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The Financial Express

Getting carbon border taxes right

A time-honoured but often problematic practice in basic welfare economics...

Replacing public buses  

A lot has been discussed about the terrible condition of...

Rice prices: Confusions abound  

At least four developments marked this year's Aman rice production...

Pop goes the weasel

Just as the 2008-11 Great Recession inflicted a mortal blow...

Of readers, birth of books and their future

To quote the Jibanananda Das, not everyone is a poet....

Trump emboldened by impeachment saga  

The framers of the United States Constitution empowered Congress to...

Intellectual property raises costs of living

Patents, a form of intellectual property rights (IPRs), are believed...

Data protection is rising on the agenda globally

In the age of information and communication technologies, the flow...

Solving half the problem

A year after assumption of office by the finance minister,...

The unlettered need basic health education  

Basic health education for all still leaves much to be...

Intellectuals' strength, their dishonesty  

The nation is set to celebrate in next year the...

Practice of citizens' engagement in public service delivery

Citizens play a critical role in advocating and helping to...

Encroachment of foot overbridge  

That footpaths in Dhaka are encroached upon despite occasional eviction...

Trump's Middle East peace plan has generated controversy rather than hope

The long-awaited US Middle East peace plan was released on...

WTO faces no existential crisis

Contrary to a popular belief, the World Trade Organisation (WTO)...

Commuting to Dhaka -- the options

As Dhaka gets busier and continues to be filled with...

Combating knife crime with tougher sentences

Violent knife crime is making the headlines in the United...

World's young activists are on the war path

The world's young activists, numbering over 3.8 billion, are on...

Making the public libraries vibrant  

Visiting a library was by far the most common cultural...

Rural credit market and Bangabandhu's dream  

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Father of the Nation, had...

Brazil needs a fresh start: The curse of inequality

"I pray that my family will one day attend fewer...

It's all about fund transfer

The bill passed in the Jatiya Sangsad (national parliament) Wednesday...

Role of libraries in SDG implementation

Bangladesh observed national library day on Wednesday (February 05). As...