The unnatural rate of joblessness

Why is unemployment so low in countries where inflation remains...

The US plutocracy's war on sustainable development

The US plutocracy has declared war on sustainable development. Billionaires...

Initial Coin Offerings: A new way to raise money

An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is utilised by new businesses...

Looking forward to a new global compact on safe, orderly migration

At this crucial juncture of international migration, where numerous push...

Mobile finance - a new challenge for banks

No one can deny the fact that something big is...

Mbappe, the golden boy of 2017

The football world is dominated by renowned stars such as...

P2p lending: A bridge between extremes

Traditionally when someone needs money, they approach a bank for...

Japan's resurrection faces China's

That the 'sun rises in the east' and Japan being...

The gaps in urbanisation need filling in

Dhaka, the city we live in, have grown with, and...

New contradiction reflects people's aspirations in China for better life

Early in the 1980s, the whole nation was under a...

Learning from Martin Luther about technological disruption

Five hundred years ago this week, a little-known priest and...

Promoting financial integrity and financial inclusion

Together with financial stability, financial integrity and consumer protection, financial...

The transformative power of Africa's Youth

A few years ago, during a conversation with young people...

Trump will visit Asia when China is rising and North Korea intransigent

Donald Trump will undertake his first visit to Asia, as...

China's contradictions: On a path to a New Normal

China's quinquennial Communist Party congresses are that rare event where...

Modernising the tax system, making it taxpayer-friendly

There is general perception that the existing Income Tax regulations...

Making cyclone-preparedness as November approaches

Inattention at repairing and constructing embankments by the relevant government...

Spain and the devolving state  

It seems the historical turn to dismantle the state is...

Rethinking about robotics as Sophia gets Saudi citizenship

Sophia is a new Saudi citizen. She is not like...

The quest for national rejuvenation in China

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China,...

How likely is flooding in 2018?

Some readers will be a little surprised to read this...

Good tidings from Palestine

Goods news has been emanating from war-torn Middle East. Fatah...

Winning the war over trade

Trade is more contentious now than it has been for...