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Energy security: Internal dimensions

Energy security, as defined by the International Energy Agency (IEA)...

Rising global financial risks: Key issues for Bangladesh

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has already pointed out a...

Of deaths and the power to overcome grief

Notwithstanding the fact that the dictates of nature are irreversible,...

Matching economic success with flourishing of democracy

By all accounts Bangladesh has done exceptionally well over the...

Demoralising democracy: Role of economic competition

Roman Krznaric is not the only one worried about democracy...

Pahela Baishakh : Let old memories fade away

It's again time to leave the past behind and welcome...

Message from the country's latest trade policy review in WTO

The fifth trade policy review of Bangladesh was carried out...

Coping with Dhaka's water crisis

The full Bangla season of summer has overtaken the country....

China-US trade negotiations: Damage control or frontier-breaking?

Donald J. Trump may be both rolling and reeling at...

AI strategy: Addressing country-specific issues

As scope for application of artificially intelligent (AI) machines in...

Standby LCs: Banks need to develop cetralised expert teams

Evergreen Standby LC bears a very critical risk of receiving...

Civil society leaders meet amid protests, attacks on rights

Amid rising attacks on rights campaigners, and mass protests in...

Brexit bailout: 'Bad' Friday forthcoming?

Jeff Bezos's record "divorce bill" last week is being threatened...

VAT: Treading softly

Finance Minister A H M Kamal has taken the surprise...

Vision 2041: Alignment with other macro plans

The year 2008 is an important landmark in the planning...

Belt and Road initiative: Bangladesh perspective

One of the recent initiatives that warrants heightened attention and...

Has privatisation benefitted the public?

In most cases of privatisation, some outcomes benefit some, which...

Sexual health issue of urban youths

Gone are the days when parents or other guardians in...

Syrian quagmire: From deconstruction to despair

No country has suffered more from the aftermath of Arab...

A friend, philosopher and guide for Bangladesh

"A drop of ink makes millions think." I am told...

Linking insurance with microfinance could ensure greater financial inclusion

Financial Inclusion (FI) has for long been an important element...

World condemns Trump's recognition of Golan Heights as part of Israel

In a contentious foreign policy move and violating UN mandates,...

Wealth inequality: Property tax can close the gap

Inequality in the current global economic system is inevitable. As...