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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...

Welcoming Pahela Baishakh

The exuberance over celebration of the Pahela Baishakh, the New...

Asset markets need to be opened

It is often alleged that a section of Bangladesh's rich...

Long journey towards digitising land records

One of the most important areas of public interest requiring...

Natural disasters and agriculture

More than 300 rivers and alluvial soil with annual siltation...

Why is rice market jittery?

That rice growers were not getting fair price for their...

Reforms to create congenial business environment

There is no denying the fact that Bangladesh is now...

Increasing danger from lightning

Although Bangladesh last year added lightning to the list of...

Making world a better and safer place for children

He is not a charismatic person. Most unassuming, the man's...

When foreign investment is costly

A local commercial bank once secured foreign investment against issuance...

Women employment far from rosy

The observance of the International Women's Day a fortnight ago...

Banks\' money and slow-moving MLCs

The state-owned banks that often hit the newspaper headlines, generally...

Integrated action plan to make the city livable

Bangladesh is the most densely populated country in the world....

Redrawing export strategies

Difficult times are ahead for developing countries like Bangladesh in...