Bangladesh: 'Weak power' climate-change leader

Alice Baillat, who coined both highlighted title terms in her...

Measuring the Internet for freedom  

Last year, during a wave of deadly political protests in...

Battery technology opening up energy opportunity

To many of us who grew up in rural Bangladesh...

Energising the shipbuilding industry

Shipbuilding has in recent years emerged in Bangladesh as a...

WB's proposal to develop Dhaka eastward - a critique

The World Bank (WB)-sponsored international conference in Dhaka, held on...

Are we comfortably numb about our climate migrants?

Last two weeks had been undoubtedly eventful for all the...

The Sub-continent 70 years after Partition

Gopal Kirshna Gokhale had stated that "Jinnah had true stuff...

Achieving universal healthcare goal

The adage 'health is wealth' or Amartya Sen's seminal remark...

Collapse of the Islamic State: The Jihadi pivot to Asia

As the Islamic State is collapsing in the Middle East,...

Conceptualising "zero-waste city" in the context of Bangladesh

A consumption-driven society produces a large amount of waste. This...

Role of Judiciary in governance and the Social Contract

Will of the people in Bangladesh is continually being ignored....

Fires in garment factories: Role of an emergency action plan

The ready-made garment (RMG) sector in the country is still...

Surviving America's political meltdown

The US is in the midst of a political meltdown,...

Better infrastructure key to poverty reduction

It is estimated that roughly two-thirds of households in Bangladesh...

UN experts deplore conditions of indigenous peoples

A group of United Nations (UN) experts and specialist bodies...

Credit analysts and good corporate governance

Credit analysts have an important role to play in framing...

Coping with extremes of water security — inundation and scarcity

Ferdous Ara Begum Bangladesh is one of the most densely-populated...

A suggested public procurement framework

Md. Abu Sayed Siddique Recent developments in public procurement, development...

The impact of climate change on Sundarbans

Md Rashed Chowdhury Based on the climate model projections, it...

WannaCry - The cyberattack rocking the globe

Prabeer Sarkar It could very well have been a blockbuster...