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World Bank forecasts Bangladesh growth of 7.3 pct, to miss govt projection

The World Bank on Thursday predicted Bangladesh's economy will grow at 7.3 percent in the fiscal year that ends on June 30, lower than a...

Bangladesh Garment Workers Stage Protests, Say Pay Hike Insufficient

Several thousand garment workers took to the streets in Bangladesh on Monday (14), rejecting a pay hike in the crucial export industry as insufficient,...

Bangladesh Fashion Workers At Risk With Reform Delays

The safety of workers making clothing for global brands like Adidas and H&M could be at risk if Bangladesh's Supreme Court moves on Sunday...

Bangladesh Unions Say ‘Downgraded’ Garment Workers Miss Expected Pay Hike

Bangladesh's union leaders said on Tuesday (15) that some garment factories were assigning long-standing workers lower salary grades than they deserved to reduce the...

Philippine Court Orders Jail For Former Bank Manager Over Bangladesh Central Bank Heist

A Philippine court on Thursday (10) held a former bank manager guilty on eight counts of money laundering, the first conviction in one of...

President: India to partner in Bangladesh’s economic development

India is fully committed to be a partner in Bangladesh's economic development, president Pranab Mukherjee has said. During a meeting with Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh...

The before and after pictures that lay bare the myth of 10 stone-plus weight...

Seven years ago, Harriet Jenkins became Slimming World's Woman of the Year But just weeks after the competition ended, her weight started creeping...

Dutch sweets giant probes ‘attack’ on Bangladesh factory workers

The Dutch sweets giant behind the Mentos and Alpenliebe brands has pledged to investigate after its workers in Bangladesh said they were attacked, just weeks after...

Nearly 5,000 Garment Workers Sacked Over Bangladesh Strikes

Nearly 5,000 low-paid Bangladeshi garment workers stitching clothes for global brands have been sacked by factory bosses for joining strikes over wages this month...

European fashion brands agree new deal in Bangladesh

European fashion brands who buy readymade garments from Bangladesh agreed on Tuesday to hand over responsibility for issues like worker safety to a new body called...