Conversations

Diversify exports, create conditions for FDI: European Union

  The European Union (EU) continues to be a strong partner of Bangladesh for over 40 years. So far, the EU has played a significant role in Bangladesh’s journey to progressively elevate itself from a war-torn country to a country of Thursday, February 1st, 2018

‘MSRS to introduce country’s first Gyrocopter by this year’ -Yves Marre

  French entrepreneur, inventor and adventurer Yves Marre is consistently proving to be a genuine friend of Bangladesh (and a real committed Bangladeshi citizen himself as our HPM granted him the Bangladeshi Citizenship). This time, he has strived, through his position Thursday, January 25th, 2018

“I have great hope for the future of Bangladesh” – Senator Hatch

  Born in Pittsburgh on 22 March 1934, Orrin Grant Hatch of Salt Lake City, Utah is the longest-serving Republican Senator in the history of the United States. Just recently Hatch announced his retirement after serving the Senate seven terms. Orrin Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Future success requires competitive youth force

  Former BGMEA president Anwar-Ul-Alam Chowdhury Parvez certainly thinks so   Doing business will no longer remain an easy task in Bangladesh. The first generation of the businessmen was not faced with the kind of challenges that younger generations will have to cope Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

‘Optimistic about economic opportunities in Bangladesh’

  Swiss Ambassador Holenstein begins Bangladesh journey with three priorities.   There is hardly another country with as many museums per person as Switzerland. Switzerland is also a country of music lovers, a fact which is reflected in the many clubs, festivals and Thursday, November 9th, 2017

The right man for the job

  The importance of Chartered Accountants has been increasing enormously amid growing importance of trade and industry along with gradual expansion of capital and money markets in a country like Bangladesh. Today, Chartered Accountancy (CA) has emerged as a unique profession.   The Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Giving Capitalism a Social Conscience

  For more than 40 years, Muhammad Yunus, the Bangladeshi founder of the Grameen Bank and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, has been asserting that the most powerful way to eradicate poverty is to unleash the untapped entrepreneurial capacity Thursday, October 19th, 2017

A world in peril: an interview with Noam Chomsky

  (This is the 2nd and concluding part of the interview appeared in Issue 14 of Dhaka Courier)   DB: Trump’s first foreign trip was to Saudi Arabia. What significance do you see in that, and what does it mean for broader Middle Thursday, October 19th, 2017

A world in peril: an interview with Noam Chomsky

  David Barsamian (DB): You have spoken about the difference between Trump’s buffoonery, which gets endlessly covered by the media, and the actual policies he is striving to enact, which receive less attention. Do you think he has any coherent economic, Thursday, October 12th, 2017

‘Repatriation is the best option’: Swiss ambassador for humanitarian aid after visiting the camps.

  With more than half a million Rohingyas now in Bangladesh, the international agencies and partners are working on several fronts to support and protect them to avoid second wave of disaster - outbreak of various diseases. “You’ve three solutions (for this Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
  • National
  • International