On 'tolerable' rice price  

What should be the reasonable price of rice at the...

Solving traffic chaos before it's too late

With the country's general elections knocking at the doors, the...

Facing energy security challenges  

Bangladesh will face energy security challenges by the year 2030...

External rating of banks    

The central bank in its latest monetary policy statement (MPS)...

Why are quality books in short supply?  

Belying the apprehensions of cynics as well as well-meaning sociologists...

Draft guidelines for streamlining corporate governance

The stock market regulator, the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission...

LDC graduation and beyond  

So, finally, as things stand now, Bangladesh is set to...

The rural occupational shift  

Agriculture seems to be gradually losing its preference in attracting...

Development and backward districts  

The allegation that the non-governmental organisations (NGOs), including the microfinance...

Speeding up gas well exploration  

Despite loud drumbeating about the efforts in oil and gas...

Need for better infrastructure  

Prospective investors have time and again sought reliable, sustainable and...

Bangladesh's inclusive development performance  

Against the backdrop of widening disparities in wealth distribution in...

Slide in stock prices

Stock prices go up and down in their own ways....

High-value apparels

The target of fetching $50 billion from garment export by...

Slums and poverty  

Bangladesh cities are growing at a rapid pace. About one-fourth...

FDI and a few hard truths

"Currently our laws are outdated, rules are unnecessary, processes are...

PPP: Entertaining unsolicited offers  

The government has been struggling for long to implement a...

Skill-driven demographic dividends  

It indeed augurs well for development partners, who gathered in...

Getting educational perspective right  

The country's education is mired by professional aberrations and criminal...

Signing of FTA with China

Bangladesh appears to be taking one step forward and then...

Can domestic policies really boost trade?

How far domestic policies of a country can go to...

Effective partnership for uplift

The development partners of Bangladesh will review the problems and...

Doctors: Problems of plenty

Some years back the shortage of doctors, in terms of...