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· November, 2012

Stories about Bangladesh from November, 2012

Deadly Factory Fire in Bangladesh Raises Questions of Worker Exploitation

The recent tragic fire at a clothing factory building in Ashulia, near Bangladesh Capital Dhaka, that killed more than 110 garments workers, has raised many questions. Bangladeshis are expressing their...

Bangladesh Protests Against Open Pit Coal Mining in Phulbari

In Phulbari, 350 kilometers northwest of the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, local communities have come together to raise their voices against the proposed Phulbari open pit coal mining project. If implemented,...

Bangladesh: Disappearing Playgrounds

The Bangladesh Capital Dhaka has seen one of the largest price-booms in the real estate sector which resulted in the decrease of the number of open fields in the city....

Hardinge Bridge Over A Dried-up River Bed

Lonely Traveler posts photos of the century old 1.8 kilometer long Hardinge bridge over the Padma river in Pabna, Bangladesh. The upper-riparian country India erected barrage on the Ganges river...

Bangladesh: Money Doesn't Build A School

Shawn Ahmed of Uncultured.com explains in a video blog that donations only doesn't help building a school. Watch the video to see what he means:

The Present Status Of Maternal Mortality In Bangladesh

Amader Kotha (Our Stories) analyzes the present status of Maternal Mortality in Bangladesh and things are looking promising for Bangladesh.

Street Children of Bangladesh Vulnerable to Abuse

The total number of street children in Bangladesh is estimated at 400,000. Almost half of these children live in Dhaka city alone. A very large percentage of these children are...

Save The World's Best Bank

Sabine Kurjo McNeill highlights an Avaaz campaign to save Grameen Bank, a Nobel Peace Prize winning microfinance organization and community development bank.

Hay Festival Dhaka Is Back Again!

The 2nd edition of Hay Festival will be held on 15-17 November 2012 in the historic grounds of the Bangla Academy, Dhaka. It is hoped that through this event the...

Bangladesh's ‘Journalist Couple’ Murder Investigation Turns to Farce

More than eight months have passed since the much talked about murder of a journalist couple in Bangladesh. According to the promise of the new Home Minsiter seven suspects were...

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