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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

bbc.com — 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

dhakatribune.com — 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...

tumblr.com — 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...

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

Al Jazeera - Degrees fail to deliver jobs In...

tumblr.com — 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 -...

tumblr.com — (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

globalpost.com — '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...

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

Thailand's Democrats: Always the bridesmaid

aljazeera.com — 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.

US STATES RENAMED WITH COUNTRIES WITH SIMILAR GDPS

tumblr.com — US STATES RENAMED WITH COUNTRIES WITH SIMILAR GDPS
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Oct 29, 2014

Nizami verdict day intriguingly subdued given it's death for war crimes. Except for the 244 comments on this story aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014…

Oct 29, 2014

Nizami's verdict - an interestingly subdued occasion given it's a death sentence for war crimes. Except for the... fb.me/3YBLitQ80

Oct 27, 2014

Our cameraman Shaon's verdict on a story we're working on for International Toilet Day: 'The character is good. The toilet's good too.'

Oct 27, 2014

RT @wikileaks: If Google was the NSA, it would still be the most invasive spy agency the world has ever seen: wikileaks.org/google-is-not-…

Oct 27, 2014

Citizenfour BO 4th after Inconvenient Truth Fahrenheit9/11 & Columbine, which solved climate change, stopped Iraq war, & ended gun violence

Oct 25, 2014

"Forget food, we can barely afford to boil water". Tea garden workers make $5/wk, essentially making them bonded... fb.me/405qruXrz

Oct 25, 2014

"Forget food, we can barely afford to boil water". Tea garden workers make $5/wk, essentially making them bonded... fb.me/6PJFEpYbe

Oct 25, 2014

Tea workers rely on employers for rations, housing, healthcare. If they're fired, they lose their job and their home aljazeera.com/video/asia/201…

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