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    Liveability index: Dhaka improves a little

    Dhaka has been ranked as the third worst liveable city in the world, while war-torn Damascus in Syria ranked the worst.

  • Safe Cities Index 2019

    Dhaka betters, just a little

    Dhaka stands as the fifth least safe city on the latest edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Safe Cities Index (SCI) as “the city fared poorly on digital security, health security, infrastructure security and personal security indicators”.

  • Dhaka second least liveable city in the world

    EIU Survey: Dhaka ranked second least liveable city

    Bangladesh capital Dhaka has ranked the second least liveable city in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit annual global survey.

  • Why is Dhaka the second least liveable city in the world

    Why is Dhaka the second least liveable city?

    Bangladesh capital Dhaka has been ranked the second least liveable city in the world while Damascus ranked the worst, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit annual global survey. Civil war and terrorism resulted in cities like Damascus ranking poorly and unavailability of adequate infrastructure is responsible for the low score in Dhaka.

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    Dhaka moves 10 notches down in cost of living index

    Dhaka moves down by 10 places to rank 72nd in the list of the most expensive cities across the world according to the Worldwide Cost of Living 2018 index report published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

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    EIU Democracy Index: Bangladesh slips to 92th position

    Bangladesh has gone eight notches down in the EIU Democracy Index-2017 with its score on the state of democracy dropping compared to 2016.

  • Singapore 'still world's most expensive city'

    Singapore has again been judged as the world's most expensive city but costs across the world have been highly volatile, according to researchers.

  • Dhaka 2nd least liveable city in the world

    Dhaka is ranked the second most unlivable city in the world, an improvement from last year’s title of ‘The most unlivable city in the world’.

  • Singapore remains world's most expensive city

    Singapore has retained its position as the world's most expensive city, according to research by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

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