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Gunboat diplomacy & economic chokepoints

Three straits may hold global economic growth by the scruff...

Aid for Trade lacks transparency

Enhancing trade and developing trade related capacity and infrastructure in...

Promoting investment supportive policies

The government has so far formulated many investment proposals. What...

Nutrition at workplace boosts productivity

A healthy workplace is a prerequisite for health and wellbeing...

Great Britain or Little England?

During the hectic negotiations with European Community (EC), the predecessor...

Social dimensions of government policy  

Bangladesh, in line with other countries at an equivalent stage...

Boris Johnson & 'global Britain': An 'eastern' battle cry

Whether Theresa May's replacement as British Prime Minister this month...

Central VAT registration issues

There are two types of VAT registration-Central registration and Unit...

Dengue wreaking havoc with city life    

The mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) is unwilling...

Think the heatwave was bad? Climate already hitting key tipping points

"Shall we all just kill ourselves?" It was an odd...

Irish PM says hard Brexit would raise issue of Irish unification  

The question of the unification of Ireland and British-ruled Northern...

Mob beating: The faceless monster  

It is in human nature to take extreme positions during...

Horn of Africa drought threatens re-run of famines  

Humanitarian groups and the United Nations are warning of another...

Getting remittance incentive right    

More than three weeks have passed since the national budget...

EFDs at taxpayers' cost?  

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has been trying hard...

Brexit of political libertine Boris

Now that Boris Johnson has achieved his lifetime ambition to...

Capital flight must be stopped at any cost

Money laundering results in flight of funds from the country...

Capitalism needs course correction  

Capitalism as an engine of economic growth faces, of late,...

The poor live complex financial lives

Access to financial services has emerged as a legitimate tool...

WHY STUDY ECONOMICS?

I was watching a speech by Professor Zafar Iqbal at...

It takes listening to children to end violence

We see many challenges that affect children around the world....

Seeking a solution to safe drinking water  

Who does not recognise the necessity for safe drinking water?...

RMG swamped by side-effects

The first of his two-part series entitled Bangladesh, RMG exports...