Abdul Wahab, a security guard at an ATM booth of a private bank in the capital, works 16 hours a day.
In the name of taming inflation, central banks have set themselves on a path to cause a recession.
Dread and anxiety over the possibility of a global recession are rising around the world right now.
The government must implement economic policies that deal with the ongoing crisis
When global prices dropped, we did not see the energy prices go down in Bangladesh. Why is that?
Those who artificially raised prices did the country a great disservice
Bangladesh, which has been going through financial difficulties for several months now, can finally see a little light at the end of the tunnel.
The amount by which the government has reduced the prices is so meagre – and so thoroughly insufficient to address the corresponding increase in the cost of living – that we can’t help but ask: Why even bother?
That high inflationary pressure has been taking a toll on people over the last couple of months is apparently evident in supermarkets, where the same amount of money is being spent albeit for the purchase of a lower number and volume of goods.