Aftermath of the Doha Round

For all practical purposes the world has moved away from...

The mixed legacy of Karl Marx in the 21st century

The 200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx (1818-1883) comes at...

Increasing vulnerability of the oceanic ecosystem

Since the beginning of industrial revolution, consumerist attitude in human...

Entrepreneurial ecosystem needs improvement

Bangladesh achieved the lower middle income country status in 2015,...

Kim-Moon summit - a preview of Korean peace

World attention was focused during the last days of the...

bKash-Alipay strategic partnership -- an inspiration to start-up businesses

Media outlets which report on business and economic developments across...

Green investment initiatives on the rise

It is essential that the country's banks and financial institutions...

OIC foreign ministers' two-day meet: Focus on regional common market

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is the second largest...

Accidents on roads, highways

Lives are being lost one after another in road accidents....

Towards a rebirth of Bangladesh cinema

Over the last few years, there were apparent signs of...

Ensuring accountability in education

Education is a shared responsibility; and accountability is obviously a...

PM Hasina's pitch for women's empowerment

The Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited Sydney (26-28 April) at...

All's quiet on the German front, not so the French

There's a refreshing youthfulness in Mr. Emmanuel Macron. As refreshing...

'Uber-Pathao' ride-share's impact on Dhaka

App-based ride-share services, including Uber, Pathao and the like, are...

The champion of the 'have-nots'

"It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because...

The terrible tentacles of the Yaba scourge

Perhaps there are few countries in the world where the...

Authoritarian governments tighten grip on press freedom

The 25th celebration of World Press Freedom Day will be...

Trade deepening as the economy grows: A policy perspective

The gross domestic product (GDP), export and import of goods...

Motorbike hazard on Dhaka roads

I  am writing this piece seeking the indulgence of the...

Air cargo and Bangladesh's export trade

After a two-year suspension of direct Dhaka-London air cargo flights,...

Leveraging low carbon economy

Modern industrial economy started its journey with the burning of...

Was it only a familiarisation trip?

New Indian Foreign Secretary (FS) Bijay Keshav Gokhale completed a...

Problems getting compounded in financial sector

The decisions of the government that came to light after...