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Rise in domestic workers in ME

The news of a remarkable increase in the number of migrant female workers in different countries, especially in the Middle East, is undoubtedly propitious. It bodes well for female employment, as an FE report has shown, that a total of 67,127 female workers went to different countries in the Jan-July...

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The real wage debate

Honest ordinary citizens prefer as uncomplicated a life as is possible. Consciously or otherwise put together balanced monthly budgets play a major role in that equation. Expectations from governments are the wherewithal of providing that balance, preferably with a little extra to tide over rainy days. Having jettisoned carefully accumulated...

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Genie is out of the bottle

It seems the genie has been let out of the bottle. In a country where the market is controlled by sellers, particularly by business syndicates, the handle has been presented to them to mindlessly go about the business of spurring market volatility to irrationally unprecedented level. There is no commodity...

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Facilitating research for students

Research plays a decisive role in the development of any nation. However in Bangladesh, research has been largely ignored by the country's policymakers. Our research students hardly get the financial assistance they require. Many countries in the world are competing with each other for gaining technological edge. However, Bangladesh is...

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Resolving youth unemployment

An unemployed life is a life of despair. However, the number of unemployed people is increasing day by day in Bangladesh. After completing their education, when our youngsters do not get their desired jobs, they just lose their confidence. Out of frustration, some of them even resort to suicide, indulge...

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Perils of using fake cosmetics

Fake cosmetics are available in abundance in Bangladesh. These products are widely sold in markets in the capital and elsewhere in the guise of well-known foreign and local brands. Some of these cosmetics are spurious and even date-expired. If used regularly, such substandard and fake cosmetic products could potentially cause...

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