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Bangladesh’s RMG wage lowest in world: Oxfam

FT ONLINE Bangladesh’s ready-made garment (RMG) industry workers are the lowest paid in the world, said Oxfam International — a confederation of non-government organisations. The…

Incentives needed for foreign investors: Muhith

FT ONLINE Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said Bangladesh is well prepared for attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), with the country offering various incentives to…

‘Presidential election on Feb 19’

FT ONLINE Law Minister Anisul Huq on Monday said that the presidential election will be held on February 19 as the tenure of the incumbent…

Bangladesh-Indonesia to sign JMS this month

FT ONLINE Bangladesh and Indonesia will sign Joint Ministerial Statement (JMS) this month for the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) towards removing trade barriers. “Commerce ministers…

Presidential polls within a month

FT ONLINE An election to choose Bangladesh’s 21st president will be held within a month. The countdown will begin from January 24 (Wednesday) and the…

Rohingya repatriation to Myanmar delayed: BD

FT ONLINE Bangladesh said Monday that the repatriation of Muslim Rohingya refugees to Myanmar will not happen on Tuesday as planned because arrangements were incomplete.…

PM releases stamp on Int’l Customs Day

FT ONLINE Bangladesh Post Office has released a commemorative postage stamp, a first day cover and data card on the occasion of the International Customs…