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    H&M cuts ties with Chinese supplier over ‘forced labour’

    Agence France-Presse .Stockholm | Updated at 10:57am on September 16, 2020

    Swedish clothing giant H&M said on Tuesday it was ending its relationship with a Chinese yarn producer over accusations of ‘forced labour’ involving ethnic and...

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    Apparels manufactured with imported yarn to get cash incentive on value addition

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on August 25, 2020

    Export-oriented small and medium apparel factories manufacturing knitwear, woven wear and sweaters using imported yarn or a combination of imported yarns would get additional cash...

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    Reproductive health concerns of apparel workers

    Hasnat M Alamgir | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2020

    URINARY tract infections are among the most frequent bacterial infections among women of reproductive age. In general, younger women of lower socioeconomic status have been described to...

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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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    Jan-May apparel exports to US fall 12pc as pandemic hits demand

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:17pm on July 04, 2020

    Bangladesh’s apparel exports to the United States in January-May this year fell by 12.10 per cent due to the negative impacts of the global coronavirus...

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    Apparel workers block road demanding wages

    Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Updated at 01:58am on June 27, 2020

    Several hundred readymade garment workers on Friday staged demonstration and blocked a road in Gazipur demanding wages and other allowances. Workers of Alif Casual Wear...

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    US model Kylie Jenner ‘refusing to pay’ Bangladeshi workers

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 11:39am on June 26, 2020

    Model and businesswoman Kylie Jenner has come under fire after reports emerged that the company behind her clothing line has cut work orders and reportedly...

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    Economists want rational subsidies

    Shakhawat Hossain    | Updated at 12:00am on June 08, 2020

    Economic experts have asked the government to overhaul the current subsidy and incentive policy that is heavily tilted towards the energy and export-oriented apparel sectors...

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    Kutubuddin awarded Knight Officer

    New Age Desk | Updated at 02:08am on June 03, 2020

    Leading apparel businessman of the country Kutubuddin Ahmed has been awarded Knight Officer by the King of Spain as the royal Order of Civil Merit...

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    Owners want to cut RMG workers’ festival allowances by 50pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:37pm on May 15, 2020

    Bangladesh’s readymade garment factory owners now want to cut workers’ festival allowances by 50 per cent after slashing gross monthly wages by 35 per cent...