Toyota has accelerated past South Korea`s Samsung Electronics to become Asia`s biggest company by market value, after the Japanese automaker`s shares doubled in the past year.
Bennett Model helped pioneer the exporting of garments from China in 1975, the year before Mao Zedong died, and ever since, his New York fashion company has searched for other countries, from Guatemala to Vietnam to Indonesia, capable of supplying top retailers like Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus.
Twenty-five retailers including Hennes & Mauritz AB (HMB) and Inditex SA (ITX) pledged at least $60 million over five years to monitor safety in Bangladesh factories ahead of a midnight deadline to sign the accord after a building collapse that killed more than 1,100 people.
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is quizzing two engineers of Bridge Bhaban on Wednesday morning on charge of corruption for their alleged involvement in much-talked-about Padma Bridge scam.
Trading on the country’s two bourses is underway showing gain in share-price indices on Thursday. The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) general index rose over 29 points to stand at 3, 930 at 11:25 am on the last trading day of the week.
‘RFL Best Buy’ outlet has been inaugurated at Lalbagh 59/1 Horonath Ghosh road Posta in the capital on Wednesday, said a press release.
The French economy has entered recession after shrinking by 0.2% in the first quarter of the year.
The authority of Chittagong Port declared security alert ‘three’ lowering alert two after the ports including of Cox’s Bazar had been advised to hoist danger signal number ‘seven’.
Order dockets found in the rubble of a Dhaka garment factory where over 1,127 workers died show just why it pays foreign stores to buy from Bangladesh - clothes made for as little as a tenth of what they sell for in the West.
Wal-Mart, the world’s biggest retailer, has not signed the fire and building safety agreement with some of European biggest apparel brands.
Six major retailers, including Carrefour, Marks & Spencer and El Corte Inglés, announced on Tuesday that they would participate in a landmark plan to improve fire and building safety in Bangladesh.
The budget session of the ninth parliament will begin on June 3. Earlier, President Abdul Hamid Advocate under section 72(1) of the Constitution called the session on Monday night.
Trading on the country’s two bourses is underway showing gain in share-price indices on Tuesday.
Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) decided to shut down all garment factories for indefinite period in Ashulia area from Tuesday.
Iran will establish six oil refineries in Africa, the chairman of the union of Iranian exporters of oil derivatives announced.
United Airways (BD) Limited, a private airline of the country, has planned to operate additional flights in domestic and regional routes.
Commerce Minister GM Quader on Sunday categorically said some 943 readymade garment factories of the country are full of flaw.
Trading on the country’s two bourses is underway showing gain in share-price indices on Sunday.
Banglalink sponsored the Robindro Jonmo Joyonti-1420 in Dhaka and Kushtia which continued from May 8-10.
Doubling the pay of Bangladesh`s hard-pressed garment workers would add just a few pennies to the cost of a t-shirt, U.K. unions said Friday.
After the recent incidents of fire at and collapse of factory buildings in the garment exporters` hub of Bangladesh, the country and its garment units, are facing the ire of international business communities
A petition supported by more than 828,000 people called on Gap Inc. (GPS) and Hennes & Mauritz AB (HMB) to agree to new fire and safety standards at their suppliers after a fire killed hundreds at a Bangladeshi clothing factory.
Iran is using an Indonesian port in a strategy to keep up sales to buyers in Asia in the teeth of Western sanctions, according to shipping data and industry sources.
A total of 6000 new eco-friendly taxi cabs will be introduced in the public transport sector of the capital. Communications Minister Obaidul Quader made the disclosure in view exchange meeting with officers held at head office of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) on Thursday.