Thursday, May 24, 2018

The Philippines' Chinese invaders

| By and Anne-Marie Slaughter and Purple Romero
Ironic. That is how Sultan Abdul Hamidullah Atar described the planned rehabilitation of Marawi, the capital of Lanao del Sur province on the Philippine island of Mindanao, a

Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal

| By and Dr N C Bhowmik
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi prayed at a renowned Hindu Temple with his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli as he started a visit aiming to reset strengthen

Dhaka must rethink Rohingya strategy

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The Bollywood actor and Unicef Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra notes that the future of the Rohingya children now in Bangladesh looks bleak. The ordeal of having to leave

Bad warnings have bad consequences

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It is a sign of bad behavior when leaders of one country serve warnings on the leaders of another. In modern history, we have had rather too many

Modern-day slavery continues unabated in Middle East

| By and Mafizul Huq
Some Bangladeshi housemaids who used to work in Saudi Arabia came back home recently to tell their harrowing tales as to how they got abused emotionally and physically
Modern-day slavery continues unabated in Middle East

Lord Carlile and his visa

| By and Nadeem Qadir
A lot of hullaballoo is taking place over a controversial British lawyer named Lord Carlile, triggered by the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). The BNP has reacted to
Lord Carlile and his visa

Emphasize the justice system, not 'gunfights'

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We share the feelings of citizens and rights groups who have expressed their concerns over the extrajudicial killings taking place in recent times. And we do so because

Diplomacy has no place for cowboys

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No one ever said Donald Trump understood foreign policy. Indeed, there was a general feeling in the United States in 2016, as Trump and other politicians took to

Future of higher education in Bangladesh

| By and Dr Forqan Uddin Ahmed
The current education system in the country is becoming outdated. Due to technological advances, traditional ways of doing business is also changing. This means students now need to
Future of higher education in Bangladesh

A peaceful revolution in Malaysia

| By and Richard Javad Heydarian
On May 9, Malaysia shocked the world via a stunning electoral outcome that saw a nonagenarian return to power. Similar to the Brexit vote and the 2016 US
A peaceful revolution in Malaysia

Industry's contribution to GDP must increase

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There is no denying the fact that Bangladesh, ever since it achieved independence, has walked a long way in terms of development of its industrial sector.

Heal underfed public universities

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Bangladesh has stepped into a new phase of education which chiefly relies on modern technology and improved logistic support. In this very new phase, what we currently see

Cultural diversity promotes development

| By and Dr Siddhartha Shankar Joarder
A bizarre but very common belief seems to sit that diversity thwarts development and these two terms might have been oddly related. It is also predisposed that the
Cultural diversity promotes  development

Initial coin scams

| By and Nouriel Roubini
Initial coin offerings have become the most common way to finance cryptocurrency ventures, of which there are now nearly 1,600 and rising. In exchange for your dollars, pounds,
Initial coin scams

Of drivers, pedestrians and policemen

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Readers may have noticed a picture on the front page of this newspaper yesterday. It is one that we come across nearly every day and yet it worries

Pinky returns from Saudi Arabia

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Sheuly Akhter Pinky has returned from Dammam, Saudi Arabia. On arrival at Hazrat Shahjalal Airport, she broke into tears when she saw her father. Her story then unfolded:

Evaluation of Chinese multi-party political system

| By and M S Siddiqui
China has a Multi-Party political system having Communist Party of China and eight political parties other than the CPC. These eight parties are established before the founding of

Labor's racism trap

| By and Ian Buruma
When the right accuses the left of anti-Semitism, there must be something curious going on. After all, Jew-hatred historically has been a right-wing pathology. But in Britain, Conservative

Police attitude to media must change

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When a large number of journalists stayed away from the iftar hosted by Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Friday, the message was loud and clear. It was this ---

Heritage and a royal marriage

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Tradition, as the people and ruling classes of the United Kingdom have always demonstrated, remains alive and kicking in the country. The marriage of Prince Harry

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