No good news for stock investors in the budget

The anxious wait of thousands of stock market investors is...

Budget suffers from status quo syndrome  

Now that the national budget is doing the rounds into...

Budget out of tune with present needs  

On Thursday last, finance minister AMA Muhith, MP placed the...

Sop that has raised many an eyebrow  

That the government lacks initiative to streamline the country's troubled...

Mega budget: Implementation big challenge  

The proposed national budget finance minister AMA Muhith presented to...

IWT — a victim of neglect  

Bangladesh is a delta crisscrossed by numerous rivers and boasts...

Trade strategy needs to be reset  

The road to globalisation through Doha Round seems to be...

A preview of the 2018 Budget

The presentation of national budgets in parliament traditionally starts with...

Unlocking the tourism potential

The country's tourism sector is yet to be developed to...

Much needed shift in agriculture

The country's agriculture sector is far different from what it...

The 'missing' youth

The latest Bangladesh experience is possibly a clear pointer to...

Dilemma over duty-free rice imports    

The country has seen bumper harvests of two major rice...

Boosting economy by easing cost of doing business  

When the country's economy appears to be going through a...

Merits of staggered weekends

Starting from around the 6th century BC, the Jews were...

Madmen in authority

In The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money, John...

Increasing tax revenue — the debate over corporate rate

The tax authorities will not necessarily receive more from a...

Apparel industry -- workplace safety not enough  

Any Bangladeshi or someone who wishes Bangladesh well will find...

Stock market: No change of luck

Stock exchanges all over the world are unpredictable places. Their...

Severe gas crisis amid weakening distribution system

Severe gas crisis is now persisting in the capital Dhaka...

Gender parity in jobs deserves priority  

The publication of labour force survey reports on a quarterly...

The challenge of publishing textbooks  

A row over printing of textbooks among printing presses, publishers...

Consolidating the status of Bangladesh as a developing country

Bangladesh needs to do more - especially at the policy...

Misuse of bond facility and border haats

A news story, quoting appropriate sources, says abuse of the...