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Al Jazeera, Globalpost, and others. South & Southeast Asia. Bangladeshi. Who's the jerk who took @bigmizz?

A second chance for Myanmar’s sea gypsies — Paradise found In Myanmar's Mergui archipelago, all the beach brochure clichés actually apply: powdery sand, turquoise waters and forbiddingly thick, verdant jungles are in abundance. Shielded for decades by Myanmar's status as international pariah, the island chain is one of the last holdouts against the dual onslaught of globalisation and tourism.

A brand new, age-old problem — It might be hard to come to terms with, but Bangladesh is an ageing society. The number of elderly people in the country - that is, those aged 60 and above - is growing at a faster rate than the number of people below the age of 18. We're getting old.

newsweek: The residents of a town on Canada’s... — newsweek: The residents of a town on Canada's Newfoundland island fear a blue whale carcass that washed up on its boardwalk last week could explode at any time. The 25m (81ft) whale on Trout River's rocky beach is one of several believed to have died in heavy ice weeks ago.

GlobalPost - Land prices in Dhaka 4 times greater... — GlobalPost - Land prices in Dhaka 4 times greater than in Manhattan

Al Jazeera - Degrees fail to deliver jobs In... — Al Jazeera - Degrees fail to deliver jobs In Bangladesh, the higher your education, the lower your chances of getting a job.

(via Bangladesh reduces child death rates - Asia -... — (via Bangladesh reduces child death rates - Asia - Al Jazeera English)

Why the cost of real estate in the crowded, slum-packed city of Dhaka rivals Manhattan — 'There is no way that one can even think of buying a property in Dhaka anymore if you are middle class or lower middle class.'

beatonna: historicaltimes: American nurses... — beatonna: historicaltimes: American nurses land in Normandy, 1944 ladies

Thailand's Democrats: Always the bridesmaid — Bangkok, Thailand - Just north of the Thai capital, in a relatively quiet section of Bangkok's concrete sprawl, buildings belonging to three key ministries sit side by side. In front of these offices, there are no protesters or barricades. Nevertheless, the gates are chained and padlocked, and no-one goes in or comes out.

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Nov 26, 2014

View from CT scan waiting room at Dhaka Medical College Hospital

Nov 25, 2014

RT @TheTweetOfGod: I think white people and black people can all join together and say as one, "CNN sucks."

Nov 25, 2014

Question authority, bc if you don't question authority, authority will walk all over you #timsharky #tattoowisdom…

Nov 25, 2014

The question is, why did Latif Siddique return? Did he think he couldn't be arrested as a sitting MP while parliament is in session?

Nov 25, 2014

Bangladesh doesn't have a blasphemy law, but the penal code punishes "hurting religious sentiment" - 4 bloggers were arrested last year

Nov 25, 2014

Former minister Latif Siddique surrenders over anti-Islam comments - the first major blasphemy arrest in BD, at least that I know of

Nov 24, 2014

On this episode of Queer as Fuck, Pan Pan descends into the depths of Buddhist hell,…

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