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    Factory owners yet to truly commit to worker safety

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2018

    WORKER safety issue in the industrial sector still remains largely unattended....

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    Polarisation over election-time govt almost completed

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2018

    THE government, presided over by the Awami League, appears to have decided and been working, for some time now, towards holding the next general elections, scheduled by the end of the year,...

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    Brazil’s neoliberal fascist road to power

    James Petras | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2018

    THE decisive electoral victory of far-right Brazilian presidential candidate, Jair Bolsonaro startled politicians and analysts of the traditional parties of the left and right....

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    Time to move WEF to some far away place?

    Phil Butler | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2018

    IT’S official. Nobody on Earth knows what to believe anymore. At the United Nations (UN) experts say we’re on a collision course with climate disaster....

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    Europe in convulsions even as Corbyn rises in Britain

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2018

    FROM Rome to London the contrast was sharp — from political despair to hope....

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    Press and secrets

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2018

    MYANMAR’S civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s charge that the two Reuters reporters convicted under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act and sentenced to seven years in prison were not jailed for their journalism ....

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    The underrated necessity of Dhaka traffic

    Tahmid Samiul Mowla | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2018

    PUBLIC buses have always been one of the popular choices of transport in Dhaka city. The reason for it being convenient or economically accessible to the masses is still up for debate...

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    Law enforcement agencies caught in political influence

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2018

    THE law enforcement agencies coming down heavily on the political opponents of the ruling Awami League during the party’s two consecutive tenures in government since 2009 suggests....

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    More efforts needed for product standardisation

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2018

    ALTHOUGH countries across the world celebrated World Standards Day themed ‘international standards and the fourth industrial revolution’ this year as the world tries to inspire thoughts on how to better regulate fields of new technologies such as artificial intelligence and smart manufacturing to shape societies in immediate future,....

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    Trump’s special relationship with Saudi monarchy

    Gary Leupp | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    THE Saudi crown prince and de facto leader of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman bin Abduld Aziz al Saud, 33, has cultivated an international reputation as a progressive reformer, claiming in particular to improve the lot of Saudi women....

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