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Part 4: Stories on the impact of climate change on Bangladeshi peoples

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Winter has finally arrived in Australia and it’s cold. Most of us have long forgotten the unusually warm autumn days that hit much of the country – just over a month ago -in May. The Climate Council has called the ...

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The Rana Plaza building collapse, one year on

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How you can support workers and their families involved in fires and building collapses in Bangladesh By now, most people are aware of the tragedy that unfolded in Bangladesh a year ago today when the Rana Plaza building collapsed and ...

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What would you do if you were forced to make a choice about the best way to die?

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Imagine you are an 18 year old woman; you have been working in a garment factory in Bangladesh since you were 13 years old and you have worked in several different factories, the latest one for three years. You produce ...

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SEEK acquired 25% share of leading Bangladeshi job portal Bdjobs.com

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Australia’s largest and number one job portal SEEK acquired 25% share of Bangladesh’s number one job portal Bdjobs.com, as SEEK continues its growth strategy in Asia. The deal was finalized at Tk 38.5 crore (A$5 million). It will allow SEEK ...

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Part 3: Stories on the impact of climate change on Bangladeshi peoples

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Bangladesh is a country that is significantly impacted by climate change, even though like many developing countries, they did little to cause it. Each month this column will bring the story about how a changing climate has impacted on people ...

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Sweltering in Australia and Bangladesh

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Stories on the impact of climate change on Bangladeshi peoples Most of Australia has just sweltered through record breaking heatwaves. According to a new report by Climate Council this is a harbinger of summers to come. Was it hotter where ...

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Editor’s Choice – How young generation in Bangladesh sees politics?

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I recently came across a famous talk show called Tritriyo Matro while I was surfing on youtube for Bangla Dramas. It wasn’t a worthless pursuit finding the show which I found as enjoyable as watching a drama of Mosharraf Karim. ...

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Stories on the impact of climate change on Bangladeshi peoples

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  by Kelly Dent Here in Australia 2013 has just been declared the hottest year ever on record. The Bureau of meteorology says climate change is a contributing factor. The same is true for the over 100 unseasonal Spring fires ...

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Editor’s Choice – Your love for Bangladesh?

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Bangladesh and Politics Your love for Bangladesh? Editor’s Choice Let me start by giving you an introduction about Bangladesh. Bangladesh fought for 9 long months with Pakistani in a Civil War before it finally gained independence on the 16th December ...

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Beautiful Bangladesh – Mermaid Beach Resort

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 by Sagar Shahriar Bangladesh, a land of breath taking greenery and ever beautiful rivers is a gift to its inhabitants. The land, the rivers, canals and, not the least, the sea beaches are always mesmerizing. Hundreds of thousands of people ...

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