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May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Bangladesh can create millions of jobs in RMG sector: WB study

Bangladesh can create millions of jobs for garment workers through improving the productivity and social and environmental compliance, according to a new study by the World Bank (WB).

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

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

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 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Quest for dawn ends in darkness

They had come to Dhaka for jobs so they could get out of poverty and help their families. But the 2013 Rana Plaza collapse not only demolished their hopes but also pushed them into endless misery.

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.

September 6, 2015
September 6, 2015

Ban on Rana Plaza movie lifted

Supreme Court clears way for release and screening of movie Rana Plaza, which is based on the miraculous rescue of garment worker Reshma 17 days into the 2013 collapse of the building in Savar.

August 3, 2015
August 3, 2015

Trying to save child, man dies under train

A garment worker dies under a train when he tried to save a child standing on the rail tracks in Dhaka’s Banani area.

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.

June 4, 2015
June 4, 2015

Export tax rises to 1pc

Finance Minister AMA Muhith in his budget speech proposes an increase of tax at source for all export sectors to 1 percent.

April 21, 2015
April 21, 2015

Rana Plaza: Tk 108cr PMO fund unused, says TIB

Transparency International Bangladesh points out lack of transparency and dillydallies in the disbursement of the fund for victims of the Rana Plaza collapse, the world’s largest workplace disaster.