unemployment

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Fall in revenues at world's largest gambling hub forces businesses to shut down in China's Macau

Plunging casino revenues in Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, are taking a heavy toll on the wider economy, forcing hundreds of businesses to close down and pushing unemployment to its highest level since 2009.

October 13, 2019
October 13, 2019

1.38cr people underemployed

For nearly two years, Raushan Mahmud has been working as a cashier at a firm that produces garment accessories in Gazipur.

October 15, 2017
October 15, 2017

Unemployment: Dhaka 6th in Asia

Dhaka ranked sixth among 25 Asian capital cities in official unemployment ratings, whereas Nepal’s capital Kathmandu has the highest rate and Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, recorded as the lowest in this regard, a study reveals recently.

July 19, 2017
July 19, 2017

Youths need to be properly equipped

Bangladesh's large youth population has to be equipped with right set of skills to make them employable in the fast-changing job

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Anti-people budget: Rizvi

BNP senior joint secretary general Rizvi Ahmed rejects the proposed national budget for the next fiscal terming it as anti-people.

April 2, 2016
April 2, 2016

Unemployed nurses lay siege to directorate office

Unemployed nurses lay siege to the Directorate of Nursing Services at Agargaon in Dhaka since this morning protesting a circular seeking to recruit 3,616 senior nurses.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Frustrated, post-graduate returns all his certificates

A physically challenged man with sound higher education in Lalmonirhat returned all his academic certificates to the government yesterday.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

Raushan humiliates journalists

Leader of the Opposition in parliament Raushan Ershad humiliates journalists saying most of them chose the profession due to lack of employment.

September 29, 2015
September 29, 2015

Reduction of Unemployment

Unemployment in Bangladesh has been a serious problem particularly for the educated youth. More and more students are pursuing IT and business related subjects.

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

From 'good-enough' jobs to 'decent' jobs

Though there are many views on 'inclusive growth', the key consensus is that inclusive growth is a growth process which reduces poverty, inequality and social exclusion and promotes 'decent' jobs and economic and social cohesion.