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Onion, medicine and consumers' woes  

The annual turnover of the country's pharmaceutical industry is now over Tk 200 billion. It may not take a long time for the industry to double its turnover the way the prices of drugs and medicines have been rising unabatedly....

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How to realise the dream of universal health coverage  

With its health sector still remaining in the doldrums, Bangladesh,...

Curbing NPL through modernisation of loan operation

The recently published Bangladesh Bank's (BB) quarterly report reveals that...

Changing face of 'addas' in cyber age  

We live in an age when people are alienated from...

Trade diversification: Sustainable export-led growth

Bangladesh is experiencing an era of growth fuelled by strong...

Rejuvenating employment growth

Unemployment situation in Bangladesh has become a challenge for the...

A larger health budget essential

Bangladesh has much to celebrate on this day, December 12,...

Food 'crisis' despite self-sufficiency, high growth!  

The surge in onion prices could have been considered a...

Into the land of endless possibilities

AI, IoT, cloud and various other innovative services have been...

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Onion shortage and market failure

Onion price spirals have been a cri de coeur for quite some time from all quarters. The persistence of price spirals and unabated price hike of onions has increasingly becoming an obvious fallout of what we in economics call a market failure. Market failure is an economic term that references...

Slow moving rickshaws choking traffic  

SLOW-MOVING and manually driven rickshaws are a cause for traffic...