Category: List of articles about Bangladesh

A list of my articles about Bangladesh: 2009 – 2012

Starting with the most recent and working back…

The Extraordinary Expat in Dhaka – PART 3:  “The sense of community in Old Dhaka was strong – and still is.” The Weekend Independent Magazine, 13 January 2012

[High Quality] VIDEO – Bangladesh: Many Rivers to Cross, Published on WordPress on 4 January 2012

The Extraordinary Expat – PART 2: “Dhaka was a completely different place back then.”  The Weekend Independent Magazine on 30 December 2011

Guest blogger Mahnaz Khan: Inside the lives of ULAB’s married female students. This article was published in the November edition of The ULABian, a student newspaper published by The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.

“We came to Dhaka for six months but stayed 30 years:” an extraordinary expat from Kansas. The Weekend Independent Magazine, 23 December 2011

Guest blogger Saddat Hosain: Fish market frustrates students. This article was on the front page of the student newspaper, The ULABian, which is published by the University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh.

Diggin’ Deshi Dogs – PHOTO FEATURE, The Weekend Independent Magazine, 9 December 2011

Women’s empowerment helps build a strong economy, says Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner during Dhaka visit. The Independent, 3 December 2011

November: a grisly month of human rights abuses in Bangladesh, The Independent on 2 December 2011

Dhaka: divide and destroy! The Independent (front page), 30 November 2011

Yearnings of a rickshaw puller: “I need a computer” The Weekend Independent,25 November 2011

A complicated honeymoon in Kolkata, WordPress, 9 October 2011

I married a Bangladeshi guy… in a jumpsuit, The Weekend Independent Magazine, 9 September 2011

L.A. comedian Ian Bagg performs in Bangladesh, WordPress, 28 October 2011

Mugged, dragged and scarred: harrowing tales from foreigners in Dhaka, The Independent (front page), 23 August 2011

Dhaka’s traffic jams are a recipe for mental breakdown,  The Weekend Independent Magazine, 12 August 2011

A summary of UNPD’s report, “Beyond hartals: towards democracy in Bangladesh” The Independent (front page), 15 July 2011

Supermarket sob story: Why are imported foods so expensive in Bangladesh?, The Independent, 10 July 2011

In conversation with Christy Turlington Burns: directing a film about maternal health in Bangladesh, Tanzinia, Guatemala and the USA, The Independent, 28 June 2011

Bing the Comeback King: Australian cricketer Brett Lee talks exclusively to The Independent, 27 April 2011

Learning to drive defensively, The Weekend Independent Magazine, 20 March 2011

Landmarks needed for Gulshan’s intersections, The Independent, 17 March 2011

A beauty salon with a difference: Momoca, The Independent, May 2010

Bangladeshis take part in the world’s first cross-border election, The Independent (front page), 1 May 2010

“I can dream colourful dreams”- life in Dhaka University’s female halls, The Independent, May 2010

Strong Backs, Magic Fingers: The dying art of indigenous weaving, The Independent, 11 May 2011

Chittagong, My Love, The Independent, May 2010

Budget airline blues, The Independent, February 2011

“The next great earthquake is knocking at the door,” warns a Bangladeshi seismologist. Here is what you can do to prepare for it. The Independent, 16 April 2011

Dhaka’s largest waste site: photographs of Matuail landfill, Dhaka Live, April 2011

Snake Charmers Village of Ghuradia, Bangladesh, The Weekend Independent Magazine, December 2010

The eleventh hour of my twenties, The Weekend Independent Magazine, June 2011

“Wind down your window and listen up” – “Ali Baba” talks about life as a Dhaka street kid, The Weekend Independent Magazine, 31 January 2010

“If you think you never lie, you’re a liar:” In conversation with comedian Eddie Brill, Dhaka Live, 21 December 2010

Is this the best looking man in Bangladesh? An interview with male model Fardeen Faisal, Dhaka Live, 15 December 2010

A funny man on a serious mission: Naveed Mahbub, The Independent’s Dhaka Live, 24 November 2010

“Master of Mime” Partha Pratim Majumder, The Independent, 20 November 2010

The Biman pilot strike: misery for most, luxury for some, The Independent, 6 November 2010

Fresh lobster in old world surrounds: a review of The Vintage Restaurant at the Sheraton Hotel, The Independent, October 2010

A little bit of Italy goes a long way: Prego at the Westin, Dhaka, The Independent, 15 October 2010

A teenage singer with 31 million Youtube hits: an interview with Palbasha Siddique, The Independent, 12 October 2010

The garment girls of Dhaka, The Scotland Sunday Herald, 3 October 2010

I’ve got a crush on a Bangladeshi guy, WordPress, July 2010

Pack an earthquake bag: it could save your life (or just make it easier), The Independent, February 2011

An interview with Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of BRAC, the world’s largest NGO, The Daily Star’s Friday Magazine, 8 January 2010

Anthrax outbreak causes cattle sales to plummet during Eid, WordPress, 11 September 2010

From Bucharest to Dhaka, with love, The Weekend Independent Magazine, May 2010

Digital Bangladesh: fact or fiction? The Independent, April 2010

RAB and Drik Gallery get caught in crossfire, The Independent, 29 May 2010

“How I learnt to walk… twice” – Recovering from a brutal bashing in Gazipur, The Weekend Independent Magazine, May 2010

Angry garment workers riot in Dhaka’s major shopping district, WordPress, 30 July 2010

Breaking the silence of the camps – Urdu speakers in Bangladesh, The Independent, June 2010

A letter from a reader of The Independent: “Jessica Mudditt: A beam of light,” The Weekend Independent Magazine, 2 July 2010

“To speak or not to speak” – Tagore’s confidence in English, The Weekend Independent Magazine, 2 July 2010

Mime Carnival in Dhaka, The Independent, July 2010

The first Bangladeshi to conquer Mount Everest describes his 43 day expedition – WITH AMAZING PHOTOS, The Independent, June 2010

An evening with Dhaka’s famous palmist, The Weekend Independent Magazine, May 2010

Four dollar braces save a thousand lives, The Independent, 23 June 2010

Investigating youth – nationwide surveys in Pakistan and Bangladesh, The Weekend Independent, 18 June 2010

Catwalking: first time jitters, The Weekend Independent Magazine, 4 June 2010

The worst fire in Dhaka since 1971, WordPress, 24 June 2010

My first Pohela Boishakh – New Year’s Eve in Bangladesh, The Independent, 14 April 2010

 Facebook banned in Bangladesh, The Independent, 31 May 2010

A review of Adib Khan’s “Seasonal Adjustments,” The Daily Star, 10 April 2010

A review of Shazia Omar’s “Like a Diamond in the Sky,” The Daily Star, 6 March 2010

A review of Monica Ali’s “In the Kitchen,” The Daily Star, January 23 2010

Facebook is friendlier in Bangladesh, The Independent, 5 April 2010

The best (and worst) of 300 auto-rickshaw rides, The Daily Star, January 2010

Bishwa Ijtema: five million Muslims, 108 weddings, one Australian female photographer, WordPress, 29 January 2010

Ashura (a.k.a. Muharram): The bloody and the beautiful, WordPress, 28 December 2009

Finding (and losing) Christmas in India, Turkey and Bangladesh, WordPress, 26 December 2009

Too many tigers, complains tourist group in Bangladesh, The Daily Star’s Friday Magazine, 19 December 2009

Finding a flat in Dhaka, The Daily Star, 30 November 2009

Srimangal: It’s all about the tea (and spiders), The Daily Star, December 2009

Bangladesh: the first bit, WordPress, 30 October 2009

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