Corruption at ports can and should be contained   

Mongla seaport and Burimari land port  have  not only become  'dens' of corruption    but  also keep an eco-system alive for bribery.     This is the impression  one  gets  from the  findings  of  research done by the   Transparency  International Bangladesh (TIB) on...

Crossroads of economics and politics

Ending on a progressive note, the fourth BIMSTEC (Bay of...

Ensuring sustainable consumption and production patterns

Globally more people are expected to join the middle class...

Protecting Padma riverbanks and preventing further erosion

The Padma has recently ravaged vast swathes of Naria, a...

Banking system needs to be digitalised

Banking sector is one of the major contributors to the...

Why the US will lose its trade war with China

The United States cannot win its tariff war with China,...

Moon-Kim summit - a harbinger of peace on Korean Peninsula

Republic of Korea (ROK) President Moon Jae-in seems to be...

Rules that come back to bite

The stickiest point in the Brexit disorder is without doubt...

Trump wavers between controversy and initiative

Analysts are suggesting that recent controversies generated about Trump and...

Human teachers versus robot teachers

The percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) spent on education is quite significant across the world. The global average in this regard is 4.73 per cent. Among the countries, Norway is at the top of spending with 7.68 per cent while Monaco is at the bottom with the allocation of...

When poetry coalesces into painting

"In times of crisis it...

It is not cricket!

Something totally unbelievable and illegal...

Poor corporate governance in banking sector

In the developed countries, stock...

Rising inequalities in Bangladesh

Since independence, overall economic inequality...

Slow moving rickshaws choking traffic  

SLOW-MOVING and manually driven rickshaws are a cause for traffic...