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    Asian apparels call for better purchasing practices

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:35pm on January 18, 2021

    Apparel and textiles manufacturers of six countries in Asia, including Bangladesh, come together to raise voice on improving purchasing practices saying that power imbalance between...

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    Support for safety retrofits in apparel sector

    Afshana Choudhury, Fahim S Chowdhury and Faria Ahmad | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2021

    THE apparel industry has played a significant role in the economic development of Bangladesh, which is one of the largest apparel-exporting countries. However, the fire...

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    Two killed, 11 injured in Gazipur road accidents

    Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Updated at 01:16am on January 03, 2021

    At least two female apparel workers and 11 more were injured in two road accidents in Gazipur on Saturday. The deceased were identified as Bokul...

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    Aamra and BGMEA sign MoU on BGMEA Innovation Lab

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:13pm on December 17, 2020

    Aamra Resources Limited, the premier RMG machinery and equipment solution provider in Bangladesh has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters...

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    Bangladesh to consider fresh stimulus for apparel industries

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on December 12, 2020

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Saturday said that the government would consider a fresh stimulus package for the country’s readymade garment sector if the business...

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    BNP condemns police attack on workers, teachers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on December 09, 2020

    Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday condemned the police attack on protesting apparel workers and teachers while they were holding sit-in programmes in front of...

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    Bangladesh RMG makers want fresh stimulus to offset COVID-19 fallout

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on December 07, 2020

    The country’s apparel exporters on Monday demanded a fresh stimulus package to pay wages of workers for a few more months, claiming that the second...

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    Apparel exporters want local LC facility without bond licence

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:37pm on November 24, 2020

    Three major trade bodies in the country’s apparel sector have requested the Bangladesh Bank to relax or withdraw the condition of having bond licence for...

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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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    Challenges of life and livelihood

    Samina Luthfa | Updated at 12:14am on October 15, 2020

    THE COVID-19 pandemic has affected and will be affecting the world including both developing and developed countries. Countries of the world have responded differently to...