RMG

RMG workers block road over arrears

The workers of a garment factory blocked a road in Hemayetpur area of ​​Savar demanding their salaries yesterday.Nearly a thousand workers of Raquef Apparels Washing and Packaging Industries Ltd blocked ​​Hemayetpur-Singair road at Tetuljhora area around 3:30pm, said Dhaka Industrial Police-1 assistant sub-inspector Korban Ali.

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Renewed calls for major brands to sign Accord

Clean Clothes Campaign, the world’s largest alliance of garment industry labour unions, piled pressure on the major brands connected to the Tazreen factory fire to sign the International Accord, which protects workers in Bangladesh.

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

RMG workers block road over arrears

The workers of a garment factory blocked a road in Hemayetpur area of ​​Savar demanding their salaries yesterday.Nearly a thousand workers of Raquef Apparels Washing and Packaging Industries Ltd blocked ​​Hemayetpur-Singair road at Tetuljhora area around 3:30pm, said Dhaka Industrial Police-1 assistant sub-inspector Korban Ali.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

RMG makers can go digital to remain visible

As the global economy is threatened by recession, RMG makers will have to come up with strategies to deal.

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

RMG makers must adapt to the ongoing volatility

It seems that just as we recover from one crisis – the global pandemic – another one begins.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Bangladesh to remain RMG hotspot in future, buyers say

Bangladesh will remain as the preferred sourcing destination for readymade garment (RMG) items well into the future as the country has substantially improved production facilities and on compliance with regulations over the last few years, said international clothing retailers and brands yesterday.

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

RMG vision: The immediate and the important

It's an era of innovation. It's an era of efficiency. In one part of the world, they are making “smart” jackets, which are creating a microclimate for the wearers, by using carbon fibre heating pads, and are also using Amazon's smart assistant Alexa to even pre-heat the jacket before the consumers are putting them on.

January 17, 2019
January 17, 2019

25 workers held over RMG unrest

Police yesterday arrested 25 garment workers from Ashulia and Savar industrial zones for their alleged involvement in vandalism, looting goods from factories, and torching vehicles during the weeklong labour unrest that ended on Tuesday.

November 28, 2018
November 28, 2018

Accord: blessing turns burden?

The call for suspending the operations of the Accord, an inspection and remediation platform of more than 200 global clothing retailers and brands, has been getting louder as garment factory owners are being forced to spend several billion dollars to improve workplace safety.

August 8, 2018
August 8, 2018

For further growth of our RMG

Since its foundation, the Bangladesh Ready-Made Garment (RMG) sector has enjoyed rapid expansion, reaching an audience of international buyers and contributing to 83 percent of per annum exports, employing some 4.4 million people, and contributing over USD 32 billion to the economy.

May 5, 2018
May 5, 2018

RMG worker’s death: Fellows block Dhaka-Aricha highway

The RMG workers, who blocked Dhaka-Aricha highway in Savar protesting the death of their fellow worker this afternoon, withdrew the agitation following the garment authorities' assurance of providing Tk 8 lakh as compassion.