Policy change needed for enforcing business contracts

Enforcing contract remains a key challenge in improving  business climate...

US shifts toward protectionism: Sound fundamentals a myth

The spin is all too predictable. With the US stock...

Incidence of migration increases among the poor

The most recent data collected through a survey in 62...

Promoting faster growth and accelerated poverty reduction

The book makes significant value addition to the growing body...

The market dogs that didn't bark

Three months ago, I argued that rising stock markets around...

Bank loan operation: A standard practice needs to be developed

Bangladesh Bank has recently extended the deadline up to December...

Technology strategy for developing countries

The developing countries should pursue the technology fusion strategy to...

Preparing for LDC graduation  

Bangladesh has crossed the per capita income level of $1,045...

Revamping manpower export

Overseas employment has been playing a pivotal role in the...

Remembering an iconic central banker

February 24 marks the second death anniversary of the iconic...

Coping with gender-based violence at school

School-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) is at the moment a global...

Rohingya tragedy - a ‘hallmark of genocide’

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al...

Ethnic violence in Ethiopia stoked by social media

In Ethiopia social media is a double-edged sword: capable of...

Fixing traffic chaos and preparing for the future  

In today's world, the success of a city depends on...

Financial inclusion: Hope is the face

In the coastal swamps of western Bangladesh, there are a...

SDGs: Challenges Bangladesh faces in achieving the goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) sponsored by the United Nations...

Case for a child-friendly digital world

Like globalisation, 'digitalisation' has already changed the world. The rapid...

Dependence on SWIFT for transferring money to end soon

Ripple entered the global financial industry with two products -...

World financial industry needs a safe money transfer messaging system

In today's international trade and finance, movement of fund across...

Telecom drains precious risk capital of the country

Once the telecommunication sector used to be a risk-free investment...

BPC no longer makes money

The Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) has incurred a loss of...

Business of banking in fast changing environment

As per latest assessment, Citi Private Bank (CPB) has been...

Arable soil health in jeopardy

A soil research finding shows that over two-thirds of the...