Dhaka, Jan 23 – The South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM) on Saturday said the percentage of the population living below the poverty line (upper poverty line) has nearly doubled from 21.6% in 2018 to 42% in 2020, while…
Khulna (Bangladesh), Jan 4 — Export of frozen shrimps from Khulna to Europe declined drastically in 2020 due to a fall in demand in the continent’s key seafood consuming countries in the wake of Covid-19 and the consequent lockdown.
Chittagong, Jan 03 – The Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent suspension of export and import for several months caused a 2 percent drop in the number of ships docking at Chittagong Port in 2020 compared to the previous calendar year of…
Dhaka, Jan 1 – Comilla saw an alarming number of sexual assaults on women, children to the elderly last year. A total of 367 victims put a strain on the locals of Comilla.
Dec 18 – The International Organization for Migration (IOM)’s Missing Migrants Project has recorded over 3,000 deaths on migratory routes worldwide so far in 2020. IOM released the data for 2020 inclusive up to December 17 (see accompanying infographic) today…
UN deputy chief Amina Mohammed has said as many as 100 million people are expected to be pushed back into extreme poverty in 2020, the first rise in global poverty since 1998.
Recent years have witnessed a surge in the number of fintech loans as an appealing alternative to traditional banking services. Although the coronavirus outbreak has affected the fintech lending industry, the unified market is still expected to maintain steady growth.
Dhaka, Jan 05 – Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment minister Imran Ahmad on Sunday said the government has set a target to send more than 750,000 workers abroad this year.
31 December 2019 -At the dawn of the next decade, a new World Food Programme (WFP) forecast of global hunger hotspots has revealed that escalating hunger will challenge sub-Saharan Africa in the first half of 2020.
Kurigram, Sept 7 – Alongside new books, primary school students will get Tk 2,000 each to buy school uniforms at the beginning of the academic year from next year, said State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Md Zakir Hossain.