Trump's policy in Asia

After President Trump's abandonment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) which excluded China, his Asia policy advisers came up with a very hot new idea to extend US reach even beyond the Pacific. The policy was dubbed as "Indo-Pacific''.  Indo-Pacific looked...

Dynamics of engineering jobs, evolving competence needs

Often wealth creation capacity of a country is linked to...

Resolving the 'connectedness' crisis

Bangladesh's pathetic placement in the 2018 Global Connectedness Index (GCI:...

Tapping the potential of BCIM-EC

The Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar economic corridor (BCIM-EC) is a sub-regional initiative, earlier...

The ethos of February within our socio-cultural horizon

The much awaited month of February marks for all of...

The other side of integration  

There was a time when an almost sneering view was...

Agribusiness is the problem, not the solution

For two centuries, all too many discussions about hunger and...

A bright future for Africa's girls

Education gives young people the tools they need - from...

Rationalising tax provisions on amortisation

The country's investment promotion agency -- the Bangladesh Investment Development...

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Cyber security: The Malware threat

A UK-based research body, Comparitech, has published the findings of their study on cyber security of 60 countries. In Comparitech's Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI), Bangladesh was ranked as the sixth least cyber secure country in the world. Given the government's vision to achieve a 'Digital Bangladesh' by the year 2021,...

Slow moving rickshaws choking traffic  

SLOW-MOVING and manually driven rickshaws are a cause for traffic...