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Businesses have key role in safeguarding human rights

Unanimously endorsed by the UN Human Rights Council in 2011,...

COP 25:  Facing existential crisis of climate change

The 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25) is...

A faux pas!

The Bangladesh Bank, by issuing a circular on November 24,...

Statistics and stories: Time to change the refugee narrative?

When aid agencies appeal for funding to tackle the latest...

Sri Lanka's presidential election brings back a polarising wartime figure

On  November 16, Gotabaya Rajapaksa - who served as defence...

RMG automation: Implications for Bangladesh

Automation has come home, with the time to roost just...

Outward remittance from investment: A legal perspective

Bangladesh is currently experiencing impressive progress in terms of economic...

Shadow banking serves 'social welfare' function in the economy

The growth of the shadow banking is prompted by the...

Palestine issue: Washington enfeebles the two-state solution

It is no surprising that the Trump Administration has now...

The Bolivian coup: A case of lithium regime change

Bolivia is in a state of crisis since President Evo...

Shadow banking: Growing trends and concerns

There are evidences that shadow banking activities have been increasing...

Shadow banks fend for themselves

Although the focus of regulation on shadow banking activities emerged...

Evo Morales: Hero or villain?

To be president in a country like Bolivia might be...

What next for unconventional monetary policies?

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the central bankers' club...

The case for herbal medicines

In the highly industrialised regions of the world, most of...

Involving students in research-based educational planning

Students are the central stakeholder in any education system. However,...

Moral hazard in financial sector

An offender can be punished with a view to having...

The changing face of India

My visit to New Delhi with my family members from...

Honing innate human skills to slow down robot invasion

At the dawn of the 21st century, we are caught...

Dangers and questions of the Zuckerberg era

There is clearly a need for regulation to reduce the...

The fall of the Berlin Wall and social democracy

It was already clear 30 years ago that the fall...

India opts out RCEP, marches to its own tune

The Summit of the world's largest proposed free trade agreement,...

UNESCO at 74: An overview of its laudable progress

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is now...