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Keeping money of the rich at home

It is difficult to keep money at home in any...

Will there be an end to harmful brick kiln emissions?

The warning that the brick kilns spread out mostly on...

Undesirable transformation

The state-owned Power Development Board (PDB) that once dominated the...

Proper utilisation of unused SoEs\' land

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to endorse the draft...

Vanishing \'lungs\' of Dhaka

Where have all the parks and open spaces, aptly called...

Global race for lowering corporate tax

Now global economies are up there to fight each other,...

Fending off the sword of protectionism

This time the warning is not from non-descript quarters; it's...

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...