South-South cooperation: Challenges & opportunities

The BAPA+40 Zero Draft Outcome Document-to be adopted at the...

The impact of Bangladesh's general election on Bangladesh-China relations

The 11th general election in Bangladesh was successfully concluded on...

Bangladeshi toys: Prospects in local and global markets

The history of plastic is very recent. It gained momentum...

Dynamics of engineering jobs, evolving competence needs

Often wealth creation capacity of a country is linked to...

Resolving the 'connectedness' crisis

Bangladesh's pathetic placement in the 2018 Global Connectedness Index (GCI:...

Tapping the potential of BCIM-EC

The Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar economic corridor (BCIM-EC) is a sub-regional initiative, earlier...

The ethos of February within our socio-cultural horizon

The much awaited month of February marks for all of...

Skywalk: A smart solution for pedestrians in Dhaka

Dhaka, one of the most densely populated megacities in the...

Global economic tensions and rising militarisation of Europe

The Deputy Managing Director of International Monetary Fund, David Lipton...

Replacing sunset with sunrise

The inexorable worldwide march towards far-right nationalism coupled with a...

Curbing arsenic and iron contamination in ground water  

One in nine people in the world does not have...

No-deal Brexit, Europe's EBA & Bangladesh: Hitting home, fighting back

Bangladesh stands to become the worst-hit less developed countries (LDCs)...

Strategising policies for easing trade deficit

After posting the highest ever trade deficit in the past...

Paving the way for blue economy

Blue economy, as the World Bank defines, is the sustainable...

Ensuring transparency of financial statements

As per companies act and other statutory requirements, it is...

Empowering the African Union

When the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) was founded in...

Technological innovation versus import substitution

With the growth in domestic consumption of electronic devices like...

Is UN planning to replace humans with machines & robots?

The United Nations- once facetiously described as an institution whose...

Malpass WB nomination: The gathering ‘American First’ storm

Not only will the World Bank (WB) select a new...

Protecting rights of migrant workers: Upholding ICMW  

People of poorer countries move to developed countries for better...

The posts begin to move  

In the wake of the news that some $5.0 billion...

LDC graduation and market access challenge

Bangladesh has met all the three criteria for graduating from...

Digital workplace and artificial intelligence

In the age of social media, big data and artificial...