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The fight to end violence against women in the Asia-Pacific region  

Parliamentarians met in Laos on July 04-05 to discuss violence...

Puzzling facets of US economy's decade-long growth

This June US economy has marked its decade-long growth which...

Factories relocating from China: Bangladesh’s scope

China, the European Union (EU), Bangladesh and Vietnam were the...

Modi's India and Trump-led Ultra-nationalist Reactionary International  

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi...

Central banks at bay: A looming currency war?  

Time was when members of the blue-ribbon committee of central...

Proactive approach to achieve energy efficiency

Import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to meet growing energy...

Skills development: Making good use of our demographic dividend

Monday, July 15, marks the World Youth Skills Day proclaimed...

Technological advancements in present-day journalism: Prospects and challenges

Journalism has now been going through several major technological changes...

Making the most of the merger between the economic cadre and administrative cadre

Bangladesh Planning Commission, a central planning organisation of the government,...

White paper on black money

Black money is a reality in Bangladesh as in many...

Encroachment of bricks on rural huts

An acquaintance of this scribe was telling him the other...

Effectiveness of Bangladesh Bank's prudential regulations

Prudential regulations provide the framework for ensuring stability and soundness...

Bad news for the world's poorest

The global economic mood is souring. At their meeting in...

Transmission channel of monetary policy in Bangladesh

A central bank is the term often used to describe...

Resuscitating rivers

Is a silver-lining emerging in river preservation? One would hope...

Challenges of integrating blockchain technology into existing systems  

Blockchain is not a complete solution by itself. Rather linking...

How blockchain technology can facilitate supply chain and logistics

[The first of two-part article titled "Driving efficiency in supply...

Policies to avert middle-income trap

With its graduation from the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) group,...

Toward a Euro-Pacific Partnership

Thanks to the efforts of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe,...

How to streamline banks' non-performing assets

Dr. Junaid Kamal Ahmad, a Bangladeshi economist and Country Director...

Facilitation of business through tax measures under the VAT and SD Law

The Value Added Tax (VAT) and Supplementary Duty Act, 2012...

Financialisation undermines real economy

The relationship between finance and the real economy is arguably...

Reducing disaster risks and strengthening resilience of displaced people

Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the...