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As seen in:  GlobalPost, Al Jazeera

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

Al Jazeera - Ketamine use divides drug & health...

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...

(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.'

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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 30, 2015

RT @lpolgreen: It is remarkable, too, how other struggles for equal rights fail to capture that kind of attention.

Mar 30, 2015

RT @lpolgreen: The Indy Star page 1 editorial reflects a remarkable consensus about the intolerability of bigotry against gay people.

Mar 30, 2015

RT @omeisy: Damn it I hate YouTube upload being slow/and crashing at moment. Here are stills for now of Sana'a explosion #Yemen

Mar 28, 2015

Japanese actor will wait with you for 3min while you cook your Ramen and creep on you for 30min while you eat it…

Mar 27, 2015

RT @Francis_Wade: Old-ish pic of a Kachin soldier weaving magic in a mountaintop outpost in northern #Myanmar (June 2012).

Mar 27, 2015

It's disappointing that the Anders, Andreas and Andrews of the world aren't coming out to vocally condemn the actions of Lubitz and Breivik.

Mar 26, 2015

At least in this map, Thailand has the deadliest roads per capita. Via @AFP"

Mar 25, 2015

@KissBlake @KrisKoles does it? Certainly doesn't in Thailand. Or anywhere with a long-term expat scene

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