Md Fazlur Rahman

May 21, 2021
May 21, 2021

Scope To Legalise Black Money Indefinitely: Kamal’s plan draws flak from economists

Economists yesterday lambasted Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal for his plan to allow the black money whitening opportunity as long as undeclared liquidity exists in the country.

May 12, 2021
May 12, 2021

Put fight against Covid at the heart of budget: economists

Rapid coronavirus vaccination, upgrading the creaking health system and expanding social protection should be the focus of the upcoming budget to bring the crisis under control, economists said.

April 14, 2021
April 14, 2021

Another bitter Baishakh for sweet shops

Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla calendar, is the busiest day for sweet makers in Bangladesh as customers throng outlets to buy delicious items.

March 29, 2021
March 29, 2021

WB now doubles GDP growth forecast

The World Bank has more than doubled its gross domestic product (GDP) growth prediction for Bangladesh for the current fiscal year as the economy shows signs of recovery.

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

50 years of Bangladesh: From empty coffers to hope, cheers

The state coffer was empty after Bangladesh’s nine-month-long Liberation War. Poverty, hunger, natural disasters, famine, crumbling infrastructure, political turmoil, and coups in the first decade...

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

Daunting challenges ahead

Bangladesh needs to improve infrastructure and standard of education, equip the youth population with market-oriented skills and uproot corruption to become a high-income country, experts say.

March 10, 2021
March 10, 2021

Time to invest in Bangladesh as economy is set to grow faster

Bangladesh has a golden opportunity to strengthen its economic ties with neighbouring countries and forge greater integration with regional and sub-regional blocs to boost exports and accelerate...

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

From ruin to revival

A year ago on this day the government confirmed the maiden positive case of the coronavirus disease in Bangladesh, roughly three months after its outbreak in China.

March 7, 2021
March 7, 2021

People’s mobility surpasses pre-pandemic levels

People’s mobility has reached the pre-pandemic level in Bangladesh, according to a new Google report, although the coronavirus pandemic is still prevailing in the country.

February 24, 2021
February 24, 2021

Spotify set to come to Bangladesh

Streaming platform Spotify has announced that it is going to launch its operations in Bangladesh as it embarked on a sweeping expansion to add more than 80 new markets and bring the service to over...