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As seen in:  GlobalPost, Al Jazeera

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...

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 -...

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...

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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Mar 05, 2015

"@zainomarali: Kaitlyn we are all with you. Chris is a hick inbred moron. Fuck him. #TheBachelor" - my friend Zain's only non-retweet so far

Mar 04, 2015

RT @CharlieCamp6ell: India bans documentary featuring interview with New Delhi rapist via @TIMEWorld

Mar 03, 2015

Another kool kokonuts TV short film by @hotzington this time about Toms in Thailand…

Mar 03, 2015

Towfiq Imroze Khalidi, editor of bdnews24, has gone off the deep end again…

Mar 02, 2015

RT @ayleighk: Yesterday AM at Chaung Tha, a man woke up in his car with a terrible, terrible hangover...

Mar 02, 2015

RT @Bangladesh2day: 7 member “sleeper cell” of militant outfit Ansarullah Team kept an eye on slain Avijit & his wife Bonna.…

Mar 02, 2015

@ungaro it's called CMES - Center for Mass Education in Science - they work all over the country actually.

Mar 02, 2015

"@ungaro: Greetings @AJEnglish. Why am I having such trouble with Internet search for @MaherSattar's story on child marriage?" good question

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