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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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Dec 18, 2014

My story for AJE "@USAID_BD: 'Aponjon' mobile phone service provides new solutions to health problems in Bangladesh"

Dec 18, 2014

RT @USAID_BD: 'Aponjon' mobile phone service provides new solutions to health problems in Bangladesh via @AJEnglish @MAMAglobal

Dec 17, 2014

RT @mattdpearce: My favorite Cuba fact is that it has more doctors than it knows what to do with. Highest per capita in the world.…

Dec 17, 2014

Al Jazeera about to air our story on Sundarbans spill creating an oil rush among people in south Bangladesh

Dec 16, 2014

Awami League to observe January 5 as ‘Victory Day of Democracy’ - no words…

Dec 15, 2014

Why is the Parliament building no longer open to the public? Blame all the kids who were having sex on the grounds, says the guards here.

Dec 10, 2014

RT @emilynussbaum: Still pissed at the creators of 24, who normalized torture every single week.

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