrest

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on April 03, 2019

    At least 25 garment factories at Dhaka Export Processing Zone at Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, were shut amid workers unrest on Wednesday....

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    Govt not ready to handle Accord-linked factories: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2019

    The safety inspection agency of the Bangladesh government has failed to eliminate high risk safety hazards in its inspected readymade garment factories and the agency...

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    Non-RMG industries demand same tax benifits as garment sector

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 02, 2019

    Non-garment export-oriented industries on Monday demanded tax benefits, including corporate income tax at reduced rate, similar to readymade garment sector.At a pre-budget discussion with National...