The number of mobile subscribers in the country continued to slide in August after the regulator banned Grameenphone from selling new SIMs at the end of June citing its failure to provide quality service, including incurring excessive call drops.
Employers in Bangladesh required nine out of the last 10 jobseekers they hired in the past five years to possess at least basic digital literacy and skills, found an Asian Development Bank (ADB) and LinkedIn survey.
Wholesale and retail establishments that saw their business crippled by Covid-19 may have enjoyed some recovery alongside the return to economic normalcy but the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war now threatens to offset their gains amid global inflationary pressure.
The adoption of digital technology has significantly transformed Bangladesh’s financial sector in the last one-and-a-half decades, bringing millions under banking services that have even reached the village level.
Evaly’s creditors are unlikely to get their money back as there is no documentation at the controversial e-commerce platform’s end, making it difficult to verify who is owed what amount, found an audit into the company’s books commissioned by the court-appointed board.