Prescription is no substitute for performance

There is a little bit of magic with out-performing countries....

'Cancer Train' and pesticide use in Bangladesh

Documentaries titled 'Cancer Train' back in 2015 brought to the...

Can trade agreements be a friend to labour?

Labour advocates have long complained that international trade agreements are...

Strengthening efficiency in cargo handling

It is a welcome move that the Civil Aviation Authority...

Environmental degradation is inexcusable!

We cannot rest on the laurels of incremental GDP growth...

Trump tariffs only a weak blow to China

After US markets closed on Monday, Trump announced he would...

Oligopolistic solution in public transportation?  

In a bid to contain the growing disorder of the...

The dilemma over Islamic banking

Islamic banking industry is a small portion of the entire...

Lehman's lingering shadow

One decade after the Lehman crash, more attention still goes...

Washington or "crazy town"?

In the major world capitals with the desire to lead...

The rise of the ultra-wealthy  

The world saw a surge of the ultra-wealthy by 12.9...

Palestinian life stifled by occupation

Twenty-five years ago, on  September 03, 1993, I sat on...

Disciplining water transport sector  

In the last couple of months, the nation has been...

A critique of VS Naipaul: An apologist for colonialism

I was travelling from the beginning of August for about...

Dowry abuse not going away anytime soon

The country is experiencing a significant number of dowry-related violent...

Climate change is no hoax  

President Donald Trump of the United States of America, the...

Corruption: Demonstration and bandwagon effects

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has been conducting National Household Survey...

Trump punishes Palestinians

On Monday September 10, Trump administration ordered shutdown of the...

When brand essence pales  

A  few years ago, arguably the doyen of marketing Dr....

Will we ever have (taka) trillionaires?

Minus the "Taka," the above heading is from Tim McDonald's...

A fragmented multilateralism?

Amid ongoing attacks by US President Donald Trump, the battle...

Rich-poor gap must be reduced

This is really perplexing that Bangladesh has topped the list...

Current account deficit and BOP concerns  

On two broad macro-economic   parameters, there has been   a certain   ...