Opinion

April 2, 2019
April 2, 2019

A saga of non-compliance

Less than two days after the devastating fire that gutted FR Tower in Banani, city residents woke up to find the DNCC kitchen market had been burnt to the ground.

March 12, 2019
March 12, 2019

Time to improve our logistics potential

A new global report titled “Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index” unveiled a week ago ranks Bangladesh at 39th position out of 50

February 26, 2019
February 26, 2019

Chawkbazar Fire: Confusing comments may compromise findings

According to a report published in this paper on February 24, an industries ministry probe committee has claimed that it found no evidence of a chemical factory or warehouse in the vicinity of the...

February 12, 2019
February 12, 2019

How to make development inclusive

The Centre for Policy Dialogue's (CPD) recent seminar on February 10 brought together policymakers, both present and past, development practitioners and educationists and the focus of the talk...

February 5, 2019
February 5, 2019

Economic diversification key to creating new jobs

As per a report published in The Daily Star on February 4, job creation target under the government's draft report, the Seventh Five

January 29, 2019
January 29, 2019

Protein feed ban must stay

The poultry industry is keen to have the government lift the recent ban on import and sale of meat and bone meal (MBM), a protein concentrate that is used as feed for chickens.

January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019

The poverty we choose to ignore

All the focus of late has been on Bangladesh's upcoming graduation from the group of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to the

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019

Can we live up to that ranking?

According to a new analysis published by the Centre for Economic and Business Research (CEBR), a UK-based Research firm, the country is set to become the 24th largest economy over the next 15 years.

January 8, 2019
January 8, 2019

Transhipment via India: What has changed?

As per a report published in this paper on January 7, Bangladeshi RMG shipment to Europe will be expedited with the “introduction of transhipment facility from Kolkata's Netaji International...

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

RMG in 2018 and what lies ahead

According to a research study published by Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh (PRI), the ready-made garments (RMG) sector has the potential to earn Bangladesh an additional USD 17.4 billion...