RMG

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...

January 31, 2018
January 31, 2018

3 hurt in clash between BGMEA employees, RMG workers

At least three persons are injured in a clash between garment workers and employees of Bangladesh Garments Manufacturing Export Association (BGMEA) in Karwan Bazar of Dhaka.

September 21, 2017
September 21, 2017

RMG shine to stay

Bangladesh will remain the apparel sourcing hotspot for international retailers and brands over the next five years because of competitive prices and China's declining market share in garment...

September 17, 2017
September 17, 2017

Water: Garments’ invisible price

Bangladesh boasts as the world’s number two garment exporter. Every third European has a t-shirt made in Bangladesh on his back. Every fifth American wears jeans manufactured in Bangladesh. ...

June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

Hiring people with disabilities

According to the World Health Organisation (2011), persons with disabilities make up 15 percent of the population. Developing countries lose up to seven percent of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP...

June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

Export to US down nearly 5 percent

When it comes to RMG, Bangladesh unfortunately lags behind its biggest competitors since 40 percent of fabrics need to be imported due to the inability of local industry to meet needs on time....

March 22, 2017
March 22, 2017

Fire at Dhaka RMG factory

A fire breaks out at a readymade garment factory in Mirpur-1 of Dhaka.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

RMG worker’s body found at Ashulia factory

Police recover ed the body of a readymade garment worker at his factory in Ashulia of Savar, outskirts of Dhaka.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

Time yet to heal Rana Plaza victims' families

The 24th has become part of Shahida Begum's life. It is the date she goes to the Rana Plaza site every month, be it in the

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 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

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.