Integration with East and Southeast Asia will boost the economy

The Bangladesh economy over the past two and half decades...

Close industry-academia links key to R&D

Successful developing countries, at the very beginning of their journey,...

Smart ways to fight poverty and provide economic opportunity

Bangladesh has made spectacular progress over the recent years. The...

Latin liaisons: Here today, gone tomorrow?

If handled pragmatically, three converging developments open enormous Latin windows...

Budget fatigue

If and when Mr. A M A Muhith presents the...

Bangladesh\'s real exchange rate appreciation: A source of competitiveness erosion?

For a small open economy, exchange rate stability is vital...

Erin Callan puts nail in Lehman coffin

A legion of reasons, guesses and conspiracy theories keep circulating...

Jihadists gain nothing but outrage

The Brussels carnage of 34 innocent civilians committed apparently by...

The new geopolynomics of AIIB

For the first time Bangladesh is a founding member of...

AN-26 crashes in Bay of Bengal

On the morning of March 09 a cargo flight of...

Regional connectivity on a wider canvas

Regional connectivity has to be based on a wider canvas...

Open options

The news that Janata Bank, too must be probed for...

Hassles and funding

The story about the hassles a public servant has to...

Tax collection: The dilemma

The Finance Minister will soon commence his annual ritual of...

Small savers and missing ‘warmth’ in economy

Small savers, particularly the pensioners, are now in a quandary...

Reaping benefits of demographic dividend

Economists and others taking part in the annual conference of...

Providing the much-needed impetus to FDI

Bangladesh's economy is at an inflection point, ready to move...

A catalyst for investments: Prospects and challenges

Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are areas within a country with...

Something more terrible than insurgency

Bangladesh does produce neither phensidyl nor yaba. Its two next-door...

The case for surge funding

Important progress was made at the donors' conference for Syrian...

No Brexit

Among the multiple existential challenges facing the European Union (EU)...

Reflections on 21st February

We are of the generation of the early 1940s. We...

O amar ei Bangla bhasha

Yesterday was a sunny, windless, frozen afternoon as I was...