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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...

In harmony with Nature  

That a woman feeds a baby animal is a rare...

Unemployment: Who will bear the cost of skill-set development?

According to the latest labour force survey, at least 4.31...

Xi Jinping reenacts 'ping-pong diplomacy' at G-20 Summit!

One needs to re-visit the G-20 Summit, an annual meeting...

Repairing disaster-stricken schools    

Apart from homesteads, crop fields and different rural structures, there's...

Greek politics back to square one: Bucking the broader trend in Europe

The July 07 election in Greece saw the centre-right opposition...

Driving on the wrong side reflects a social disorder  

On an average, some 50 motorists are sued every hour...

WHAT AMERICA NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND ABOUT CAPITALISM

The candidates in the 2020 US presidential race are proposing...

A stubborn mismatch  

Much to the disappointment of the policymakers, the country's stock...

Trump instigating war against Iran

The protracted wars in Syria and Yemen have divided Middle...

Savings tools vs monetary policy management

The government's net borrowing from state-owned savings instruments registered a...

Planned industrialisation for urban resilience  

The No.11 point of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) makes...

Facebook and friends threaten to Libralise the world

On 17 June, a Facebook white paper proposed a new...