Savings certificates as part of social safety net

For the last few years, sales of savings certificates have...

Child cruelty -- a great social problem

An enfant terrible is not necessarily an adorable mischief-monger. In...

Reflecting on the state of FDI

The phenomenon of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bangladesh has...

Taming traffic tailback in the capital

Commuters of Dhaka city are facing the brunt of Ramadan...

The haze around mango ripening

Consumers now have fair reasons to be confused over the...

India's gradual Pakistan-isation

Conventional wisdom has it that, after the Cold War ended,...

Let Railway be the prime transport mode

Against the backdrop of unprecedented chaos on the country's roads...

Banks need to accept some degree of interest rate risks

Interest rate risk is one of the most critical forms...

RMG orders on up, match them with deliveries

The pressure of increased purchase orders is weighing on the...

Liberalisation undermines agriculture and sustainable development

Agriculture plays a critical role in the attainment of Sustainable...

Adversity-the trump card

The 'worst of times' and 'best of times' were arguably...

Policy instruments: Monetary policy

As a policy instrument, monetary policy is of recent origin,...

Gaza border carnage isolates the USA and Israel

The indiscriminate bloodbath and wounding of protesting Palestinians at the...

The future of Asia business Is autonomous

Businesses in Bangladesh and indeed across the region are both...

Story that beats wild, wild West  

Deceit and intrigue are no monopoly means used ruthlessly to...

Preventing the dreadful stampedes  

The hysteric rush and jostling for an exit or entry...

Showdown over Iran nuclear deal: A moment of truth

Donald Trump's renunciation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action...

Computing energy prices  

News on moves to revise energy prices often hit the...

Palestine crisis: What will happen to the two-state solution?

President Donald Trump has, in fact, disregarded the US tradition...

When 'adjustment' hurts consumers  

The Dhaka Water and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) is set to...

Why this 'illogical' price hike in Ramadan?

Prices of some essential items, including onion and sugar, have...

Liquidity crisis: How effective government, BB interventions?

The current liquidity crisis that has afflicted the economy has...

Secondary corruption syndrome

A reflected or refracted ray of light may be mellow...