labour

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Tell me about problems instead of complaining to foreigners: PM to labour leaders

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (May 8, 2022) urged labour leaders not to approach foreigners and complain against the country. 

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

Qatar population booms on back of 2022 WC

Qatar's population has swollen by almost 40 per cent since the emirate was chosen to the host the 2022 World Cup, official government figures have revealed.

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

Khulna jute mills workers block road, rail routes

State-run jute mills’ workers of Khulna have blockaded the road and railway in the district to press for their five-point demand. The blockade is running parallel to a strike they are observing since April 4.

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

US student jailed in North Korea

US student Otto Warmbier has been given 15 years hard labour in North Korea for crimes against the state.

February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016

Toiling away childhood

Only for a few hours on Friday mornings, Mizan and his brother Raihan were given time off work. They spent it playing cricket on the roof of Selim Super Market at Kaliganjbazar in Keraniganj.

February 19, 2016
February 19, 2016

Experts caution against anomalies

The deal signed by Dhaka and Kuala Lumpur yesterday leaves a legacy of controversies and creates chances of corruption and labour exploitation like that during 2007-08, experts and industry insiders have said.

September 1, 2015
September 1, 2015

Saudi firms stop hiring 'costly domestics' from Bangladesh

Saudi Arabia’s recruitment offices have decided to stop hiring Bangladeshi workers claiming that a supply crunch has raised costs, reports an Arab English daily, Arab News.

August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015

'Rainbow Grandpa' saving a village with art

Known as “Rainbow Grandpa”, Huang’s artwork has kept the village safe as the surrounding area has been flattened.

March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015

6 killed, many trapped in Bagerhat cement warehouse collapse

At least six workers were killed, 30 injured and another 50 feared trapped under the rubble when the roof of a cement warehouse at Mongla in Bagerhat collapsed