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Sustainable solutions to overcome the effects of Coronavirus pandemic on the construction sector

Sustainable solutions to overcome the effects of Coronavirus pandemic on the construction sector

Bangladesh’s construction sector is set to face challenging times because of the coronavirus pandemic as it would slow down the economy, disrupt development activities and put workers out of jobs.

  • Indo-Pacific Strategy: Implications for the Region

    The Daily Star and Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) jointly organised a roundtable titled “Indo-Pacific Strategy: Implications for the Region” on March 04, 2019. Here we publish a summary of the discussion.

  • Gender-based Violence in Development and Humanitarian Settings

    Gender Based Violence (GBV) is not uncommon in humanitarian settings or humanitarian emergencies, i.e. armed conflicts or natural

  • Election Manifesto of the Political Parties and Right to Food Act

    Prior to our national election, we would like to draw the attention of our political parties to include the demand for the enactment of the Right to Food Act in their election manifestos.

  • Recognition of Women's Unaccounted Work

    The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, which begins on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25 and ends on International Human Rights Day on December 10, is a time to galvanise action to end violence against women and girls around the world.

  • Pneumonia: The forgotten killer of children

    The Government is providing routine immunisation services across the country, and the country is having consistently good coverage of vaccines.

  • Public-Private Partnership in Technical and Vocational Education and Training to Promote Industry Relevant Skills

    Bangladesh is doing quite well in terms of general education but we are lagging behind in skills development.

  • Digitalization for Life

    We all would agree that digital disruption has been impacting almost all our businesses with different levels of intensity. Smartphones and social media have also been driving prominent changes in consumer behaviors.

  • Safe Spaces for Youth

    An interactive and lively discussion, on the importance of creating safe spaces for youth in Bangladesh, took place at the roundtable jointly organised by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and The Daily Star on the occasion of International Youth Day 2018.

  • Closing the Gaps for a Better Work Environment

    Bangladesh has witnessed its best times in terms of economic growth in the last decade or so. Now is the most opportune moment to amplify its growth by efficiently focusing on the skills gaps prevailing at different areas.

  • Building Payment Ecosystem for Digital Bangladesh

    The Daily Star and Association of Bankers, Bangladesh (ABB) organised a roundtable titled “Building payment ecosystem for digital Bangladesh: Challenges and opportunities” on July 30, 2018. Here we publish a summary of the discussion.