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Decline in poverty is not all

On the face of it, the 1.3 percentage point drop...

Tariffs shouldn't 'break the Internet'

Most people have never heard of the World Trade Organisation's...

SMEs need to stand strong and tall  

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), believed to be the main...

Malaysian B4G and 3D jobs

Thousands of 'illegal' foreign workers are now leaving Malaysia under...

Meeting challenges to reach SDGs targets  

While launching the Asia-Pacific Conference on financing inclusive and sustainable...

Ignoring manners is now a way of life  

Maintenance of manners has been declining, if not vanishing. It...

Whither syndicate in rice market  

"One should hardly have to tell academicians that information is...

HDI gain does not fully reflect quality of life  

On Wednesday, newspapers carried two pieces of good news for...

Measuring growth democratically

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two of this year's recipients...

Threat of G20 protectionism to global trade  

With a good deal of its rule-based system not adhered...

Climate crisis hits a somnambulistic world  

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's presence at the COP25 in Madrid...

Extravagance in power generation  

Some public agencies, apparently, feel that they have the liberty...

The young and the jobless  

In the early 1980s, a famous TV serial titled "The...

An unloved city

As high as 57 per cent of Dhaka residents have...

The EU's University in exile

On November 15, Central European University (CEU) officially inaugurated its...

Brick kilns and Dhaka's air quality  

The worsening air quality of Dhaka that has placed it...

Pristine rural areas vitiated by pollutions  

Four to five decades ago, parents settled in the big...

Dengue deserves greater attention

The news about dengue that almost disappeared from both print...

Sustainable development of marine resources  

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

Onion and tears  

Celebrated Chilean poet Pablo Neruda was once invited to a...

Costly abuse of antibiotics  

That antibiotics have been increasingly becoming ineffective against microbial infections...

Challenge is to ensure chemical-free fruits  

The High Court quite rightly came hard upon the National...

Pharmaceutical sector flourishing

Manufacture of pharmaceuticals is now one of the largest capital-intensive...