AZM Anas

AZM Anas is an economic editor at The Financial Express, Bangladesh’s lone English language business newspaper.

After a Painful Eviction, Bangladesh Slum Dwellers Start Over With a 99-Year Lease

The new settlement offers a model of housing security for the urban poor.

Textile Plants Are Dhaka’s Water Problem—and Also Its Solution

Workplace safety in garment mills gets most of the attention, but the industry's environmental impacts are also a huge concern.

Can Dhaka Get a Handle on Its Air Pollution?

Fumes from brick kilns kill almost as many people each year as the 2013 textile mill collapse. But they're finally starting to clean up their act.