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The Financial Express

Self interests vs collective interests  

Social media are exposing at least one unsocial aspect of...

Development challenges call for unified approach

Developing countries like Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Indonesia are facing...

Hopes in new fibre from plastic wastes  

It has been discovered that the bane of plastic wastes...

Developing defence against childhood cancer  

Childhood cancer devastates families. With parents now mostly opting for...

Trump's impeachment: Realpolitik triumphs

The first week of February has seen President Donald Trump...

China says coronavirus curbs start to work

The number of new coronavirus cases in China fell on...

Deadly fires: The bane of Dhaka  

Few cities, even the poorer or developing ones, witness so...

Getting carbon border taxes right

A time-honoured but often problematic practice in basic welfare economics...

Replacing public buses  

A lot has been discussed about the terrible condition of...

Rice prices: Confusions abound  

At least four developments marked this year's Aman rice production...

Pop goes the weasel

Just as the 2008-11 Great Recession inflicted a mortal blow...

Of readers, birth of books and their future

To quote the Jibanananda Das, not everyone is a poet....

Trump emboldened by impeachment saga  

The framers of the United States Constitution empowered Congress to...

Intellectual property raises costs of living

Patents, a form of intellectual property rights (IPRs), are believed...

Data protection is rising on the agenda globally

In the age of information and communication technologies, the flow...

Solving half the problem

A year after assumption of office by the finance minister,...

The unlettered need basic health education  

Basic health education for all still leaves much to be...

Intellectuals' strength, their dishonesty  

The nation is set to celebrate in next year the...

Practice of citizens' engagement in public service delivery

Citizens play a critical role in advocating and helping to...

Encroachment of foot overbridge  

That footpaths in Dhaka are encroached upon despite occasional eviction...

Trump's Middle East peace plan has generated controversy rather than hope

The long-awaited US Middle East peace plan was released on...

WTO faces no existential crisis

Contrary to a popular belief, the World Trade Organisation (WTO)...

Commuting to Dhaka -- the options

As Dhaka gets busier and continues to be filled with...