Society

Bangladesh: Building resilience in the eye of the storm

  Last segment of a three-part series.   Over the years, Bangladesh has taken major strides to reduce the vulnerability of its people to disasters and climate change. And today, the country is at the forefront in managing disaster risks and building coastal Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Inspiring young tigers: Sharing conservation experiences of Bangladesh and India

  Believing in people is one of the four core values of WildTeam. People especially the youths have always been an integral part of its nature conservation activities. WildTeam’s large group of young employees, tiger conservation volunteers, WildRickshaw Challenge and engaging Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Communism lost in 1989. But capitalism didn’t win

  One need not look farther to understand the failure of the communist system than the demolition of the Berlin wall in 1989. In the same way, one need not look farther to understand the failure of capitalism than the rise Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Is the future of education now?

  Will high resolution pictures and free videos be enough to overcome problems within the global education system?   Apple caused quite a stir in January 2010 when it hosted an education event and claimed to have a solution that could save a Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Child Labour in Bangladesh

  Home to over 4 million child workers, Bangladesh has been the subject of global concern regarding children’s rights and child labour. However, in a place where poverty is an everyday obstacle, it is not possible to abolish the concept of Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Women journos march on, despite misgivings

  Gone are the days when women were hardly seen in Bangladesh's journalism. Now their number is growing fast as more and more girls are taking up the profession breaking all the barriers. Though the girls are taking up journalism with Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Offering a complete package

How GM HOLDINGS LTD’s focus on interior design is setting them miles apart from competition   When we witness someone who tends to construct a house from scratch, it does become apparent that it is a difficult task to look after everything Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Backing third-country resettlement of Rohingya refugees

  How many refugees and asylum seekers a country can host that relies upon its GDP (Gross Domestic Product) per capita, population size, total land area, and unemployment rate. Bangladesh, being a country of large population, higher unemployment rate, small land Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Pondering wage or entrepreneurship

  Sizable portion of Bangladeshi workforce yet to undertake business as profession   You do not take birth as an ‘employee’, you do as an ‘entrepreneur’.  This is manifest in the independent professions man took to from early times. Over thousands of years, Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Cries to fall on deaf ears?

  The perseverance of hawkers to make a living ahead of Eid is something even authorities would turn a blind eye to   It will not be wrong if we were to say that Hawkers are a traditional part of the streets of Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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