Opinion

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    Lanka needs to close space for hate speech

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on November 22, 2017

    THE government took decisive action to put the lid on escalating inter ethnic violence between Sinhalese and Muslims in Gintota over the weekend which led...

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    The Assam poetry festival

    by Maqsoodul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on November 22, 2017

    NOTHING makes me more home sick, more nostalgic than the thought of visiting Assam....

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    Rohingya: why did we never act?

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 22, 2017

    IT IS common to hear from government quarters that Bangladesh has achieved major victories in the diplomatic sector as far as the Rohingya issue is...

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    Trump in Asia

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on November 22, 2017

    IT WAS certainly a show, but getting to the meat of it was difficult. US president Donald J Trump, on his return from an Asian...

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    CJ’s resignation complicates ruling party predicament

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:05am on November 22, 2017

    THE resignation of the chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha is still shrouded in mystery. He resigned while in Singapore on way to Dhaka from Australia....

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    Australia’s Campaign against New Zealand refugee policy

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 21, 2017

    ANOTHER twist in the farce over the stained treatment of refugees on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island has surfaced...

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    Famine in Yemen finally reaches western headlines

    by Helen Lackner | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2017

    WHILE it is worth discussing whether the missile in the November 4 attack came from Iran in the first place, the outcome is unarguable...

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    Existential crisis before Japan

    by Amitava Mukherjee | Updated at 12:05am on November 21, 2017

    ON 12 October last there was an important news item in a mass circulated English language daily of Kolkata which stated that under the weight...

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    Causes, consequences and remedies

    by Ikhtiar Mohammad | Updated at 12:05am on November 21, 2017

    LET’S start with some newsflash on money laundering from Bangladesh. A report by the central bank of Switzerland claims that the total deposit by Bangladeshi...

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    Corporate power, e-commerce, and WTO

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    IN THE early 1990s, transnational corporations in the agriculture, services, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing sectors each got agreements as part of the WTO to lock in...

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