We're Live Bangla Thursday, July 07, 2022

Interview

Nobel laureate Maria Ressa on how disinformation fuels dis...

Honolulu: For someone who’s just been ordered to shut down the news website she runs, Rappler CEO Maria Ressa is remarkably...

Ukraine, NATO and the politics of war

A man walks past a residential building damaged by shelling in Severodonetsk, northwest of Luhansk, Ukraine. Image: Screengrab / Al J...

'The government didn't keep its own word in the budget'

Selim Raihan Dr Selim Raihan is a professor of economics at Dhaka University and executive director of the South Asian Network...

I take pride in being a Bangladeshi, Akke says after climb...

Akke Rahman holds Bangladesh flag at the top of the worldCourtesy British Bangladeshi Akhlakur Rahman, also known as Akke Rahman c...

Indo-Pacific framework will 'push envelope' on enforcement...

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai speaks to Nikkei Asia about the Biden administration's trade relationship with China on...

Interview of Weerakoon A Wijewardena: Sri Lankans widely b...

Weerakoon A Wijewardena Why has this situation emerged in Sri Lanka? Could this have been prevented? The origin of the crisis can...

“Economy in trouble but no need to panic yet”

All photos: AMIT MACHAMASI Nepal’s media has been rife with comparisons between Sri Lanka and Nepal.   M...

We are now living in a totally new era: Henry Kissinger

Russian President Vladimir Putin at a ceremony to mark the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, on May...

'There are reasons to be concerned about the mega projects...

Niaz Asadullah Dr Niaz Asadullah is a Professor of Economics at Malaya University and Monash University Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur....

Peter Haas: We will continue to discuss the issues of conc...

Peter Haas, US Ambassador to Bangladesh Prothom Alo Peter Haas joined as US Ambassador to Bangladesh last month. In an interview w...

Government has the ambition, not the capacity: Debapriya B...

Debapriya Bhattacharya Distinguished fellow of Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), member of the UN's Committee for Development Poli...

‘Post-pandemic education needs us to be open-minded and to...

Economist Abhijit Banerjee, winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics.Reuters Education has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandem...

‘We can stanch the dying, but we can’t stop the killing’

David Miliband, the president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, speaks onstage during the 2021 Concordia Annual Summit i...

Takeaway’s from India’s missile malfunction

On March 24, 2022, Frank O’Donnell spoke with South Asian Voices Managing Editor Brigitta Schuchert and Associate Edito...

Volodymyr Zelensky on why Ukraine must defeat Putin

KYIV: He never wanted a war and he did not prepare his country for one. He may quote Winston Churchill, but he is no Churchill. He wear...

Digital Security Act has been abused a bit: Foreign Minist...

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen File photo Among many other issues, sanctions imposed on RAB, extrajudicial killings, steps the go...

'Saudi businessmen will come forward if investment is made...

Saudi Ambassador Issa bin Youssef Al-DuhailanProthom Alo Saudi Ambassador to Bangladesh, Issa bin Youssef Al-Duhailan, arrived in...

RSS will either destroy India or India will destroy them:...

Indian author and rights activist Arundhati Roy has been routinely commenting about the rise and the rule of the Hindu right in the cou...

'Ukraine war has begun to have an adverse impact on Bangla...

ANM Muniruzzaman President of the Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) Maj Gen ANM Muniruzzaman (retd), in a...

'We will take tough response measures against the US and E...

Russian Ambassador to Bangladesh, Alexander MantytskiyDEEPAK,DEVNATH Russia's ambassador in Bangladesh, Alexander Mantytskiy,...

UK has provided Ukrainian troops with training and weapons

British High Commissioner Robert Dickson British High Commissioner in Dhaka, Robert Dickson, talks to Prothom Alo about the pr...