Regulatory predictability is a priority

Regulatory unpredictability is interpreted in different ways. Some may express...

The slaughterhouse called Syria

Threatened by the pain of war and the agony of...

Rajib gone, not his severed hand   

The uproar sparked by a severed hand of Rajib Hossaain...

Viktor Orban re-elected — a victory for illiberal democracy in Europe

Viktor Orban, Hungary's Prime Minister  and his party  Civic Alliance...

Encouraging capital flight?    

There was a time when businesses were far more open...

MNCs play both foul and fair  

Only a few multinational companies (MNCs) are operating in Bangladesh...

Monetary policy and the price of appeasement

Coming out of a meeting on the April Fool's Day...

Quality education to help curb foreigners' entry

The issue of foreigners working in Bangladesh repatriating a huge...

Demand: Some things don't change

The one common factor to all budget discussions between the...

Reckless driving with no deterrence  

The increase and frequency of road accidents in Dhaka have...

Lending rate and PM's call

A  suggestion has been put forth recently by Prime Minister...

On climate-smart agriculture practices  

The losses caused by last year's flood in haor areas...

Arguing for the absurd

That most of mankind's worst nightmares come from defying the...

Budget and subsidies  

The next year's budget is likely to be presented in...

NSS: An object of multiple interests  

All attention is now focused on the government's savings tools...

North Korea-US rapprochement: Not a 'tear down that wall' breakthrough    

One must give credit to US President Donald J. Trump...

The indomitability of the bursting youth

The view was stunning; and carried elements of shock. Many...

Need to contain pervasive corruption

The worrying fact is that the level of corruption has...

Manufacturing sector key to economic growth

The economic performance of a country is usually measured through...

Expanding tree cover augurs well for country

Not long ago, our mind had been so preoccupied  with...

Round pegs in square holes

There is an almost enviable inevitability of big business dictating...

Teletalk's reality check and 5G ambition  

State-owned mobile network operator (MNO) Teletalk has been suffering from...

A tale of a bridge at an important juncture    

That the beam of the bridge has developed cracks is...