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It was the day of populist strongmen

The United Nations is an institution which promotes multilateralism and...

Digitalisation adjustments: Obstacles, outlets

Since digitalisation has entered so much into our vocabulary and...

Too many cars, gridlocks and the remedies

In its 400-year-old survival, the growth of urban Dhaka has...

Removing irritants in Bangla-India relations

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to make an official...

Addressing corruption in education

Education is a basic human right as well as a...

Enacting a comprehensive policy on services trade

In the middle of this month, the World Trade Organisation...

How Bangladesh law covers factoring

The Bangladesh Bank (BB) has recently circulated a draft policy...

True peace is inseparable from achievement of true justice

In a world of increasing fragility and declining resources, can...

Expansive technologies, defensive education: Ad-hoc solutions

It was with the 18th century Industrial Revolution that education...

Economic corridors and Delta Plan: Integration for sustainable development

Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) has initiated development of two...

A brief guide to the impacts of climate change on food production

Food may be a universal language - but in these...

Roaming travellers and their world views

Most of the people confuse travel with tour. In fact,...

Economics of India's mission to the moon

The USA created a headline story in the sixties by...

UN encourages signing of FTAs: What's the way forward?

As Bangladesh is poised to gain the status of developing...

Rewriting Gresham's law!

As students of Economics and Commerce Faculty during 1980s, most...

Bangladesh in global production networks: Identity search

Bangladesh may soon find itself tossing and turning between two...

The new VAT Act: A compromise outcome—II

IMPLICATIONS OF THE MODIFIED/ AMENDED VAT ACT 2012: What is...

Farmers in a price-trap: A year-long phenomenon

If there was any doubt that farmers in Bangladesh are...

The new VAT Act: A compromise outcome – I

In the FY2019/20 budget speech, the Minister of Finance announced...

Translating ambition to action

In less than 10 days, countries from around the planet...

Robert Mugabe and his legacy: A mixed one

Robert Mugabe died on September 06 in Singapore after a...

An update on the Gulf situation

As of now two opposing coalitions in the Middle East...

Special Economic Zones in Bangladesh: A reappraisal of approaches

Very prudently the government has adopted the policy of developing...