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  • 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).

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rana Plaza collapse

    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.

  • UC Berkeley first to have Bangladesh studies centre

    Improving garment-industry safety, designing apps to solve social problems and gathering data on antibiotic-resistant bacteria found on fruits and vegetables: These are among the innovative research projects made possible by UC Berkeley’s new Subir & Malini Chowdhury Centre for Bangladesh Studies

  • Death in road crash sparks protest in N'ganj

    Garment workers set a bus afire after it ran over one of their colleagues in Sonargaon upazila of Narayanganj this morning. Agitating workers also vandalised at least 10 vehicles, witnesses say.