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Boris Johnson & 'global Britain': An 'eastern' battle cry

Whether Theresa May's replacement as British Prime Minister this month...

Central VAT registration issues

There are two types of VAT registration-Central registration and Unit...

Dengue wreaking havoc with city life    

The mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) is unwilling...

Think the heatwave was bad? Climate already hitting key tipping points

"Shall we all just kill ourselves?" It was an odd...

Irish PM says hard Brexit would raise issue of Irish unification  

The question of the unification of Ireland and British-ruled Northern...

Mob beating: The faceless monster  

It is in human nature to take extreme positions during...

Horn of Africa drought threatens re-run of famines  

Humanitarian groups and the United Nations are warning of another...

Getting remittance incentive right    

More than three weeks have passed since the national budget...

EFDs at taxpayers' cost?  

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has been trying hard...

Brexit of political libertine Boris

Now that Boris Johnson has achieved his lifetime ambition to...

Capital flight must be stopped at any cost

Money laundering results in flight of funds from the country...

Capitalism needs course correction  

Capitalism as an engine of economic growth faces, of late,...

The poor live complex financial lives

Access to financial services has emerged as a legitimate tool...

WHY STUDY ECONOMICS?

I was watching a speech by Professor Zafar Iqbal at...

It takes listening to children to end violence

We see many challenges that affect children around the world....

Seeking a solution to safe drinking water  

Who does not recognise the necessity for safe drinking water?...

RMG swamped by side-effects

The first of his two-part series entitled Bangladesh, RMG exports...

In harmony with Nature  

That a woman feeds a baby animal is a rare...

Unemployment: Who will bear the cost of skill-set development?

According to the latest labour force survey, at least 4.31...

Xi Jinping reenacts 'ping-pong diplomacy' at G-20 Summit!

One needs to re-visit the G-20 Summit, an annual meeting...

Repairing disaster-stricken schools    

Apart from homesteads, crop fields and different rural structures, there's...

Greek politics back to square one: Bucking the broader trend in Europe

The July 07 election in Greece saw the centre-right opposition...

Driving on the wrong side reflects a social disorder  

On an average, some 50 motorists are sued every hour...