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Curbing NPL through modernisation of loan operation

The recently published Bangladesh Bank's (BB) quarterly report reveals that...

Changing face of 'addas' in cyber age  

We live in an age when people are alienated from...

Trade diversification: Sustainable export-led growth

Bangladesh is experiencing an era of growth fuelled by strong...

Climate Summit kicks off, caught between realism and hope

Tens of thousands of delegates from state parties began working...

Innovation myth and loss of opportunity for policy delay

It's been a decade since Digital Bangladesh was proclaimed and...

Onion crisis: Short-sightedness of authorities, businesspeople  

Crisis of onion is neither new in Bangladesh, nor is...

What kind of capitalism do we want?

What kind of capitalism do we want? That may be...

Bitcoin is a delusion but Blockchain is ingenious

One of the fascinating technologies of this time is blockchain...

Determining compensation to be paid by the big emitters of carbon

The economics of climate change involves two types of costs...

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Focusing on task-centric skills

Regarding jobs and skills, World Economic Forum says, "The accelerating...

Branding Bangladesh as a tourist destination

The slogan for promotion of tourism was 'Visit Bangladesh before...

Regulating shadow banking: Maximising efficiencies, minimising risks

[Concluding part of a four-part write-up on shadow banking] Mapping...

Onion price hike and market intervention

Consumers have witnessed an abnormal and rapid surge in onion...

Let technology modernise our financial services

Change, especially technological, is a fact of contemporary life. In...

Understanding China's economic miracle

Any balanced assessment of the so-called Chinese economic miracle will...

Leveraging knowledge and leadership for sustainable development

Once, hundreds of miles of power distribution line got installed...

The ocean in us: Ocean action for climate ambition

In just under a month, countries around the world will...

Australian-Bangladesh partnership in agriculture research

Being a low lying deltaic country, Bangladesh is highly vulnerable...

Mind the learning gap  

Despite frequent calls for action to provide universal primary education...

Freedom of expression and thought in the age of the Internet

Analyst Jo Glanville has interestingly observed that "the Internet has...

Will artificial intelligence help resolve the food crisis?

When UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made a global appeal for...

Economics and well-being of retiring in Bangladesh

Retirement decision falls in the study of behavioural economics, which...

Sharing of rents: Challenges towards inclusive development

Many have argued that in order for Bangladesh's recent phenomenal...