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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 21, 2014

The American ambassador in Dhaka drives around with a police escort with a cop on a loudspeaker telling cars to move out of the way

Nov 20, 2014

RT @pakhead: Useful piece from Thitinan on background of current military leaders…

Nov 20, 2014

CNN special on American colleges - from public goods to Ponzi schemes (and, apparently, shooting ranges)…

Nov 20, 2014

"This could be dangerously fun"... Grandmas smoke marijuana for the first time…

Nov 20, 2014

RT @W7VOA: Surreal scene of #ThaiJunta PM Prayuth petting a media member & stroking his ear during impromptu news briefing:…

Nov 19, 2014

@CharlieCamp6ell on the "painful and traumatic" virginity tests for female Indonesian police recruits…

Nov 18, 2014

So it seems Thailand no longer screens for HIV for work permits. Still hung up on tertiary syphilis though

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