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Coping with technology for manufacturing

In our everyday discourse on development in Bangladesh, many drivers...

Graft, uncertainty and capital flight

When the findings of the Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a...

Safe migration to boost remittances

The Chief of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in...

Stopping repeat of Haor disaster

Never before had Haors (wetlands) hit the headlines of the...

Water and woes in North-West region

Ground water availability and, in consequence, access to irrigation in...

Where hospitals huddle together

Nowhere is there in Bangladesh such a concentration of public...

Surge in price of US dollar

Like any other commodity, the price of a currency is  ...

Regional integration key to growth in the Asia-Pacific

In spite of the high importance tagged to multilateralism for...

Workers\' rights and beyond

Today is the historic May Day or Labour Day. The...

Low-cost housing for rural people

Unplanned housing is a major problem for the people living...

Saving haors from disastrous deluge

The catastrophic flash flood in haor (wetland) areas of the...

Overcoming downsides of social sites

When Emma Watson tweets on her remembrance of the Rana...

Paradox of low interest and savings

There is a logic in economics that when the interest...

Protectionist rhetoric: Revisiting free trade

With the speed of lightning the international order for economic...

Havoc in the haors

First, it was the pre-monsoon flash flood that trashed the...

War over expressway construction!

That two government agencies, according to a report published in...

Tasks ahead of the Task Force to ease doing business

The government is set to constitute a taskforce to ease...

A launching pad for economic take-off  

Bangladesh is set to enter a new era of industrialisation...

Misplaced lamentation over tourism

It is not uncommon for people here to lament over...

Crop insurance

Crop insurance has, of late, found its long expected space...

Infrastructural development spurs village economy

Empirics point out that infrastructural development like market links contributes...

Women at work

Research on women's works saw substantial progress in the past...

Exploring job market beyond the Middle-East

After exports, inward remittance from the expatriates is the second...