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The Financial Express

Understanding economic dynamics from an in-depth perspective

Writing a book encompassing a period of five decades of...

Can we deal with a corona-time earthquake?

Intermittent mild earthquakes shaking parts of Chattogram and Dhaka about...

Shahid bhai was a dependable leader

Shahiduzzaman Khan, who we called Shahid bhai, was a soft...

Madrid’s Zidane, Zidane’s Madrid

The second spell of Zidane with the Los Blancos has...

Putting women at the centre of Asia's pandemic recovery

Even before the pandemic, women in Asia and the Pacific...

Why have bankruptcies fallen during the pandemic?

The number of bankruptcies fell in 2020 in many countries....

Ensuring accountability through transparency in public expenditure in health sector

Governments around the world are playing a crucial role in...

Despite massive losses, Palestinians have altered the course of history

The 'Palestinian Revolt of 2021' will go down in history...

Measuring the economy: A fixation on economic growth

Since the end of the World War II, the concept...

Pandemic fight — the case of Icddr,b

The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken lives of people, communities, organisations...

Pharmaceutical mailbox patents and LDC graduation

Bangladesh, a least developed country (LDC), possesses a vibrant US$2...

Chinese economic recovery bolstered in Q1

In the first quarter of this year, Covid-19 pandemic curbing...

MeToo Movement and The Sisyphus among us

According to the statistics of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative,...

An ode to Niloufer Manzur: A pioneer of education in Bangladesh

May 26, 2020, was a dark day for many of...

What is driving the growth of green and social finance?

There is evidence of a positive link between sustainable behaviour...

Skilling the migrant workforce

Labour migration has been integral to the economic and social...

Truce brings hope to Palestinians

It was announced near midnight in the early hours of...

Checking the receipts from pandemic-related spending

Governments around the world are playing a crucial role in...

Reverse charge mechanism to fight VAT fraud

Generally, the suppliers of goods or services are liable to...

Chinese envoy's comment: Public spat and public diplomacy

The recent comment by the Chinese Ambassador Li Jiming that...

Gaza, apartheid Israel and the last stand of settler colonialism

The current crisis of Palestine/Israel deepens and widens as casualties...

Gaza 2021 & Israel's crime: An apartheid déjà vu

In 2019, I wrote a piece for Al Jazeera, in...

Covid-19 in the second year -- breeds hope and despair

Covid-19 is now in the second year wrecking havoc on...