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STORIES THAT CAN'T END WELL

In today's irrational world of fake news and bad-faith politics,...

Africa: The age of the internet calls for younger leaders

Days before Algeria's 82-year-old strongman president Abdelaziz Bouteflika was ousted...

Biodiversity loss goes on, with none piqued  

A news photograph of some Nilphamari villagers spreading the wings...

US-China trade negotiations hit a roadblock as Trump imposes new tariffs

President Trump  on Sunday (May 05) threatened to raise tariffs...

Price spiral and the spirit of Ramadan

Every year, days or weeks before and during the holy...

Stock market manipulation versus access to information

From the first week of April, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE)...

Enforcement complexity of new VAT law  

When Value Added Tax (VAT) was introduced in Bangladesh in...

SME sector needs to adopt e-commerce  

Emergence of globalisation and integration of regional economies have brought...

Neoliberal reforms strengthening monopoly power and abuses

Over the last four decades, growing concentration of market power...

The burning of Notre Dame and the spirit of place

The catastrophic fire in Notre Dame (on April 15-16, 2019)...

Attitude towards jobs needs to change

The 40th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examination has just taken...

SME sector can ease unemployment problem  

Amid the growing unemployment problem in Bangladesh, the Small and...

Extortion—the pachydermal way

Not all people earn their bread by honest means. Of...

Start-ups — a solution to youth unemployment

Over the past few years, Bangladesh has emerged as an...

Product innovation and demand dynamics  

Often we think that creative spark triggered by technological and...

Vendors: New and old generations

Community vendors who sell goods from house to house have...

Future of our planet requires deeper cooperation, long-term thinking

For most of the 7.0 billion people on the planet,...

Bad traffic erodes productivity

Hundreds and thousands of commuters are compelled to spend two...

The coming technological Cold War  

Lurking behind the Trump administration's trade conflict with China lies...

Dreadful statistics  

The figures are both frightening and nightmarish. Will it not...

Business community needs to consider BSR

BSR stands for business social responsibility. For last few decades,...

Why are so many business graduates unemployed?  

Bangladesh's population size is about 160.41 million. The median age...

Climate gains in the West, exported pollution in the rest

Recently, President Duterte slammed Canada for sending waste to the...