Syed Mansur Hashim | The Daily Star
  • Syed Mansur Hashim

    Assistant Editor, The Daily Star

  • Making our cities shine

    While many of us lament on how our cities are increasingly overpopulated and how run down services are, the global trend points to
  • Water that kills

    Contaminated drinking water is a major cause of deaths globally. Last week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) unveiled the report “UN Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking Water (GLAAS) 2017” which charts out the water and sanitation situation in 75 countries, and the news is not good.
  • Hacking is serious business

    The internet has become an indispensible part of our lives. It's not just about sending an email. We surf it for banking transactions, online shopping, booking accommodation, entertainment, sharing our holiday pictures on social media sites like Facebook, etc.
  • Pollution plays havoc with children's health!

    Thanks to the World Health Organisation (WHO), we now have a clearer picture of what indoor and outdoor pollution is doing to our children's health.
  • Asia's massive infrastructure gap

    Asia is suffering from a USD 26 trillion infrastructure gap that threatens future growth. That is the subject matter of a recent report titled "Meeting Asia's Infrastructure Needs" by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).