readymade garment

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 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

TIB lauds safety standard at garment industries

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) yesterday lauded the improvements in the safety standard at readymade garment industries in Bangladesh and termed the development “revolutionary”.

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

ADB forecasts 6.7% growth for 2015-16

Banlgadesh’s growth for this fiscal will improve marginaly and stand at 6.7 percent driven by apparel export and domestic consumption, Asian Development Bank forecasts.

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.

May 1, 2015
May 1, 2015

Is the new model of trade unions the answer?

THE history and development of trade unions in the garment sector is different from other industrial sectors of Bangladesh.

April 20, 2015
April 20, 2015

Post-Rana Plaza initiatives and sustainability of the RMG sector

THE tragedy that took place on April 24, 2013 in a suburb of Bangladesh, a few miles away from the capital, became a global tragedy.

March 28, 2015
March 28, 2015

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

March 24, 2015
March 24, 2015

Bus torched for hurting 2 RMG workers in Gazipur

Garment workers torch a bus at Zirani Bazar in Savar, on the outskirt of Dhaka, Tuesday morning after the vehicle hit and injured two of their fellows

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