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Reviving ailing railway

The volume of passengers and cargo that Bangladesh Railway can...

Multilateral initiative to ease the pandemic crisis

It took quite a while to firm up a multilateral...

Making Rohingya settle down  

The overtly high enthusiasm of a few Western countries and...

Suspending IP rights on vaccine production  

Last week, people in their thousands queued up at various...

Economic shocks faced by Bangabandhu's regime

The period was turbulent. Newly independent Bangladesh started its journey...

The media in a changing world

Of late, the media reports appear to be increasingly getting...

Exploiting BNFQ's potential for further human resource dividend  

At a time the world is grappling with the second,...

Monetary policy lacks realism

Realistic assumptions and sound hypotheses are critical for devising policies...

Job retention & creation of new jobs in potential sectors  

Covid-19 has already taken a very heavy a toll on...

Increase in country's Net use

In normal times, against the backdrop of continued rise in...

A welcome change of mind

The final numbers that the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS),...

Clothing exports' ranking a puzzle  

The piece of news that Vietnam had crossed Bangladesh and...

Local heroes to fight climate change

Extreme weather causing damage to life and property on a...

Bangladesh and Pakistan: A world apart now

That Bangladesh has long been performing better than Pakistan is...

Four-day workweek gaining support

Workers used to attend offices and factories six or seven...

Is trade-policy restraint enough?

It feels good to learn from none other than the...

Beating the Bangladesh blues

Over two decades ago, a European was innocently trying to...

Lockdown: On-again, off-again approach

Until the pandemic hit the world early last year, the...

Monetary policy overlooks bond market

As the government is trying to deepen the country's bond...

The issue of golden rice

The Philippine's regulatory body, the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI)...

Alternative to SSC and HSC elective-subject examinations

The country's education system has prioritised public examinations, particularly the...

Accountability for workers' safety

It is generally acknowledged that accountability of the executive, judicial...

Safety net programmes -- reform a must

The country's social safety net programmes (SSNPs) meant to support...