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  • RMG Readymade Garments Industry

    EWM Group hits back at BGMEA’s blacklist threat, terms it ‘unproductive’

    British clothing retailer Edinburgh Woollen Mill (EWM) Group has hit back after the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) threatened to blacklist the company for not paying its suppliers in the country and not responding to the calls of the association, by terming their threat “unproductive”.

  • Bangladesh labour rights

    Rights makeover overdue in Bangladesh garment industry

    Time will tell whether Bangladesh’s garment industry has its Wonder Woman. Last month, the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) elected its first female president: Rubana Huq, managing director of the Mohammadi Group.

  • BGMEA building

    No plan, no coordination

    Although Rajuk officials had no engineering plan to knock down the much-talked about BGMEA building on the capital's Begunbari canal, they went to the site yesterday heavily equipped with demolition machinery.

  • BGMEA building

    BGMEA building to be dismantled with controlled demolition

    The BGMEA building will be demolished by using controlled demolition method (blasting with explosives), ASM Raihanul Ferdous, project director of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) says.

  • BGMEA biennial election 2019

    Voting to BGMEA biennial polls going on to elect board

    Voting to the biennial election to the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) for 2019-22 is going on to elect the board for the trade body.

  • YELLOW and BUFT Fashion Fest 2019

    YELLOW by BEXIMCO and BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT) organised 'Fashion Fest 2019' at BUFT's permanent campus in Ashulia on 20 March, 2019.

  • BGMEA building

    BGMEA gets one year more to demolish building

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) gets one year and ten days for demolishing its 15-storey building which was constructed illegally in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel area.

  • SC to consider time plea if BGMEA gives undertaking

    The Supreme Court asks the BGMEA authorities to give an undertaking saying that they would not seek more time to relocate their 15-storey building constructed illegally at Begunbari canal and Hatirjheel Lake in Dhaka.

  • Employment in RMG factories

    The survey covered 770 workers in Dhaka, Chittagong, Gazipur and Narayanganj, and found that the bulk of these workers could only produce their identity cards as proof of employment. This comes as a surprise as it is mandatory for BGMEA and BKMEA factories to provide appointment letters to workers employed by member companies.

  • 3 hurt in clash between BGMEA employees, RMG workers

    At least three persons are injured in a clash between garment workers and employees of Bangladesh Garments Manufacturing Export Association (BGMEA) in Karwan Bazar of Dhaka.

  • SC extends BGMEA building demolition order till Oct 5

    The Supreme Court extends till October 5 its earlier order that gave six-month time to Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) to relocate its building from Hatirjheel area in Dhaka.

  • Bangladesh readymade garment sector

    New platform for factory inspection

    The BGMEA has proposed formation of a local agency that will operate along the same lines as Accord and Alliance which will run under an ombudsman chosen by the Prime Minister's Office.

  • Exporters hardly grab orders diverted from China

    Bangladesh cannot grab the apparel work orders, which are being shifted from China to other countries, due to

  • Mirpur suffers as workers block 2 roads for 12 hours

    Several hundred workers of a garment factory blocked two streets in Mirpur-1 area for around 12 hours yesterday, protesting the sacking of their co-workers.

  • BGMEA Cup: Bando, Comfit in final

    Bando Design and Comfit Composite Knit reached the final of the second BGMEA Cup after winning their respective semifinals yesterday,

  • BGMEA gets 6 months to demolish building

    The Supreme Court gives six-month time to Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) to demolish its building constructed illegally in Dhaka's Begunbari canal and Hatirjheel Lake.

  • BGMEA urges continuation of 0.3% source tax

    A day after the government announced the proposed budget for 2016-17 fiscal year, the garment makers demand continuation of 0.3 percent source tax instead of increasing it to 1.5 percent.

  • SC upholds BGMEA building demolition order

    Supreme Court upholds High Court ruling that ordered demolition of BGMEA building in Hatirjheel area of Dhaka.

  • CPD hails reform measures

    The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) yesterday lauded the reforms made after the Rana Plaza disaster to ensure workers' safety at

  • Survivors still haunted by Rana Plaza

    Three years into the Rana Plaza collapse, as many as 58.4 percent of Rana Plaza survivors are still suffering from mental illnesses...

  • RMG: 49.5% remediation works completed

    A 49.5 percent remediation works in the factories under the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety (Alliance) is completed, as recommended by the experts to ensure workplace safety.

  • Apparel exporters fear UK's ban on air cargo

    Apparel exporters are concerned over the United Kingdom’s ban on cargo flights from Dhaka and say it might adversely effect the country’s exports.

  • Australian ban on air cargo hurts Bangladesh business

    Australia's embargo on air freight from Bangladesh is hurting business activity, sector leaders said yesterday.

  • Council to boost business with EU: Tofail

    Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says a council would be formed soon to boost business between Bangladesh and European countries.

  • Crude bombs blasted near businessmen’s protest venue

    A crude bomb goes off near the BGMEA Bhaban at Kawran Bazar in Dhaka where garments manufacturers have been holding a token hunger strike since this morning