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What if you’re a Syrian now?

What if you’re a Syrian now?

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Sat, Jun 8 2013

This is a bad time to be a Syrian. Will the two sides tearing your country apart meet in Geneva to...

A decade of government spending

A decade of government spending

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Sat, Jun 8 2013

Every Bangladeshi wants to know if her country is becoming wealthier, if her government spends within...

Trends, transitions and the budget

Trends, transitions and the budget

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Sat, Jun 8 2013

Care will be needed to see the budget through political phases The proposed budget for 2013-14 is strategically...

Is Ashraful the scapegoat?

Is Ashraful the scapegoat?

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Sat, Jun 8 2013

Ashraful made a mistake, but to truly understand venality in sports the behind-the-game machinations...

How should the US react to Rana...

How should the US react to Rana...

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Sat, Jun 8 2013

‘Bangladesh has a long way to go in creating a friendlier culture for workers’  ...

Implementation is the key

Implementation is the key

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Thu, Jun 6 2013

The problem is not the budget itself, it is in seeing it through

An unrealistic budget?

An unrealistic budget?

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Thu, Jun 6 2013

What the numbers really mean The finance minister unveiled the last budget of this government’s...

Golden opportunity to end standoff with...

Golden opportunity to end standoff with...

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Thu, Jun 6 2013

The west despairs, but these Iranian elections offer a chance to revive a grand nuclear bargain The...

The People's Republic of

The People's Republic of

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Thu, Jun 6 2013

When coming back to Gulshan from the airport, we often take a detour through a posh residential area...

Weighing pragmatism against...

Weighing pragmatism against...

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Thu, Jun 6 2013

In an interview with the Dhaka Tribune, the former finance adviser talks about budget-related decision...

Fighting on a sinking ship

Fighting on a sinking ship

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Thu, Jun 6 2013

When will they reconsider their priorities? The country has experienced an obtrusive amount of...

Popular economics, unpopular...

Popular economics, unpopular...

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Thu, Jun 6 2013

Economic gains are being increasingly shadowed by political failures. We can only wish they come to...

What about the rest of us?

What about the rest of us?

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Thu, Jun 6 2013

The hartals do our country more harm than good Most of us know that nationwide strikes (locally...

Turkey: A renewal, not a spring

Turkey: A renewal, not a spring

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Thu, Jun 6 2013

The events of the past few days do not mean Erdogan has to resign - but he ought to try to be a force...

Waste not, want not

Waste not, want not

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Tue, Jun 4 2013

The problem of wastage in the global food system must be addressed The theme set for for World...

Changing the policy paradigm

Changing the policy paradigm

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Tue, Jun 4 2013

Pakistan must change its outlook The continuing violence and persisting danger of an economic meltdown...

The importance of analogies

The importance of analogies

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Tue, Jun 4 2013

Five simple analogies for entrepreneurs Bangladesh has a great entrepreneurial spirit. The spirit...

Lessons for Tarique

Lessons for Tarique

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Tue, Jun 4 2013

Will Tarique face justice and come out as a leader? Tarique Rahman is widely perceived as the...

Spare the rod and teach the child

Spare the rod and teach the child

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Tue, Jun 4 2013

Corporal punishment for children is wrong, unnecessary and without justification Subjecting children...

The role of the global community

The role of the global community

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Tue, Jun 4 2013

Syrian President Bashar a-Assad is still taking decisive action as global community discusses grand...

Spanning the generations

Spanning the generations

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Tue, Jun 4 2013

The golden thread of relationship between grandfather and grandsons Our son Razin married a Japanese...