FTAs hold the future

Bangladesh appears to be too much complacent on its achievements...

Exploring blue economy    

Following the settlement of maritime disputes with Myanmar and India...

Quality education and SDG  

Among some of the achievements that Bangladesh takes pride in...

Interest rates: Back to old ways  

Now it's bank depositors' turn to recoup their losses. They...

Real estate sector is in disarray  

The real estate sector is in doldrums again. Prices of...

Government spending on alarming rise in election year  

Prudent budgetary management requires maintenance of a balance between the...

Water aplenty but not a drop to drink

Nothing could be more appropriate than 'Nature for Water' as...

On money laundering, capital flight

Perhaps no country in the world has been successful in...

Boosting the use of solar power  

A news item published recently in the FE reports the...

Pledge of the Independence Day

As the country's Independence Day, March 26 surpasses in its...

Effects of gas price hike after LNG import  

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has recently gave a broad hint...

The quest for a more responsible digital future  

The world is being battered by technological disruption, as innovations...

Will ASEAN criticism change Myanmar?  

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi came under scathing...

Erosion in stock prices

Investors have been wondering what has happened to the stock...

Making a decision on the future of BJMC  

The state-run Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) is again under...

Poverty ascent and descent  

Poverty can be both persistent and short-lived. The former may...

Changing fortune of savings tools  

The national savings scheme (NSS) instruments have been in the...

Containing ballooning trade deficit

The latest central bank data suggest the country's overall trade...

Challenges before Bangladesh on graduation from LDC  

Having reached the lower middle-income country status in 2014, Bangladesh...

Why the rush for self annihilation is

High incidence of suicides in recent times has become a...

Competitive rise in depositors' rates

Over the last few months, it has been noticed that...

Boosting up organic farming

Organic farming believed to be a thing of the past...

Women empowerment  

Women empowerment has long been a popular concept in the...