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...

Livelihood issues: Favourable and unfavourable ecosystems

Like any other country of the world, Bangladesh features both...

Handling the deficit

Fiscal deficits aren't necessarily a bad thing provided there is...

Gathering economic clouds

There is growing unease in the global economy: some ostensibly...

Awareness and sense of responsibility  

When it comes to civic sense, people living in this...

Yemen continues to draw attention for wrong reasons

The end of September has seen Saudi Arabia and its...

Bracing for the dust invasion  

The Dhaka-dwellers who are physically or mentally allergic to dust...

Promoting standards to be competitive

Valuing standards is yet to be a strong point in...

Streamlining tax holiday policy  

Tax Holiday (TH) is a temporary relief of tax on...