World Economic Forum (WEF)

Don't let corruption hurt businesses

What happened to the government's zero-tolerance policy against corruption?

The Next Globalisation

Developments in three areas – telework, renewables, and AI – will bind countries together in new networks of interdependence.

Bangladesh continues to outperform South Asian neighbours in closing gender gap

According to World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2022, Bangladesh is most gender-equal among South Asian countries.

Getting Deglobalisation Right

The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) first meeting in more than two years was markedly different from the many previous Davos conferences.

Bangladesh slips in press freedom ranking: WEF

Bangladesh’s position has deteriorated in this year’s freedom of the press ranking done by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Shun misperception to boost regional cooperation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the South Asian countries should eliminate “misperceptions and false apprehensions” to strengthen regional cooperation and development.

Bangladesh ranks 34 in Inclusive Development Index

Bangladesh has been ranked 34th in World Economic Forum’s Inclusive Development Index, way ahead of South Asian competitors India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Rich-poor gap widens further

Eighty-two percent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one percent, while 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half got nothing, according to a new Oxfam report.

GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS INDEX / Reading behind the numbers

We have some good news to cheer. According to a report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) Bangladesh has become more competitive in 2017 as compared with 2016.

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

Richest 1% own more than the rest of us: Oxfam

The richest one percent of the world's population now own more than the rest of us combined, aid group Oxfam says, on the eve of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.

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