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    Health reporting system must be strengthened

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2020

    SINCE the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak in Bangladesh, public health experts have alerted the government to be proactive in preventing the spread of dengue fever as it would doubly burden an already vulnerable health...

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    Increased coal consumption will harm life and nature

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2020

    BANGLADESH is often criticised for not attending to the environment issues when it comes to taking big development projects. Environment issues appear to be brushed aside by the government in most of the...

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    Statue defenders are real enemies of free speech

    by Jon Wilson | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2020

    Why is the anxious right afraid to debate whether imperial figures are still national heroes? Jon Wilson writes IN THE decades which followed the end...

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    Washington’s struggle for Central Asia intensifies

    by Vladimir Odintsov | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2020

    AGAINST the backdrop of a recent overall decline in US standing and influence due to the current administration’s policies, Washington has started to fight ever...

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    A culture of entitlement

    by Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2020

    ATale of Two Cities was a classic read in my high school. A memorable novel about the French Revolution was written by one of the...

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    Time to cancel foreign debt is overdue

    by Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2020

    ON JULY 18, United Nations secretary general António Guterres posted the following tweet: ‘COVID-19 has exposed the lie that free markets can deliver healthcare for...

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    Govt must protect marine aquatic ecosystem of Cox’s Bazar

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2020

    A HUGE volume of marine litter having been washed ashore on the Cox’s Bazar beach, as New Age reported on Sunday, is worrying. This is...

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    Govt must be strict, not harsh, in making people wear masks

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2020

    IN THE new normal, as is envisaged, people would need to adhere to health guidelines such as using masks and distancing socially, perhaps for an...

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    No end to conflict on the Hindu Kush?

    by Emran Feroz | Updated at 12:00am on July 26, 2020

    OVERALL violence in Afghanistan had abated somewhat as large numbers of both Taliban and Afghan national forces continued to informally observe a ceasefire called during...

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    The new cold war heats up

    by Brian Cloughley | Updated at 12:00am on July 26, 2020

    AT THIS time of all times, when the world is staggering from the shattering effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic, it would be sensible for...

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