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In many cities I would say that filling fields with cement apartment blocks is not progress, but here I see too many people sleeping in the streets. Whatever the homes look like, at least they're homes.
The Dhaka Commute: Part 2

February 13th 2014
The streets of Dhaka change dramatically between 7am and 4pm. By 6 o’clock in the evening many streets are at a bumper to bumper standstill. Gone are the street sweepers and the construction workers brushing their teeth on the side of the road. Although it can take less than ten minutes to drive to work in the morning, there have been days when it took over an hour to drive home. I can usuall ... read more
Asia » Bangladesh » Dhaka

Bangladeshi Flag Bangladesh came into existence in 1971 when Bengali East Pakistan seceded from its union with West Pakistan. About a third of this extremely poor country floods annually during the monsoon rainy season, hampering economic development.... ... read more
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