This week, the prime minister of Bangladesh re-wrote the government's dress code in hopes of easing the country's energy shortage. She ordered male government employees to stop wearing jackets and ties.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh warned that she'd take tough action against a mutiny by paramilitary border security guards if they did not surrender their weapons immediately. New York Times reporter Somini Sengupta joins the show.
Microloans have helped some of the poorest people in the developing world become entrepreneurs. They, too, are part of the global financial web that is now in crisis. The World's Lisa Mullins speaks with Alex Counts of the Grameen Foundation.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's book critic Christopher Merrill about a novel set in East Pakistan, the part of Pakistan that declared its independence in 1971 as the new nation of Bangladesh.
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