At least 20 workers were injured on Monday during a clash with police in Gazipur as they demonstrated for extended Eid-ul-Fitr holidays.
UN Women program to foster women’s part in care industry
The ‘UN Women Care Accelerator’ is an online group training and incubating programme for female entrepreneurs and businesses led by or supporting women in the care industry.
Industrialist Deen Mohammad passes away
Dhaka, Apr 27: Prominent Industrialist and chairman of the Phoenix Group Deen Mohammad passed away due to old age complications at a city hospital early Tuesday. He was 83.
New BGMEA office bearers announced
Dhaka, Apr 12 : The Election Board on Monday declared new office bearers of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) with Faruque Hassan as the new President.
Shammilita Parishad wins BGMEA election
The Shammilita Parishad led by Managing Director of Giant Group Faruque Hassan won the biennial election of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) for the 2021-23 term.
Down in Hell
The lack of oxygen and dust make it hard to breathe. I have no idea how deep this shaft goes – hundreds of feet? More? If there is a Hell this must be what it feels like.
Over 2000 attend Walton’s ‘Meet the Partners’ in Cox’s Bazar
Electronics giant Walton organised a conference for its distributors aimed at sustaining its continuous business growth successfully.
Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna to Earn $14.7B from Vaccines Sales
According to data presented by Finaria.it, BioNTech-Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines sales are expected to generate $14.7bn in revenue by 2023.
Construction companies complain of unfair MS rod pricing
Dhaka, January 8 – The Bangladesh Association of Construction Industry (BACI) on Friday said the price of MS rod, a key input component in construction, has been hiked unreasonably by 25-30 percent in just two months (November to December) by…
Fire at Narayanganj Partex Group particle board factory
Narayanganj, Jan 8 — A fire broke out at the particle board factory of Partex Group in Narayanganj port area on Friday night.
Fair Technology to open Hyundai car Manufacturing unit in BD
Dhaka, Jan 5 – Fair Technology Limited, the lone distributor of world-renowned car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Company, is going to set up Hyundai car manufacturing plant in the country.
Garment workers block road demanding dues in Gazipur
Gazipur, Dec 26 – Traffic on Dhaka-Gazipur road came to a halt for one hour as the workers of a garment factory at Laxmipura area under Gazipur City Corporation blockade road for the third consecutive day on Saturday, demanding payment…
Electronics manufacturers demand protection in import policy
Bangladesh Refrigerator Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BRMEA) requested the government to make the import policy friendly for the fastest growing local electronics and hi-tech products manufacturing industry.
3DOM Japan, Cosmos MOU for electric car plant in Bangladesh
3DOM Inc., a Japan-based smart energy solutions provider, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cosmos Global Resources Pte Ltd (Cosmos), to launch a joint venture company (JVC) to set up an electric vehicle assembly plant in Bangladesh.
Fire at Demra light factory under control
Dhaka, Nov 06 – A fire that broke out at a light factory warehouse at Konapara of Matuail in Demra on Thursday afternoon was brought under control by firefighters after several hours of frantic efforts.
Glorious days: Campaign blocking waste import had life risks
Mostafa Kamal Majumder My lookout for news stories landed me on a move by some greedy people coming up with a formal proposal submitted to the government in October 1988 to import toxic wastes camouflaging it under the cover of…
All BJMC jute mill workers to get arrears by Nov: Minister
All the workers of state-owned Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) will get their arrears within November next, assured Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi on Wednesday.
Asia-Pacific garment industry suffers from Covid-19 fallout
The Covid-19 crisis has hit the garment sector in the Asia-Pacific region hard, with plummeting retail sales in key export markets affecting workers and enterprises throughout supply chains, according to new research from the International Labour Organization (ILO).
12 hurt in Khulna clash between cops, jute mills workers
At least 12 people, including three policemen, were injured in a clash between police and former jute mill workers on Khulna-Jashore highway in Khulna city on Monday morning.
Female worker dies in Gazipur factory fire
A female worker has been burned to death in a fire at a shoe factory in Ulusara area of Kaliakoir upazila in Gazipur.
Savar, Dhaka, Oct 08 – The Department of Environment (DoE) on Wednesday fined eight tanneries at Savar Tannery Industrial Estate Tk 21lakh for polluting the environment.
Foam factory gutted in Gazipur fire
Dhaka, Sept 15 – A fire broke out in a foam factory at Pubail in Gazipur on Monday night. Deputy assistant director of Jaydevpur Fire Service Abdul Hamid Miah said the fire broke out at ‘Al-Raji Foam Factory’ around 10:30…
BJMC workers not paid salary two months since closure of mills
Khulna Aug 24 – Jute mill workers staged a demonstration to press home a 14-point set of demands, including reopening of the 25 state-owned jute mills, in the city’s Khalishpur area on Monday.
Promote small investors: PM tells Economic Zones Authority
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked the Bangladesh Export Zone Authority (BEZA) to promote small entrepreneurs, particularly the young generation, alongside attracting foreign investment.
Govt working to reopen, modernize BJMC’s mills
Dhaka, July 28: The government is working to reopen Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC)’s recently closed mills on an urgent basis by modernizing and restructuring the jute production system in view of the current market and future prospects of diversified…
Solar module industry in trouble for lack of accredited labs
Dhaka, July 25 – Bangladesh’s solar module manufacturers are in trouble in promoting their products due to lack of international accreditation of local testing laboratories. According to official sources, there are two testing labs in the country to ascertain the…
BD Malaysia Chamber pushes for salvaging RMG industry
Dhaka, July 18 – Speakers at a webinar on Saturday said the looming crisis in the RMG industry will have a multiplied chain reaction to the whole economy, and salvaging this industry will be beneficial to other sectors as well.
Decision to shut down 25 state-owned jute mills finalised
The government has decided to shutdown production of 25 state-owned jute mills under Bangladesh Jute Mill Corporation (BJMC) by providing 100 percent dues of the workers of the mills.
Workers won’t accept closure of Jute mills: Zonayed Saki
Chief Coordinator of Ganasanghati Andolan Zonayed Saki on Wednesday said that the workers of state-owned Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) will not accept its closure as it is an arrangement to “loot the state wealth and smuggling them abroad”.
State-owned jute mills to be shut for restructuring: Minister
Dhaka, June 29 – State-owned Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) will be halting operations to stop piling up losses, said Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi on Sunday.