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The Financial Express

Anachronism stands to be corrected  

The High Court has issued a rule directing the cabinet...

Improving social mobility

Bangladesh has been ranked 78th among 82 countries of the...

Bailing out rural school students  

The news item, published in a Dhaka daily, was startling...

Dichotomy hurting banking sector  

Instances are many where the government and relevant other institutions...

Exploiting Bay of Bengal resources  

With the approval of the Bangladesh Maritime Zones Act, 2019,...

How Bangladesh is outperforming India

Frankly, I blame Henry Kissinger. Way back in the 1970s,...

Food access and availability  

Many confuse between access to and availability of food.  Amartya...

Defence against coronavirus  

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus in an epidemic form...

Realising 'AI localism' potential  

Every new technology rides a wave from hype to dismay....

Asian shares rally, slow pace of China factory reopenings a worry

Asian share markets followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday as...

When borrowing is a dilemma  

The government, apparently, is in a difficult situation as far...

Escaping the global complexity trap

Modern civilisation has set a trap for itself, as ever...

Why undermine public examinations!

The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examinations saw an inauspicious beginning...

Trade wars are huge threats to food security

International trade has proven to be a critical mechanism for...

Looking to city roads free of chaos  

Nearly one and half years have passed since the school...

Moving the land reform agenda forward

Land is undeniably the foundation of any country's economic development,...

Money transfer through mobile phones

Various surveys in Bangladesh show that over four-fifths of rural...

Determining the emotional and commercial  

Human organ donation is a highly sensitive issue. Deciding the...

Why AI will not abolish work

The diffusion of artificial intelligence (AI) across the economy has...

Apparel export - cash incentive not a big facilitator  

The recent announcement of additional cash incentive for the export-oriented...

ATM booths for buying safe water  

As the metropolitan Dhaka's population continues to rise unabated, a...

ADP execution --- weaknesses aplenty

Plenty of things, it seems, are not right as far...

Widening employment opportunities for youth  

Frustration is growing among the country's prospective jobseekers as the...