Robi, BUET Career Club sign MoU

Digital service provider Robi and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) Career Club have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a view to collaborate for counseling the BUET students on career related matters. Robi’s Head of Human...

Pressure is mounting on the government of Bangladesh for continuation of the Accord as forceful closure of its Dhaka office will benefit no parties -- brands, government, garment makers and workers. European brands, global rights groups and a group of 190 global investors have renewed their call for extension of the Accord tenure. A premature closure of Accord operations in Bangladesh would be detrimental to the health and safety of garment workers and to brands that depend on a secure and safe workforce, they said. The latest call came from Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC), one of the garment industry's largest alliances of labour unions and non-governmental organisations, and also the witness signatory to the Accord. The CCC in a statement...

BD signs deal with Siemens for 3,600MW power plant

Bangladesh’s North-West Power Generation Company has signed an initial deal with Siemens AG of Germany to build an LNG-based power plant in Patuakhali’s Payra. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who was in Germany to attend the Munich Security Conference, witnessed the...