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As Death Toll Climbs, Bangladeshi Leader Says Shopping Mall That Burned Had No Emergency Exits

As Death Toll Climbs, Bangladeshi Leader Says Shopping Mall That Burned Had No Emergency Exits

By Associated Press
Experts say lax monitoring and violation of building codes by construction companies and owners have proved deadly in Bangladesh.

In Coal’s Shadow, Bangladeshi Women Forge a New Life Through Art

In Coal’s Shadow, Bangladeshi Women Forge a New Life Through Art

By Auvro Alam
Displaced by a massive coal power plant, a group of women in Matarbari have turned to embroidery to craft a future.
The Colonial Legacies of Authoritar­ianism in South Asia

The Colonial Legacies of Authoritar­ianism in South Asia

By Ayesha Jalal
India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh all inherited over-centralized state monoliths with unitary ideologies of sovereignty from the British Raj.

Bangladeshi Fishers and Farmers at the Frontline of Climate Change

Bangladeshi Fishers and Farmers at the Frontline of Climate Change

By Auvro Alam
In the face of climate change and fossil fuel projects, Bangladeshi fishers and farmers worry that their livelihoods are at great risk.

Power Back in Bangladesh After Grid Failure Causes Blackout

Power Back in Bangladesh After Grid Failure Causes Blackout

By Associated Press
Bangladesh's recent impressive economic growth has been threatened by power shortages.

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Bay of Bengal Countries Need to Pay Closer Attention to the Climate-Security Nexus

Bay of Bengal Countries Need to Pay Closer Attention to the Climate-Security Nexus

By Angshuman Choudhury and Siddharth Anil Nair
There is widespread global consensus on the seriousness of climate change, but we are yet to understand the full extent of its consequences on our polities and societies.

How Can SMEs Spur Inclusive Growth in Bangladesh?

How Can SMEs Spur Inclusive Growth in Bangladesh?

By Alexander Ayertey Odonkor
One key effort must be developing a robust financial sector that can facilitate access to affordable finance for the SME sector.
Violence in Bangladesh Triggers Tensions in Indian Border State

Violence in Bangladesh Triggers Tensions in Indian Border State

By Ruwa Shah and Ahmer Khan
Following violence against Hindus in Bangladesh, Muslims in bordering Indian states are facing increasing pressure and harassment. 

Who Will Bear the Financial Burden of Supporting the Rohingyas in Bangladesh?

Who Will Bear the Financial Burden of Supporting the Rohingyas in Bangladesh?

By Kazi Mohammad Jamshed
As long as Bangladesh continues to host such large numbers of refugees it will need financial support.

Bangladesh Police Arrest Man in in Rohingya Leader’s Death

Bangladesh Police Arrest Man in in Rohingya Leader’s Death

By Julhas Alam
An international advocate for Rohingya rights, Mohibullah, was fatally shot last week in Cox’s Bazar.

The Push for a Green New Deal in Bangladesh

The Push for a Green New Deal in Bangladesh

By Pascale Hunt
While the country revises coal-based plans for power generation, a youth-led movement is calling for foreign energy financiers to back a “just transition.”
Colombo Security Conclave: A New Minilateral for the Indian Ocean?

Colombo Security Conclave: A New Minilateral for the Indian Ocean?

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
India’s sees subregional engagement, like the expanding Colombo Security Conclave, as critical for securing its strategic interests.

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