RMG Sector

RMG Sector

The EU must not let Bangladesh’s workers down

Bangladesh has grown into one of major business EU partners, thanks to the opening of trade between the EU and Bangladesh under the Everything but Arms trade scheme, writes European Parliament member ...

Readymade garment (RMG) workers

Virtual discussion

Strengthening health care services for female workers increases RMG productivity

If the factory workers are not healthy, production will be disrupted, said speakers at a virtual discussion organised by Working with Women Project-II of SNV in Bangladesh and Prothom Alo on 8 ...

Mohammad Sharif, Md. Abul Hossain, Nazrul Islam, Farhtheeba Rahat Khan

Is it that hard to make list of workers unemployed due to coronavirus?

The importance of having a database of every citizen of Bangladesh, including workers, has been proven once again. Workers are being deprived of assistance simply du to a lack of any list

Is it that hard to make list of workers unemployed due to coronavirus?

RMG worker killed in Savar road crash

A RMG worker was killed and another injured as a pick-up van hit a motorcycle in Savar municipal area on Monday morning

A total of four people were killed across the country on Sunday in road accidents. File photo

Readymade garment and textile sector

Eco-friendly factories are growing

19 more factories have been certified as eco-friendly within eight months of this year

Workers working at Remy Holdings Ltd in Narayanganj

Bangladesh garment exports rebound from coronavirus crisis

Over 4,500 garment factories of Bangladesh employ more than four million workers -- about two-thirds of them women -- and hundreds of thousands were laid off

In this photograph taken on 29 August 2020, Bangladeshi labourers work in a garment factory in Gazipur

324,684 RMG workers lose jobs during pandemic

A total of 324,684 workers of the readymade garments (RMG) sector have become unemployed during the coronavirus pandemic in Bangladesh. And 1,915 RMG factories have shut down or laid-off workers ...

324,684 RMG workers lose jobs during pandemic


'Three to five years needed to overcome economic crisis'

The coronavirus pandemic has had a serious impact on the country’s economy, former adviser to the caretaker government Akbar Ali Khan has said

Akbar Ali Khan

ACC sues Invent Clothing chairman, wife for embezzling Tk 120m

The Anti-Corruption Commission has filed a lawsuit against chairman of Invent Clothing Limited and his wife for embezzling around 120 million from AB Bank

Anti-Corruption Commission headquarters in Segunbagicha, Dhaka

Garment workers to graduates: Bangladeshi women aim to shake up textile sector

Today the 23-year-old is one of the first graduates of a special university programme that aims to inspire female workers to become leaders and boost women's rights across industries.

Garment workers in a factory
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