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COP25 begins today: 5 things to know  

Climate change is happening-the world is already 1.1°C warmer than...

Russia's growing engagement with Africa

Russia's inter-active presence in Syria, Turkey and Iran has drawn...

Earth system alert: We are on the cusp of a dangerous planetary shift

More than 600 cities have announced measures to tackle climate...

Accumulating economic rumbles  

With the Indian economic growth-rate now predicted to slip to...

The psychological map of immigrants

There are many types of Bangladeshi Bengalee immigrants in the...

Businesses have key role in safeguarding human rights

Unanimously endorsed by the UN Human Rights Council in 2011,...

COP 25:  Facing existential crisis of climate change

The 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25) is...

A faux pas!

The Bangladesh Bank, by issuing a circular on November 24,...

Statistics and stories: Time to change the refugee narrative?

When aid agencies appeal for funding to tackle the latest...

Sri Lanka's presidential election brings back a polarising wartime figure

On  November 16, Gotabaya Rajapaksa - who served as defence...

RMG automation: Implications for Bangladesh

Automation has come home, with the time to roost just...

Outward remittance from investment: A legal perspective

Bangladesh is currently experiencing impressive progress in terms of economic...

Shadow banking serves 'social welfare' function in the economy

The growth of the shadow banking is prompted by the...

Palestine issue: Washington enfeebles the two-state solution

It is no surprising that the Trump Administration has now...

The Bolivian coup: A case of lithium regime change

Bolivia is in a state of crisis since President Evo...

Shadow banking: Growing trends and concerns

There are evidences that shadow banking activities have been increasing...

Shadow banks fend for themselves

Although the focus of regulation on shadow banking activities emerged...

Evo Morales: Hero or villain?

To be president in a country like Bolivia might be...

What next for unconventional monetary policies?

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the central bankers' club...

The case for herbal medicines

In the highly industrialised regions of the world, most of...

Involving students in research-based educational planning

Students are the central stakeholder in any education system. However,...

Moral hazard in financial sector

An offender can be punished with a view to having...

The changing face of India

My visit to New Delhi with my family members from...