Mega projects: Opting for equity financing

Bangladesh economy has remained exclusively dependent on tax revenue for...

TCB as a market intervening force  

Reports have it that the state trading body TCB (Trading...

Income inequality

While Bangladesh has done remarkably well in terms of some...

Now loan, not equity, under EEF!  

The government has learnt the hard way. It has tried...

Fresh gas price hike will be unethical  

Immediately after the first consignment of liquefied natural gas (LNG)...

How to overcome state fragility  

A recent report published by the UK-based LSE-Oxford Commission on...

More effective role expected from UNSC  

Myanmar under the rule of military generals was wrapped in...

Much more needs to be done to attract FDI

Every year billions of dollars are crossing nation's boundaries but...

Expediting digitisation of land records  

Fortunately for the government, its 'Digital Bangladesh' catchphrase has occupied...

Next budget: Tight revenue situation  

The process of making the national budget for the next...

Bringing 'errant' diagnostic centres under discipline

There is a mushroom growth of diagnostic centres and private...

Rejuvenating Bangladesh Railway  

Railway is a popular mass transportation system in the world...

Women harassment on board buses  

The arrest of the driver, conductor and helper accused of...

On growth rate controversy

Lending agencies like the World Bank (WB) and the Asian...

Remediation of left-out RMG factories  

Now that most of the targeted jobs associated with remediation...

The parallax of cash reserve ratio  

Banking shenanigans have grabbed headlines recently for good reasons. Throughout...

Disappearing urban water bodies  

The Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) on April...

Tasks ahead as UAE reopens job market  

It is indeed a good news that the United Arab...

Economic growth sans job creation  

It is heartening to know that South Asia has regained...

Countering the threat from plastic  

The bad news is that people around the world have...

Tax rate and policy implications

Once there was a time when tax rates, be it...

Implementation of laws can protect consumer rights  

There was a time, not long ago, when the issue...

Educating the Commonwealth  

With 53 member countries and 2.4 billion people, the Commonwealth...