Rana Plaza disaster

April 24, 2018
April 24, 2018

RMG Factories Since Rana Plaza Disaster: Workplace safety improved a lot

International inspection agencies said safety conditions in the country's $30 billion garment industry have improved dramatically since the Rana Plaza disaster, thanks to efforts by...

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

Long wait for justice

The death of more than 1,100 garment workers in Rana Plaza collapse in 2013 had shocked the world's conscience. The man-made disaster tainted the country's image abroad.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

Sohel Rana, 17 others indicted for building code violation

A Dhaka court frames charges against Sohel Rana and 17 others in a case filed for violating building code in constructing the nine-storey Rana Plaza, which collapsed in 2013 killing 1,136 people....

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 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Light of hope for Rana Plaza victims

Another anniversary of the deadliest garment industry disaster in history just passed by last week.

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

Charges accepted against 41

A Dhaka court yesterday took cognisance of the charges against 41 people, including Rana Plaza owner Sohel Rana, in

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Rana Plaza victims demand justice, compensation

Marking the third anniversary of the world’s worst industrial catastrophe in the garment sector, survivors of the Rana Plaza collapse and relatives of the deceased demand exemplary punishment to...

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 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Governance after Rana Plaza

Although the number of total factories is debatable, even if there are 4,500 factories, both Accord and Alliance combined only reaches out to less than half of the existing factories.

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

Rana Plaza: Cops told to report on arrests

A Dhaka court today has directed police to report on arrest of the fugitives in the case filed over Rana Plaza collapse – the worst factory disaster in history.