- South Asia
- September 21, 2017
Fortune noted that 22% of Bangladeshi adults use bKash with roughly 4.5 million transactions happening on a daily basis
In Bangladesh, 1947 is a distant memory, erased by the bloody 1971 liberation war against Pakistan
Drowning claims up to 18,000 children under the age of 18 every year and 43% of deaths among children under 5, according to a 2011 government survey,
Bangladesh provides 16% of online labourers, according to a study from Oxford
Labour law in Bangladesh requires an unreasonably high 30% of workers to agree to form a union and mandates excessive registration procedures
With 15 power plants and a total of installed generating capacity over 1,500 megawatts (MW), Summit Power represents 11.5% of the country’s total market share of energy.
The number of work permit holders in Singapore, excluding domestic workers, fell by 12,600 to 753,000 in 2016
‘God has created the entire universe and all human beings, so why should I stop the natural process of a baby’s birth?’ asks Gulzar Khan, a father of 36 children
The programme has helped participants improve their living standards and grow stronger financially
Bangladesh’s economy grew by 7.1% in 2016, which is the fastest expansion in 30 years
Cows have increasingly become a focal point of nationalist discourse in India where Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s right-wing government has made cattle protection a key theme since coming to power in 2014
What can you get for $10 (approx. Tk800) or less in Bangladesh? Renowned travel blogger Drew Binsky visited Bangladesh earlier in the week and he offers his personal findings in Dhaka.
Donald Trump’s upset win in the US presidential election astonished people so much that they rushed to the dictionary to look up the word everyone was using to describe the event: surreal.
Why the controversial barrage was built on the Ganges just upstream of the India-Bangladesh border, and what the construction has led to
ISIS has claimed a number of attacks through its media affiliates, but the Bangladesh government has consistently denied any ISIS presence in the country.
In Bangladesh, one of the world’s most polluted cities has led the way globally in ridding itself of harmful PM10 particles
If the sea level rises by one metre, the map of Bangladesh will be changed
A new port has not been built in the 45 years since Bangladesh was born, even though the country sees $60 billion worth of yearly trade throughout Chittagong and Mongla
While the whole world is passing through the age of fear about immigration, the success of the Bangladeshi population in Britain has a deeper resonance
The elections were held on Thursday where there were about 10,000 potential new voters from the former enclaves