The toll weighs heavy on infrastructure

The state of business in Bangladesh in terms of its...

Poverty alleviation: State-market collaboration

The poverty trend in the country, revealed by various documents,...

Stock market puzzles

The indices of two stock exchanges in Dhaka and Chittagong...

Disciplining errant private hospitals, clinics

Private hospitals, clinics and diagnostic centres are getting mushroom growth...

Hazards in real estate sector  

The size of the construction industry in Bangladesh is bigger...

Let rape victim not be victimised further  

Her cry of soul rent the atmosphere of the press...

Lowering corporate income tax

The independent think-tank Policy Research Institute (PRI) has suggested that...

SDG financing

Financing for the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has...

Tenancy arrangements - risk-averse to risk-loving farming systems  

Historically speaking, share-cropping had been the predominant tenancy system in...

On 'tolerable' rice price  

What should be the reasonable price of rice at the...

Solving traffic chaos before it's too late

With the country's general elections knocking at the doors, the...

Facing energy security challenges  

Bangladesh will face energy security challenges by the year 2030...

External rating of banks    

The central bank in its latest monetary policy statement (MPS)...

Why are quality books in short supply?  

Belying the apprehensions of cynics as well as well-meaning sociologists...

Draft guidelines for streamlining corporate governance

The stock market regulator, the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission...

LDC graduation and beyond  

So, finally, as things stand now, Bangladesh is set to...

The rural occupational shift  

Agriculture seems to be gradually losing its preference in attracting...

Development and backward districts  

The allegation that the non-governmental organisations (NGOs), including the microfinance...

Speeding up gas well exploration  

Despite loud drumbeating about the efforts in oil and gas...

Need for better infrastructure  

Prospective investors have time and again sought reliable, sustainable and...

Bangladesh's inclusive development performance  

Against the backdrop of widening disparities in wealth distribution in...

Slide in stock prices

Stock prices go up and down in their own ways....

High-value apparels

The target of fetching $50 billion from garment export by...