Developing countries losing out to digital giants

A new United Nations report warns that the potential benefits...

Long-term effects of pollution  

Air pollution is taking a heavy toll on human life...

Bye, bye American pye: Donald Trump's signature trade tune

No, that was not Don McLean singing his signature song,...

Persecuted and the poorer do need the UN

Amid the continuing debate on the relevance of the United...

Dhaka's sylvan past, sombre present

Bangladesh has long been one of the most ill-starred countries...

Sidetracking unneighbourly sanctions

That there can be disagreement between allies is nothing new;...

Hydrogen-powered train on its way to cause disruption

While Bangladesh and India have unveiled a plan for an...

Corruption at ports can and should be contained   

Mongla seaport and Burimari land port  have  not only become ...

Why the US will lose its trade war with China

The United States cannot win its tariff war with China,...

Moon-Kim summit - a harbinger of peace on Korean Peninsula

Republic of Korea (ROK) President Moon Jae-in seems to be...

Rules that come back to bite

The stickiest point in the Brexit disorder is without doubt...

Trump wavers between controversy and initiative

Analysts are suggesting that recent controversies generated about Trump and...

Support for the meritorious but disadvantaged

A rickshaw-puller draws to a halt at a road crossing....

Strawberries and needles  

Not too long ago Bangladesh suffered crunching bans on export...

Prescription is no substitute for performance

There is a little bit of magic with out-performing countries....

'Cancer Train' and pesticide use in Bangladesh

Documentaries titled 'Cancer Train' back in 2015 brought to the...

Can trade agreements be a friend to labour?

Labour advocates have long complained that international trade agreements are...

Strengthening efficiency in cargo handling

It is a welcome move that the Civil Aviation Authority...

Environmental degradation is inexcusable!

We cannot rest on the laurels of incremental GDP growth...

Trump tariffs only a weak blow to China

After US markets closed on Monday, Trump announced he would...

Oligopolistic solution in public transportation?  

In a bid to contain the growing disorder of the...

The dilemma over Islamic banking

Islamic banking industry is a small portion of the entire...

Lehman's lingering shadow

One decade after the Lehman crash, more attention still goes...