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How to cash in on demographic dividend

When most people talk about 'demographic dividend' for Bangladesh being...

The virtue of holiday  

Rare are the people who do not enjoy holidays. The...

Eid vacation and Monday blues  

Few people in the West can keep themselves free of...

Kashmir conundrum

On August 11, following Narendra Modi-Amit Shah's constitutional coup for...

Is Singapore’s upcoming leadership up to the challenge?

Singapore's then prime minister Lee Kuan Yew once said: "The...

Laxity in public hygiene is costly       

There is a growing tendency of ignoring hygiene in this...

Bangladesh Bank: Interest rate-based monetary policy  

Bangladesh Bank (BB), on July 31, announced a shift from...

Injection into the black economy

Economists are happy with the massive dose that the Eid...

The puzzle of economic progress  

Do we know how economies develop? Obviously not, it seems,...

Raw deal over rawhide  

Some people may feel tempted to describe the developments surrounding...

Need to ensure foolproof security at airports

The state minister for civil aviation said there will be...

Trade disruption is a symptom of a deeper malaise

It's only a matter of time until the escalating tensions...

Plight of Dhaka cattle markets  

Dhaka used to celebrate its Eid-ul-Azha with mass-level solemn festivity...

Can America and China avoid a currency war?

China's currency, the renminbi, weakened slightly against the dollar at...

The World Bank needs to understand poverty and what it actually costs a family to live on

The World Bank claims poverty is decreasing around the world...

Northeast Asia sees more consensus

An article published in Financial Times Chinese on July 29...

Relevance of food right act    

Bangladesh has now emerged as a self-sufficient country in food....

Savings certificates: Let market forces determine yield rates

Lack of depth and diversity in the country's financial market...

The voiceless flood-hit people  

Amidst all attention now drawn to an unprecedented outbreak of...

ENVIRONMENTAL MIGRATION A GLOBAL CHALLENGE

The Atlas of Environmental Migration, which gives examples dating as...

Awareness campaign against noise pollution

Sound pollution has turned out to be acute in the...

China and ASEAN coming closer on South China Sea controversy

At the 52nd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign...

Too concerned or attuned to ad hocism?  

The whole country has been overwhelmed by the outbreak of...