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    Govt must investigate Postagola bridge allegations

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 02, 2020

    THE closure of the First Bangladesh-China Friendship Bridge, also known as Postagola Bridge, in Dhaka to vehicular traffic since Monday night has inconvenienced people living...

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    It’s time University of Dhaka remade itself

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 02, 2020

    THE University of Dhaka, the premier seat of higher learning in what is now Bangladesh which began its academic function by the turn of June...

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    Academic freedom: redress for Denis Rancourt

    by Kim Petersen | Updated at 12:00am on July 01, 2020

    DENIS Rancourt is a person who is unafraid to challenge conventional wisdom. For example, he is sceptical about the scientific consensus around climate change, and...

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    More representative decision-making bodies required

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on July 01, 2020

    THERE has been a trend of president Gotabaya Rajapaksa making senior appointments in which those who are outside the established administrative systems are being brought...

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    For life-sustaining space

    by Shayer Ghafur | Updated at 12:00am on July 01, 2020

    LIFE unfolds in space, a proxy of nature, with life-sustaining capacities. Abstract figures such as the GDP growth, poverty reduction rate, foreign reserves, etc keep...

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    Govt must mend river transport safety flaws

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 01, 2020

    WATERWAY accidents are reported to have taken a heavy toll on human lives in the past few years. Only in 2019, a total of 203...

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    Budget management process should be held to account

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 01, 2020

    THE passage of the Finance Bill 2020, the fiscal measures that are laid out in the national budget for the 2021 financial year, has taken...

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    Making sense of China’s calculations

    by MK Narayanan | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2020

    Analysts should have considered the pandemic’s impact on its economy and India’s strategic alignment with the US, writes MK Narayanan WHAT policy planners in Delhi,...

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    A better way to measure economic growth needed

    by Felipe Curcó | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2020

    Focusing on GDP and economic gains produces distortions in public policies aimed at alleviating basic social needs, especially in emerging economies, writes Felipe Curcó ONE...

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    Effect of COVID-19 pandemic on Indo-Pacific region

    by Nina Lebedeva | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2020

    FOR NOW, many countries worldwide are still under siege from the coronavirus, threatening millions of lives. However, it is leaving a much different mark, for...

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