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Is GSP an Economic Privilege or a Blank Cheque

Recent suspension of the US trade preferences or GSP facilities, due to inadequate protection of fundamental human and labour rights, safety standards has prompted discussions in Bangladesh and major importing countries of Bangladeshi goods, most notably the garments, which makes 80% of the total export of Bangladesh. Why GSP suspension and why now? Suspension of GSP […]

Shipbuilding workers in Bangladesh leaving jobs

Dhaka, Mar 18 ( — Over 3,500 permanent workers and employees left their jobs at the export-oriented shipbuilding industry during the last one year as many of the top builders were delaying salary payments due to ‘lack of adequate funds’, reports the Financial Express. Meanwhile, the builders continue their local production by recruiting temporary workers in […]

Buying Food in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Urban life in Bangladesh, particularly in the upper-income areas, is changing fast. Just a few years ago it was not possible to buy daily necessary items like vegetables, fruits, fish, meat, milk, diary products, toiletries etc. in one single shop. But now you can find shops like Agora Superstores at 101 Gulshan Avenue -RM Centre and other similar shops […]

The Sundarbans (シュンドルボン) Mangrove Forest

サンダルバンス→シュンドルボン「シュンドルボンで旅行や調査を希望される方、写真や映画の撮影を希望される方は、お気軽にご連絡ください」 For travel, research, photography, filming, documentary etc. in the Sundarbans please feel free to contact (Japanese speaking guide/interpretors are available on request ): email: to[at] (Non-Commercial, Non-Profit for individual and private travellers) [ これは非営利事業で、個人の方は無料でご案内いたします ] シュンドルボン(英語:The Sundarbans、 ベンガル語:সুন্দরবন、 ヒンディー語:सुंदरवन)はインド・ベンガル州とバングラデシュ・クルナ管区南部にまたがって広がるマングローブの群生地帯。バングラデシュ側はそのほとんどの地域が政府によって保護されており。1997年には国際連合教育科学文化機関の世界遺産(自然遺産)に登録された。シュンドルボンはベンガル語で「美しい森」を意味する。ヒンディー語ではスンダルバンと呼ばれる。

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Bangladesh Govt. draft policy for RMG sub-contracting
By Kauser Bhuiyan

The government of Bangladesh has drafted a new policy to bar non-compliant sub-contracting readymade garment (RMG) factories from doing business with exporters, official sources said. The government, after consulting local and international stakeholders, is framing the new ‘sub-contracting policy 2013′ with a view to ensuring a positive working environment in the sub-contracting business. The policy […]

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99 per cent of the sub-contracting factories did not pay the new wages
By Kauser Bhuiyan

The Bangladesh’s 1,200 sub-contracting readymade garment (RMG) factories are yet to implement the new wages even after publication of the official gazette with effective date of 1st December 2013. Sub-contracting factories are those which may or may not belong to the main factories but produce garments at a lower rate for the same global brands as […]

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EU remains concerned about work place safety: MEP
By Kauser Bhuiyan

The European Union (EU) is still concerned over worker safety in the garment sector, despite measures taken to strengthen factory standards, according to the head of the visiting delegation of the European Parliament. A four-member delegation of the European Parliament arrived in Dhaka yesterday to assess the post-January 5 general election scenario, human rights situation and […]

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Labour Rights, Safety Standards bellow required level
By Kauser Bhuiyan

Inspection of 81 garment factories conducted by the 23 special inspection teams of the Department of Inspection of Factories and Establishments of the government of Bangladesh found labour rights and safety standards below the required level. Some important compliance issues, such as formation of trade union, insurance facility for the garment workers, daycare centre, maternal welfare, […]

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Foreign company fined for illegal employment
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A foreign company operating in Bangladesh for a long time has been fined EUR 10,000 for engaging foreign citizen illigally breaching employment laws of Bangladesh. The concerned authority slapped the fine as the company employed the foreign citizen as it’s acting country manager who arrived in Dhaka on a visitor visa when the regular country manager […]

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80pc wetlands and flood flow zones filled up
By Kauser Bhuiyan

Real Estate Development and Housing Companies have destroyed more than 80 percent of the capital’s conservable floodplains and water retention, wetlands and flood flow zones, mostly in the last five years, as the government stalled implementing key recommendations of the Detailed Area Plan (DAP), intensifying flood and climate change vulnerability to Bangladesh, say experts. It is self-destructive, […]

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Spinning Mills built in the middle of the river Turag

The Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) or Capital City Development Authority yesterday staged a rather ridiculous eviction drive with 10 labourers to […]

Workers yet to get new wages – owners rewarded

  A snap-shot survey conducted by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) found that nearly 40 percent of the […]

Yawning gap between pledges and delivery to Rana Plaza victims

Many Rana Plaza victims are yet to receive the promised compensation from the government and retailers, nine months after the […]

Tax Evasion by Foreigners Working in Bangladesh

The Ministry of Home Affairs in Bangladesh has requested the National Board of Revenue (NBR) for setting up offices at […]