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Corruption: Causes and its consequences for the economy

Bangladesh, Feb. 16 -- Corruption has been around the globe for a very long time and it will be around in the future unless governments and organisations can figure out effec-tive ways to combat it. ... Read More


SDG 16: Promoting just, peaceful and inclusive societies

Bangladesh, Feb. 9 -- The UN Sustainable Development Goal number 16 aims to 'Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective... Read More


Social health approach against drug abuse

Bangladesh, Feb. 2 -- Initiatives are on to revamp the way the scourge of drug addiction and abuse is countered, with emphasis to move away from mere punitive action under the criminal justice system.... Read More


Development, foreign assistance, foreign loans, FDI, public debt

Bangladesh, Dec. 30 -- Bangladesh has been regarded from the beginning as a test case for development. In October 1974, the Bangladesh Aid Group was established under the aegis of the World Bank, with... Read More


Zakat for social and economic growth

Bangladesh, Dec. 22 -- The concept and the practice of zakat is very comprehensive in the many ways that it can assist the poor, those facing risks as well as the destitute in a society. The practice ... Read More


The state of achieving economic emancipation

Bangladesh, Dec. 16 -- Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibor Rahman concluded his historic March 07 speech by pronouncing the word 'freedom' twice because he knew that achieving economic emancipation is equally ... Read More


The state of achieving economic emancipation

Bangladesh, Dec. 15 -- Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibor Rahman concluded his historic March 07 speech by pronouncing the word 'freedom' twice because he knew that achieving economic emancipation is equally ... Read More


SMEs bring vigour to economies

Bangladesh, Dec. 1 -- Traditionally, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are known as the backbone of national economies and their vital significance for sustainable and viable economic developm... Read More


Cash waqf as an approach to philanthropy

Bangladesh, Nov. 24 -- Cash waqf, is categorised as a special type of endowment which is different from the ordinary real estate waqf. Its original capital, asl al-mal or corpus consists, fully or par... Read More


Introducing a pro-taxpayer revenue regime

Bangladesh, Nov. 17 -- Establishing a pro-taxpayer environment in an emerging economy like Bangladesh where tax-GDP ratio is hovering around 10-11 per cent, requires a very close review of existing ru... Read More