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August 25, 2017
August 25, 2017

Don't allow factory near Sundarbans

The High Court yesterday directed the government not to approve any factory within 10 kilometres of the Sundarbans.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Fire at plastic factory in Savar

A fire broke out at the plastic factory at Kornopara under Savar upazila at the outskirts of Dhaka. No reports of casualties were filed.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

CPD lauds safety steps at factories, says more needs done

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) lauds the reforms in ensuring safety standard at garment factories in three years, following Rana Plaza disaster, and adds that more needs to be done.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Pave way for unionisation in garments: HRW

Bangladesh government should urgently remove legal and practical obstacles to unionization in garment industries, Human Rights Watch says.

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

Trial begins finally

A Dhaka court yesterday finally started trial against 13 people in the case filed in connection with the devastating fire at Tazreen Fashions that killed 112 workers in Ashulia in 2012.

September 3, 2015
September 3, 2015

USAID to give $18m for RMG factory upgradation

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provides $18 million for factory upgradation in the garment industry, the lifeline of Bangladesh economy.

August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015

China factory data fuels slowdown fears

Latest data suggests factory activity in China shrank at its fastest pace in more than six years in August.

July 12, 2015
July 12, 2015

Banks to stay open Jul 15 to clear RMG wages

Scheduled banks at RMG areas in Dhaka, Narayanganj, Ashulia, Tongi, Savar and Chittagong will stay open for payments of wages.

February 18, 2015
February 18, 2015

Electronics factory gutted in Gazipur fire

An electronics factory caught fire in Kaliakoir upazila of Gazipur