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Healthy growth-rate, but why stop estimating real wages?

There was a moderate rise in nominal wage of low-paid...

Why IMF cuts global growth estimates  

Omproving the United States (US) and China trade tensions has...

Alternative housing to slums

On Friday last fires left two slums -one in the...

City's lakeside recreational spots    

There are few upbeat news items about Dhaka's Hatirjheel lakefront....

Coal-fired power difficult to part with

Payra coal-fired 1320 MW power plant at Kalapara, Patuakhali, at...

Public transport agenda in city corps polls  

Lofty promises offered by the mayoral candidates in the upcoming...

Walking the talk of stakeholder capitalism

The role of corporate boards has never been more important,...

Worrying trend in essentials' prices  

Although the holy month of Ramadan is three months away,...

Front-door visitors: Risks, risks, & more 2020 risks

Climate change is no longer a backdoor, back-burner issue. By...

The state's responsibility

It isn't unusual that there will be a whole horde...

From digital diplomacy to data diplomacy

The digital revolution arrived late at the heart of ministries...

Widening option for safe foods

Mainly elderly people complain that most of the vegetables and...

High cost of living inflicts the commoners  

Difficulties faced by the commoners and prices of daily essentials...

Unique sacrifice of a sister for her brother  

A third-year student at Goizhou Forerunner College in China, Wu...

The Iran-US crisis continues to evolve

The embarrassment and entanglement that have marked the Iran-US imbroglio...

New challenges Davos faces

The World Economic Forum's annual flagship meeting this year (January...

The dying fun of Dhaka picnics

For the middle and lower middle-class urban residents in Dhaka,...

When life imitates art

The movie Wag the Dog was released a generation ago,...

How developing countries create industrial champions

For many firms in emerging and developing economies, emulating the...

Fintech: Revisiting financial inclusion

With the rise of fintech, people feel comfortable to use...

A test case of PPP in double-decker BRTC bus  

More than two decades later, the Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation...

Interest rate cap: A critique from global perspective

Over the past few months a renewed debate has arisen...

Use of 'old script' in a rudderless market  

A small group of 'investors' on Tuesday last took to...