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Traditional physical security system and beyond for Bangladesh's garment & textile industry

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

Bangladesh has set an export target of USD 50 billion by 2021 for the readymade garment (RMG) sector. The target appears slightly ambitious and sceptical...

Avoid becoming a boss from hell—don't micromanage!

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

One of the common reasons why someone is being labelled by his/her staff members as a "boss from hell", quite not surprisingly, is micromanagement. Other...

Water security is prerequisite to economic growth, sustainable dev

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

Many of us may not be aware of the fact that the World Water Day is an annual event observed on March 22 as a...

Facing up to reality

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

Someone has to tell the truth.The RMG sector faces difficulties that have been growing steadily and have reached crisis levels. These difficulties must be faced...

Affordable health insurance scheme for RMG workers in Bangladesh

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation piloted an inclusive business project in the readymade garment (RMG) industries of Bangladesh with funding support from The Embassy of the...

Opportunity coming Kenya's way in global garments trade

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

Kenya is rapidly becoming one of the biggest players in the world's textile manufacturing industry, and is tipped to be one of the next centres...

Sustaining RMG industry growth

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

The RMG industry has been at the helm of Bangladesh exports for over the years and a significant contributor to GDP. This industry has, till...

Generation capacity up, but challenges remain

2017-08-28 12:00:00

Power & Energy

Bangladesh's overall electricity generation has currently reached to around 9,000 megawatt (MW) riding mostly on 'expensive' oil-fired power plants as low-cost power plants continued to...

Importance of using right kind of lubricants in power sector

2017-08-28 12:00:00

Power & Energy

Lubricants are a mixture of chemicals that are applied in machines to reduce the friction between moving surfaces. The use of vehicles, machines and equipment...

Policy support needed to ensure easy access to LP gas

2017-08-28 12:00:00

Power & Energy

Mohammed Saidul Islam Government policy support is necessary for easier and safer use of liquefied petroleum (LP) gas by households, motor vehicles and industries to...

Doreen Power to invest Tk 10b more in two plants

2017-08-28 12:00:00

Power & Energy

Mostafa Moin Private power generation company Doreen Power Generation and Systems Ltd will invest another Tk 10 billion in two power plants to add a...

Costs of fossil fuel import to weigh heavily on state coffer

2017-08-28 12:00:00

Power & Energy

Bangladesh's dependency on import of fossil fuels is set to swell up significantly from early 2018 as the country, for the first time, is set...

Trend in renewable energy use in Bangladesh

2017-08-28 12:00:00

Power & Energy

In the ancient Mediterranean, there was a famous city called Syracuse. Legend has it that when the Roman ships were attacking the place in 212...

Digital banking – prompt service at lower costs

2017-07-27 00:00:00

E-Banking

Years back, people were extremely dependent on post offices to send money to their near and dear ones through 'money order'.  But the money used...