Stories about Bangladesh from May, 2008
End Poverty In South Asia asks if investments in agricultural technology by themselves be sufficient to ensure rural poverty reduction.
Unheard Voices has a series of posts on how communities in poverty-struck areas are coping with increasing prices and government apathy.
Ever since Bangladesh was put under a state of emergency by an interim government supported by the military it was a testing time for Bangladesh media. The credibility of Bangladesh’s...
“It seems that Bahrain (as in government and MPs) are just not content with being called sectarian but are now adding a new adjective to their resume- xenophobic,” writes Bahraini...
E-Bangladesh has an interview with Arif ,the condemned cartoonist who was charged by the state of profanity and sedition.
Following a tragic incident a few days ago, when a Bahraini was killed after he refused to pay a Bangladeshi mechanic the 500 fils (1.3 USD) extra he was demanding...
An author from Unheard Voices visits Vietnam and is impressed with the progress made in the country, which has a lot in common with Bangladesh.
Unheard Voices on a bank in Bangladesh that has made it mandatory for female employees to wear the headscarf.
Bangladesh From Our View on the demands for dowry and how it affects everyday life.
Words and Bites on microfinance being offered as a panacea for all development issues.
Mash writes on the race between Obama and Clinton, from the perspective of a Brown American.
In a post titled “Hell in the time of Junta”, Sepia Mutiny writes about the humanitarian crisis in Burma.
2.6 billion links to a report by the Asian Development Bank on the soaring food prices the world over.
imperfect world 2008 wonders why no charity appeals are being made for the victims of Cyclone Nargis in Burma.
Ahmed Sharif posts some beautiful pictures of the nature of Bangladesh during summer in his photo blog Desher Chobi (Images of Homeland).
This week, the Bangla blog world buzzed with essays and analysis regarding May 1st, remembered the world over as International Workers’ Day or Labor Day. There was disappointment amongst many...