Travel for happiness during Eid

After a month of fasting, prayers and penance during Ramadan,...

Global disorder and the fate of the 'east'

Martin Wolf's probing pieces never fail to attract. Though they...

The limits of democratic delegation - the case of Euro

When Italy's president recently vetoed the appointment of the Eurosceptic...

Trump's widening trade war

President Donald Trump of the United States has in fact...

Problem lies over possibility of achieving growth rate 

Annual budget of any government is the major policy instrument...

Budget may compromise quality of development work

The proposed national budget for the upcoming fiscal year (2018-19...

Warnings of a new global financial crisis

There are increasing warnings of an imminent new financial crisis,...

Trump's theatrics: G7 may become G6 temporarily

Facts are stranger than fiction in international politics these days,...

A US counter-reformation?

Just as Saudi Arabia is beginning to reform religion religious...

Mobile-virtual platforms become soft targets

The proposed national budget for the upcoming fiscal year (FY),...

Observance of Eid - at home and abroad

Eid-ul-Fitr is a joyous festival that has both spiritual and...

Developing a sustainable road network

Bangladesh is set to officially graduate to a developing country...

Promoting use of alternative energy

Two news items are quoted here. First, Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation...

Structural transformation key to African industrialisation

Africa is at a crossroads. Six of the world's ten...

Service sector contribution to growth of South Asian economies

The significant contribution of the service sector in economic growth...

Bangladesh economy: Staying the course

The economy of Bangladesh continues to perform well. For the...

The technology challenge garment industry faces

For many years, discussion of the global garment industry has...

Thoughts on tackling the menace of drug abuse

Imagine a scenario where, on a fine morning, the people...

Accreditation: Delivering a safer world

The theme of World Accreditation Day, 2018 focuses on how...

Standby L/C — An alternative to commercial L/C for Bangladesh

Standby Letter of credit is a promissory note issued by...

Data protection for seizing business opportunities

The recent Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal made us realise how...

Eid rush for home—a quest for harmony

Visiting ancestral homes during festivals is universal. Although in highly...

Transforming energy sources: A tale of two countries  

This is a tale of energy transformation in two countries,...