Let budget be placed in the morning

The national budget for fiscal year 2019-20 (FY20) is likely...

Private investment and interest rate dilemma    

The private sector credit growth in the month of February...

Breakthroughs & bottlenecks: RMG sector at the crossroads

On April 07, 2019, the Bangla-desh Supreme Court will rule...

The menace of trade-based money laundering

A recent survey by the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management...

Cheap labour luring foreign investors

Major Japanese companies operating in Bangladesh are planning to go...

The fundamentals of financial discipline  

Financial discipline has been one of the most discussed terms...

Human rights defenders need to be defended as much as they defend our rights

They are ordinary people - mothers, fathers, sisters, sons, daughters,...

Lessons from the FR Tower blaze  

Since March 28, 2019 when the Banani FR Tower fire...

Rohingya raindrops: Thinking outside the traditional box

One year ago we feared what the Monsoon rains would...

Dreams destroyed, people reduced to numbers

The Orwellian dystopia is being staged in the capital of...

Ferocity of nor'westers on the rise  

The country has yet to start watching the repeated onslaughts...

Creating an efficient circular bus service system  

The introduction of circular bus service at Dhanmondi area in...

No middle-income trap for China

There has always been a fixation on Chinese economic growth....

Act now on fisheries

As has been the case with organic vegetables, demand has...

'Exit' plan for 'honest' loan defaulters

A section of newspapers had been speculating during the past...

Need to diversify export products and markets

Bangladesh's position is gradually sliding down in economic diversification in...

Trump is putting the world at risk

Mental health professionals and others have been trying to warn...

Xi's trip to inject new vitality into China-Europe ties    

Chinese President Xi Jinping's visits to Italy, Monaco, and France...

South-South cooperation now triangulates with the North

It sounds like a contradictory play on words, but the...

Reminiscing March 1971: The Day the Music Died

It was a collision of the most brutal kind. President...

Education sans examinations!  

For learners up to class III, this is celebration time....

Workers' low wage and investment  

The cost on account of salary and wages of management...

Smart phones and rural women  

Those who would in the past travel regularly by train...