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2018-04-14 00:00:00

Special on Pahela Baishakh 1425

The first day of Bangla New Year, Pahela Baishakh stands before us like the first blank page of the first chapter of a 365-page book...

Pahela Baishakh is celebrated across South and Southeast Asia

2018-04-14 00:00:00

Special on Pahela Baishakh 1425

In Bangladesh, three calendars are followed: the Gregorian solar calendar (used officially for all purposes), the Islamic lunar calendar (for religious purposes) and the Bangla...

Random thoughts on the occasion of Ekushey February

2018-02-21 12:00:00

Amar Ekushey Special

History was on the making when students in Dhaka, capital of erstwhile East Pakistan, brought out processions on February 21, 1952, demanding Bengali as a...

Ekushey: A guiding philosophy for any people's movement

2018-02-21 00:00:00

Amar Ekushey Special

The Bengali Language Movement which gave birth to the incident of 21st February in 1952, known popularly as Ekushey, sixty six years ago was a...

International Mother Language Day - its significance & glory

2018-02-21 00:00:00

Amar Ekushey Special

Since 2000, February 21 is observed globally as the International Mother Language Day. This follows the decision made at the 30th General Conference of the...

Going green to woo foreign buyers

2017-11-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile 5

Local apparel makers are banking on green technology heavily in running their factory operation to brighten the image of the readymade garment sector and the...

RMG export to the EU: The challenges ahead of Bangladesh

2017-11-29 00:00:00

RMG & Textile 5

About two years ago, Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) had set a goal to increase annual export of readymade garments to 50 billion...

The link between investor and customer value for RMG companies

2017-11-29 00:00:00

RMG & Textile 5

The RMG industry has made a very significant contribution to Bangladesh's national economy by generating foreign exchange earnings and creating employment opportunities that reduce poverty....

Role and importance of efficient accountants in RMG sector

2017-11-29 00:00:00

RMG & Textile 5

Generally, we all say, finance is the heart of any company, but do we believe it wholeheartedly? Maybe the answer is "No". Why? As an...

New markets for Bangladesh garments

2017-11-29 00:00:00

RMG & Textile 5

This article describes the unfortunate situation facing Bangladesh garment exporters in gaining access to markets in two key economic allies, India and China. Both countries...

The glooming and booming apparel retailing markets

2017-11-29 00:00:00

RMG & Textile 5

The world largest companies by market capitalisation in 2006 lost their leading position to the benefit on IT giants in 2017. The traditional industrial heavy...

Ethiopia: A new competitor for Bangladesh RMG export?

2017-10-30 00:00:00

RMG & Textile 4

During last few years, a lot of positive reports and studies were published showing Ethiopia becoming a major clothing or apparel source for the EU...

Labour rights better now: BGMEA chief

2017-10-30 00:00:00

RMG & Textile 4

Labour rights situation in the country's readymade garment sector has improved in recent years thanks to the mid-level managements and workers for reducing their gap,...

Bangladesh RMG industry needs innovation, but the risks must be managed

2017-10-30 00:00:00

RMG & Textile 4

Bangladesh's position in the RMG industry is based on its bountiful supply of cheap labour and the relatively simple technology needed to establish an RMG...

Are enough actions being taken to ensure safe working conditions in RMG industry?

2017-10-30 00:00:00

RMG & Textile 4

The Readymade Garments (RMG) industry in Bangladesh has been under considerable scrutiny owing to a range of high-profile disasters over the last decade.Overview of RMG...