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Online (animal) shopping for Eid al-Adha, a big hit in Bangladesh
For the Feast of the Sacrifice, thousands of Muslims, especially women, choose to buy cattle on the Internet. Specialised sites allow consumers to buy with credit cards or bank credit. For one businesswoman, "This way, I save time and do not have to deal with shopkeepers."
In China, one third of all online products is fake (or hazardous to human health)
According to official statistics, up to 350 million Chinese have shopped online. A government-backed study indicates a high risk for consumers, state TV reported. Bootleg products include a mobile phone with a fake circuit board, toys without proper safety certification, and ordinary soil sold as fertiliser.
Dhakha plans to deprive of all influence the women elected to the local governments
The law that provided for "pink quotas" of 40% of the seats in the local governments has been abolished; now efforts will be made to put the women elected in a position "inferior" to that of elected men. Even though the Supreme Court has affirmed the contrary.
Bangladesh Catholic Church launches its first online weekly
Pratibeshi is the digital version of the first Catholic paper in Bengali (Bangla). The initiative is designed to spread the Gospel message and the Church's teachings via new media.
04/06/2016 15:26:00 BANGLADESH
Bangladesh’s first Catholic radio station goes “on the air” in Rajshahi
Radio Jyoti (Light) began broadcasting yesterday online, available on smartphones. The Diocese of Rajshahi has trained 25 youths to work at the station. For now, its air time is one hour a day.
04/10/2016 16:40:00 BANGLADESH
More than 80 per cent of Bangladeshi women victims of domestic violence
The findings come from a survey of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. This represents an improvement over 2011. Violence is no stranger to Catholic families, where a woman in two is mistreated.
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