What is the future of the RMG industry post pandemic?

The RMG sector, which earns over 80% of the total foreign currencies for Bangladesh and employs over 4 million people, is now battling against the ongoing pandemic.

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Will rawhides be wasted this year also?

Around 50 per cent of the rawhides Bangladesh produces a year come during every Eid-ul-Azha, when around 1 crore animals are sacrificed at a time.

No safety regulations as people try to avail daily essentials at low prices

Crowds of hundreds of people were seen in front of Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) trucks in Rampura area of the capital, to avail daily necessities at low prices.

How does money become "black money"?

“Black money” -- a term that blows up every budget season, a color that you cannot see, but still somehow is allowed to be “whitened”.

Smartphone sector in the past year and in budget 2020-2021

Mobile phone and device manufacturing sector has grown exponentially in Bangladesh keeping pace with the growth of the ICT sector in the country. But this sector has also been a victim of the...

Impact of coronavirus on foreign investment and National Budget 2021-22

​The national budget is once again upon us. This year, the government is going to place the annual budget for 2021-22 fiscal year when the Covid-19 pandemic is taking a toll on the national economy...

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

What is the future of the RMG industry post pandemic?

The RMG sector, which earns over 80% of the total foreign currencies for Bangladesh and employs over 4 million people, is now battling against the ongoing pandemic.

July 17, 2021
July 17, 2021

Will rawhides be wasted this year also?

Around 50 per cent of the rawhides Bangladesh produces a year come during every Eid-ul-Azha, when around 1 crore animals are sacrificed at a time.

July 6, 2021
July 6, 2021

No safety regulations as people try to avail daily essentials at low prices

Crowds of hundreds of people were seen in front of Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) trucks in Rampura area of the capital, to avail daily necessities at low prices.

June 4, 2021
June 4, 2021

Budget 2021-22 cartoons

​As per its tradition, The Daily Star has printed a number of cartoons about the budget. Star Multimedia presents an assortment of these cartoons for the 2021-22 budget.

June 4, 2021
June 4, 2021

The people neglected in the budget

Despite the allocation of over Tk 107.6 billion for social security, the budget failed to become a refuge to the people with desperate needs, struggles and dreams.

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Budget 2021-22: what do the people think?

Budget of fiscal year 2021-22 was proposed today, and it will determine the economic future of Bangladesh and its people.

May 28, 2021
May 28, 2021

How does money become "black money"?

“Black money” -- a term that blows up every budget season, a color that you cannot see, but still somehow is allowed to be “whitened”.

May 24, 2021
May 24, 2021

Smartphone sector in the past year and in budget 2020-2021

Mobile phone and device manufacturing sector has grown exponentially in Bangladesh keeping pace with the growth of the ICT sector in the country. But this sector has also been a victim of the...

May 22, 2021
May 22, 2021

Impact of coronavirus on foreign investment and National Budget 2021-22

​The national budget is once again upon us. This year, the government is going to place the annual budget for 2021-22 fiscal year when the Covid-19 pandemic is taking a toll on the national economy...

May 1, 2021
May 1, 2021

2.45 crore new poor in the country, who is responsible?

The economic shock induced by the pandemic has pushed 2.45 crore people into poverty in one year. The Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC) and the Brac Institute of Governance and...