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Climate change in Bangladesh is driving a dengue outbreak in winter

Dengue is endemic in Bangladesh but the current outbreak is unusual in its scale and seasonality. Many experts have linked the surge in dengue cases with extreme climate events

| Jan 27, 2023

A tool for oppression

On the Digital Security Act curbing political dissent in Bangladesh.

| Oct 25, 2022

Caste on the streets

Dhaka’s street cleaners, many of them Dalits, faced a grim future even before the pandemic.

| Jul 21, 2020

Stranded in Geneva Camp

Life in the largest refugee camp for Bangladesh’s Urdu-speaking community.

| Jun 27, 2019

Scoping the bigger picture

A photography festival in Dhaka seeks new answers to the erosion of public freedoms.

| Apr 10, 2019

Out of place, out of time

Dhaka and Bangladesh are evolving on dramatically different courses.

| Mar 26, 2019

Innocent until found protesting

Workers in Bangladesh’s garment industry see no relief despite wage increases.

| Mar 13, 2019

Stilettoes of steel

An interview with Dhaka-based artist Tayeba Begum Lipi.

| Feb 18, 2019

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Climate change in Bangladesh is driving a dengue outbreak in winter

Dengue is endemic in Bangladesh but the current outbreak is unusual in its scale and seasonality. Many experts have linked the surge in dengue cases with extreme climate events

China courts influence in Sri Lanka via the Buddhist clergy

Beijing needs new allies now that the Rajapaksas are reeling, but the enmeshing of politics and religion in Sri Lanka is always cause for concern

Rebound or relapse: Debt restructuring in a time of crisis

A crossborder discussion on economic precarity and the impacts of ongoing debt restructuring processes and negotiations with the IMF in Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh.