Priority to setting up more economic zones

The government has launched an ambitious programme to set up...

Quality infrastructure emphasised to match bright prospects  

"Destination Bangladesh", an event organised  by the  Dhaka Chamber of...

Beggars can't be choosers

Imran Khan's first speech as Prime Minister was all about...

The other side of democracy  

One form of opposition to strike campaigns resorted to by...

Rural economy: Impact of migration, remittance

Migration has long been the attention of academics and policymakers...

Loan portfolio management - in a climate of rising NPL

Loans and advances constitute the largest segment of bank's assets. ...

In pursuit of education, they stand apart

She is not Helen Keller. But who knows Subarna Das...

Transport workers' strike - from the perspective of jurisprudence

A 48-hour strike by transport workers began at 6 am...

The economics of the climate crisis

Two major events early this month bear directly on global...

Bringing buoyancy to our rivers  

The periodic boat races organised in different parts of the...

Israel on the docks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was agitated by the speech...

Australia can still do more for Rohingyas

In a rare foreign policy move, the Australian government on...

The economic consequences of Trump

Video clip: From this day forward, it's going to be...

Postal finance needs better customer service    

South Asia has the highest coverage of post offices across...

Employment scenario: The double-edged sword

Depending on which side of the argument one is on,...

Ghostly sight of flyovers says it all

Construction of the Moghbazar-Mouchak (combined) flyover project was completed by...

KILLER politicians

"Will no one rid me of this meddlesome priest?" asked...

Khashoggi murder: The battle between money and morals

A true battle unfolds in the Saudi heat. By the...

Brexit quandary: General election or a fresh referendum?

As the Brexit negotiations enter their endgame, a stalemate has...

Strengthening safety-net programmes

The government is bringing more people under its social safety...

Africa needs trade, not aid, from EU

China's use of trade and investment links to expand its...

Why not "2nd, 3rd, 4th cities" away from Dhaka?  

It is time   the  myopia about Dhaka city  ceased to ...

No place for 'dirty energy' in ADB's climate vision

Only weeks ago, the world's leading climate scientists warned that...