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Leave education alone

Leave education alone

Editorial

Sun, Jun 4 2017

A flat tax this regressive, at the end of the day, only hurts the less well off

It’s all about the experimentation...

It’s all about the experimentation...

Business Tribune

Sat, Jun 3 2017

'Vast numbers, nearly all in fact, of these experiments fail. Four out of five new businesses cease to...

Who is this budget for?

Who is this budget for?

The proposed budget is in desperate need of direction

FBCCI urges to withdraw all excise duty...

FBCCI urges to withdraw all excise duty...

Economy

Sat, Jun 3 2017

The apex trade body also urged the government to withdraw VAT on English medium school tuition fees,...

Selling air

Selling air

Ekram Kabir , Ekram Kabir

Fri, Jun 2 2017

The future will be completely connected

Bracing for the VAT

Bracing for the VAT

Editorial

Thu, Jun 1 2017

The government should find better alternatives for raising revenue for the country -- ones that do not...

The road ahead is green

The road ahead is green

Editorial

Wed, May 31 2017

This is a major step in getting back the attention of global brands and retailers which had turned away...

Young and hopeful

Young and hopeful

Editorial

Mon, May 29 2017

We need to understand and value the young people of this country, and ensure that we work together to...

Rising out of the ashes

Rising out of the ashes

Muhammad Zamir

Sat, May 27 2017

We have the political will necessary to overcome challenges to RMG

The way to more jobs

The way to more jobs

Editorial

Tue, May 23 2017

The availability of better and more employment opportunities is absolutely vital to the lives of the...

We are moving forward

We are moving forward

Muhammad Zamir

Sat, May 20 2017

Bangladesh has managed to adjust to, and, in many ways, perform remarkably well in spite of changing...

Can Bangladesh and Turkey be...

Can Bangladesh and Turkey be...

Zahirul Quddus , Md Mushfiquzzaman

Fri, May 19 2017

There’s plenty of potential here

What the new VAT law means for us

What the new VAT law means for us

Mamun Rashid , Mamun Rashid

Mon, May 8 2017

With the new VAT law, Digital Bangladesh doesn’t seem that distant anymore.

From rags to riches

From rags to riches

Editorial

Thu, May 4 2017

If foreign buyers wish to act fair, they need to first play fair. They need to make sure that our RMG...

The view from the summit

The view from the summit

What’s in store for ASEAN?

No free lunch

No free lunch

M Shamsul Haque

Wed, May 3 2017

Bangladesh is not alone in practicing deficit financing

Can you see the cracks?

Can you see the cracks?

Shuprova Tasneem , Shuprova Tasneem

Tue, Apr 25 2017

We cannot continue to ignore the voices of those who contribute so much to the economy

We are learning from our mistakes

We are learning from our mistakes

Opinion

Sun, Apr 23 2017

If the Rana Plaza collapse has shown us anything, it is that we as a nation can come together, and can...

Special economic zones can help us meet...

Special economic zones can help us meet...

Editorial

Fri, Apr 21 2017

Hitting all of our economic targets is a tall order, but it can be done -- the answer lies in the setting...

A friend in Bhutan

A friend in Bhutan

Editorial

Thu, Apr 20 2017

Bangladesh has much to learn from Bhutan -- its emphasis on happiness is a wonderful concept that economists...

How we can manage the budget

How we can manage the budget

Mamun Rashid , Mamun Rashid

Thu, Apr 20 2017

Here are 11 steps to consider