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Bangladesh on a knife edge: Why India needs to wake up to the economic crisis and political instability looming in the east

Bangladesh on a knife edge: Why India needs to wake up to the economic crisis and political instability looming in the east

Protests and violence are so routine in Bangladesh that treating the ongoing crackdown on opponents of Sheikh Hasina as anything other than the noise generated by the election might seem like a stretch. From the latest deaths of opposition activists in police shootings, and the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) demanding an “interim” administration that …

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North East Entrepreneurs Dominate List of Innovators and Leaders on BostInno's '25 Under 25'

North East Entrepreneurs Dominate List of Innovators and Leaders on BostInno’s ’25 Under 25′

Deadlines can bring out the best in people. In Hannah Ung’s case, half an hour before her presentation to a Northeastern class, she decided on a name for her proposed startup: Boxy. A year later, Boxy is in business, allowing students to rent storage space in private homes for their belongings, such as an Airbnb …

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Black leaders on Buffalo's East Side build markets to fight food insecurity

Black leaders on Buffalo’s East Side build markets to fight food insecurity

BUFFALO, NY – The historic Fruit Belt neighborhood on Buffalo’s east side, with its Grape, Peach and Lemon streets, was once thriving. Yet now, in place of the orchards that once gave the area its name, there are abandoned houses with broken steps and ‘no trespassing’ signs, empty plots of land overgrown and a troubling …

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Middle East oil producers under pressure to cut prices again | OilPrice.com

The Middle East has steadily reaped the benefits of its oil wealth throughout 2022, arguably one of the most successful years for the region as a whole in recent history. Yet the outlook for next year is not so rosy. The global economy is in disarray, with the double whammy of a strong US dollar …

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Anne Hathaway backs Pact, an all-female VC for mission-driven startups, West to East

Anne Hathaway backs Pact, an all-female VC for mission-driven startups, West to East

How many venture capital funds can you name where the three partners all had babies while raising funds, have deep ties in Asia as well as Europe and the United States, and include actress Anne Hathaway as an LP? Not much that I would risk. But that’s the profile of Pact, a new Seed VC …

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