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

Bangkok bombing reactions: it’s just shocking - video — Tourists and visitors to Bangkok recount their experience of the bombing in the centre of the city that has killed at least 19 people. The Thai authorities believe the blast was caused by a pipe bomb inside the Erawan shrine, which was then detonated around 7pom local time.
Aug 18, 2015

Visitors to Bangkok react to bombing at tourist site - my video for the Guardian, with thanks to Yu...

Thailand and the daily travail of human trafficking — A few weeks ago I came across a strange sight at Dhaka's international airport. Just behind the immigration officers' desks, several rows of men, wearing identical shirts, were sitting, or rather, squatting on th ground. They were Bangladeshis who were being repatriated by the International Organization of Migration (IOM) after they had been found in Thailand - victims of human traffickers.

On Al Jazeera - Two years on, Rana Plaza culprits...

Jun 30, 2015

Video: On Al Jazeera - Two years on, Rana Plaza culprits continue to evade punishment

buzzfeed: The Wet Hot American Summer: First Day...

Jun 23, 2015

Video: buzzfeed: The Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp trailer is here! Fuck. Off.

Blind Bangladeshi fisherman's disappearing home — The disappearing island of Bhola, Bangladesh's largest, is home to one and a half million people. Half of Bhola's land has been eroded away in the past 20 years. Now, those who live near recently-erected flood and erosion barriers worry these aren't strong enough, and that neither the barrier nor their homes will survive the upcoming rainy season.

Al Jazeera - Bangladesh’s Killer in the Kitchen

Al Jazeera - As Bangladesh enters a third year of... — Al Jazeera - As Bangladesh enters a third year of violent political instability, international brands are startling to lose patience with its garment industry
Apr 13, 2015

Video: Al Jazeera - As Bangladesh enters a third year of violent political instability, international...

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.
Aug 04, 2014

Here's photos from Austin Bush and I's trip to the Mergui archipelago in south Myanmar...

Aug 04, 2014

@austinbushphoto and I went to the Mergui archipelago in south Myanmar and all we go were these lousy photos…

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.
Jul 07, 2014

For the Dhaka Tribune - forget cholera and typhoid, Bangladesh's new health hazard is old age

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Sep 01, 2015

RT @RichardBarrow: The authenticity of the passport shared on social media today has been thrown into question - RT @mengie: #Thailand

Aug 30, 2015

"USB memory is only destroyed when the dust is just a few millimeters in length."…

Aug 30, 2015

@vikasbajaj Not that a musical-style film should be banned either, but perhaps the headline might be worth correcting

Aug 30, 2015

@vikasbajaj Hi, don't think Nazrul's Rana Plaza film is a documentary. When I covered it they were filming a Bollywood-style musical scene.

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