Bangladesh real-time news

Lost Stock: 'It's like buying your future self a present' (source — 30/05/2020 10:00:36

A scheme to help Bangladeshi garment workers through the lockdown adds spice to fashionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt’s not fashion shopping as we know it: shoppers pro...

Look beyond the numbers for the real human stories (source — 29/05/2020 07:23:22

ONE heart-breaking news that emerged from the Covid-19 pandemic was about a group of Bangladeshi workers who had to rely on their families in Dhaka to send them money.Placed under lockdown in their fl...

Shattered dreams (source — 29/05/2020 05:42:57

KUALA LUMPUR: In 1994, Yohanes Mbenu, 48, paid an Indonesian agent on Flores Island the equivalent of RM1,500 on the promise that the agent would get him a job in Malaysia.Apart from the fare, the fee...

Coronavirus: What the Covid-19 pandemic means for the people making your clothes (source — 28/05/2020 04:51:37

With almost two million Bangladeshi workers at risk of unemployment, Covid-19 has devastated the industry at its source.

Shoppers can get £70-worth of high street clothing for £35 with new ‘Lost Stock’ boxes (source — 27/05/2020 14:45:34

SHOPPERS can get £70-worth of clothes from high street retailers for £35 with new “Lost Stock” boxes. The scheme has been set-up by online fashion marketplace Mallzee in a bid to help Bang...

India wilts as temperature hits 50 degrees Celsius (source — 27/05/2020 13:58:02

NEW DELHI: India is wilting under a heatwave, with temperatures in places reaching 50°C and the capital enduring its hottest May day in nearly two decades.Scorching weather is a growing menace in the ...

Myanmar refugees near Pudu market living in fear of being deported (source — 27/05/2020 07:21:54

KUALA LUMPUR : Some 600 Myanmar asylum-seekers and refugees near Pudu Market are living in fear of being deported.Alliance of Chin Refugees coordinator James Bawi Thang Bik told theSun today that ther...

Bangladesh clothing makers say Philip Day owes them £27m (source — 25/05/2020 13:35:42

Manufacturers say they will halt production unless Edinburgh Woollen Mill pays upBangladesh clothing manufacturers are threatening to halt production and deliveries to billionaire Philip Day’s Edinbur...

From Kenya to Bangladesh mask-making has become a thriving cottage industry (source — 25/05/2020 11:15:46

Charities, NGOs and garment factories are adapting to provide protective gear, generating income and keeping communities safeCoronavirus - latest updatesSee all our latest coverageFrom crowded informa...

India and Bangladesh await surge in coronavirus infections after 'super cyclone'  (source — 21/05/2020 20:24:29

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
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In more severe cases:
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