Curbing bad loans: Streamlining the banking system

Banks are central to the monetary system of a country....

Modernising the bonded warehouse system

Bangladesh has made significant achievements in attaining the Millennium Development...

Resuscitating Africa's healthcare

In late October, the International Federation of Red Cross and...

India today and Nehru's secularism

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was like a principal character of a...

Preservation of ruins: The climate factor

Given its geophysical condition, Bangladesh was not supposed to be...

The paradox of growth and inequality

The term "economic development" typically refers to the improvement in...

Islamic banking: Meeting the global standard

In Islamic banks, depositors who deposit for sharing profit or...

Making state-owned banks viable, allowing them to charge fees for services to the government

The private sector has been exploring in recent months overseas...

Acquiring technology to increase competitiveness

Most enterprises in the country have no Research & Development...

Nepal's Left alliance creates new paradigm

Election results in Nepal in December, 2017 took by surprise...

Billionaires, fiscal paradise, the world's debt, and the victims

Among Bloomberg's many profitable activities is a convenient Bloomberg Billionaires...

Potable water crisis in southwest coastal belt

Aleya Begum, a 25-year-old woman, lives in Sutarkhali Union of...

"Nothing but lies and deceit from Pakistan," tweets Trump

President Donald Trump's first tweet of 2018 was music to...

Boarding the branding bandwagon: A make-or-break year

Branding can happen naturally, through comparative advantage, or by the...

The conundrum of keeping a permanent address

It's misnomer to term a piece of land as one's...

Critical issues to watch in 2018

Another new year has dawned, and on a world facing...

Hazardous chemicals polluting Dhaleswari river

The tannery industry is now polluting the Dhaleswari river after...

Looming threat of reverse labour force migration

The entry of a European robot company in Bangladesh eying...

Gender Gap Report 2017 and Bangladesh- a review

The fact that Bangladesh is moving fast in ensuring gender...

A Trump Christmas Carol

This Christmas, America's gift to the world was a $285...

Year of Mother Nature's revenge, 2017?  

Mother Nature struck with a vengeance during 2017. It was...

Chinese economy in 2018 and beyond

In the coming years, China shall aim at high-quality development,...

Freeing banking sector from the trap of NPLs

The amount of non-performing loans (NPLs) was at an all-time...