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· May, 2010

Stories about Bangladesh from May, 2010

Why Invest In Bangladesh?

Why invest in Bangladesh? Because “Bangladesh is a winning combination with its competitive market, business-friendly environment and cost structure that can give you the best returns,” comments GuruMia.com.

Bangladesh: The Reason For The Facebook Ban

Shada Kalo discusses about the recent ban on Facebook in Bangladesh – and how it gave a kid a ton of publicity.

Bangladesh: Facebook Temporarily Blocked

Bangladesh has become the second country in Asia after Pakistan to block the entire Facebook domain. Bangladeshi bloggers are expressing their astonishment, anger and protest against this ban.

Bangladesh: FIFA World Cup, Memories From The Past

The 2010 FIFA World cup is knocking at the doors. While People around the world are talking about this Word Cup, a few Bangladeshi bloggers are reminiscing about the previous...

Bangladesh: What To Miss About The Country

Amanda Ferrandino, an US Fullbright scholar, is finishing her study in Bangladesh and lists 14 things she will miss about Bangladesh when she goes back home.

India, Bangladesh: Unicode Adoption For Bengali Language

Golam Mortuza Hossain at On a trail less travelled analyzes the progress of Unicode adoption for Bengali language in West Bengal, India and Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: The First Bangladeshi Conquers Everest

Gurumia.com reports that Musa Ibrahim has become the first Bangladeshi to conquer the Mount Everest, the highest mountain on Earth.

Bangladesh: Colours Of Water – Leather Tanneries

Daniel Lanteigne posts a photo essay on the environmental impacts of the approximately 200 leather tanneries in Hazaribagh district of Dhaka city, the capital of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Tulip Tweets

Maskwaith Ahsan at E-Bangladesh highlights Tulip Siddiq, who along with few others have pioneered the political presence of Bangladeshi women in the UK; and she tweets too!

Bangladesh: The Zamindars

Bangladesh Unlocked shares the history of the Zamindars in the Indian Sub-continent, who were officials employed by the Mughals and the British colonial rulers to collect taxes from peasants.

Bangladesh: Fashion Show By Acid Attack Survivors

Photoblogger Monirul Alam highlights a fashion show by acid attack survivors in Bangladesh which aims to fight the stigma against them.

Bangladesh: Celebrating Mother's Day

Back To Bangladesh posts a tribute to the Mother's Day with some photos of mothers in Bangladesh.

Blogs on the Catholic Churches In Bangladesh

Bangladesh, Canada And Beyond lists some blogs and websites on the catholic churches in Bangladesh.

Technology for Transparency: The South Asian Story

Democracy is still relatively young in South Asia, and not always stable. While politicians in the region are eager to integrate technology into their policy platforms, they are less enthusiastic...

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