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    Govt must attend to long-run productive sector problems

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 30, 2019

    A DECLINE in the number of medium and large manufacturing units by 38 per cent in six years, from 9,742 in 2012 to 6,045 in...

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    Relaxed law enforcement allows trafficking in Rohingyas

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 30, 2019

    AT LEAST 7,38,805 Rohingyas have entered Bangladesh fleeing military violence in their native land of Rakhaine State in Myanmar since August 2017. They live in...

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    Demise of the republic?

    by Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on May 29, 2019

    A DEBATE is taking place behind the closed doors of our nation’s think tanks. It is disturbing: could the American republic meet its demise just...

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    A time to read, a time to remember Prof Abu Mahmud

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 29, 2019

    READING to review a book of this kind is not easy but as it belongs to a past almost lost. This is particularly so when...

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    The US-China decoupling

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 29, 2019

    The long, dense economic relationship appears to have passed its peak, writes Patrick Lawrence PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s trade war with China is swiftly taking a...

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    Modi’s credo of divide and rule

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 29, 2019

    India is following an international trend: with the victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party, a party succeeds which can clearly be located on the extreme...

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    Myanmar’s murderous justice in Rohingya killing

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 29, 2019

    MYANMAR which has so far used every trick to deflect international pressure to stop violence against the Rohingyas in Rakhine State, to frustrate any efforts...

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    No real empowerment without reproductive health care

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 29, 2019

    PUBLIC health services for women lag behind, especially in rural areas. The Bangladesh Maternal Mortality and Health Care Survey 2017 shows that the high rate...

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    Towards an anti-fascist AI

    by Dan McQuillan | Updated at 12:00am on May 28, 2019

    COMPUTERS are essentially just faster collections of vacuum tubes. How can they emulate human activities like recognising faces or assessing criminality?Think about a least squares...

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    Are rare earths China’s ultimate weapon?

    by F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:00am on May 28, 2019

    IN THE dramatic escalation of tariff escalations and trade war tensions between China and the USA, China President Xi Jinping made a well-timed visit to...

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