Does the stronger dollar make sense?
November 7th, 2022
As the Fed raised interest rates by 75 basis points last Wednesday for the fourth time this year, financial markets are beginning to shake. Basically, the interest rate hikes in response to higher inflation is a reversal of nearly two decades of generally declining global interest rates, higher asset bubbles and not surprisingly, anemic growth.
Global food supply faces fresh turmoil with rice prices set to climb
September 12th, 2022
Food supply, already squeezed by shortages in wheat, corn and cooking...
Thailand’s PM Prayut to stop duties while awaiting court verdict on eight-year term limit: Reports
August 24th, 2022
Thailand's constitutional court on Wednesday (Aug 24) ordered Prime Minister Prayut...
US interest rate hikes unlikely to trigger another financial crisis in Southeast Asia
August 2nd, 2022
In the face of the soaring inflation, the US Federal Reserve...
Bangladesh first in South Asia in secondary education
July 18th, 2022
Bangladesh has the lowest proportion of youths aged between 15 and...
Siriraj doctor warns of Covid crisis, says government underreporting new cases
July 5th, 2022
A respiratory disease expert at Siriraj Hospital said on Monday that...
Respite for public amid high inflation as fuel prices lowered with cuts on taxes
June 27th, 2022
Under pressure from several quarters, the government on Saturday decided to...
Clamp down on rice hoarders: Bangladesh PM
May 31st, 2022
The cabinet yesterday directed authorities concerned to take action against companies...
Missing Tara Air plane found crashed, 14 bodies recovered
May 30th, 2022
Rescuers pulled out 14 bodies from the crash site of Tara...
WHO expects more cases of monkeypox to emerge globally
May 23rd, 2022
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said it expects to identify more...
Wheat prices soar as India restricts exports; tight supplies threaten to drive up inflation even more
May 17th, 2022
Wheat's trading price jumped by the maximum allowed after India's move to restrict exports, exposing...
Wheat export ban won’t affect South Asian neighbours: India
May 16th, 2022
India - India today indicated that it would not allow the...