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Dhaka, Bangladesh
English-language newspapers and TV available? Cost?
If you bring an AFN decoder, that seems to give the best options (not available locally). There's a local English language daily, but it's not that good - people depend mostly on the internet and...
What typical restaurants, food delivery services, and/or takeout options are popular among expatriates?
There are a handful of decent restaurants which have just opened in the last year and a half:Soi 71 (Thai), Mainland China, the 8 (fusion Euro-Asian), Roll Express (local), Khazana (Indian), Izumi (Japanese), Wasabi (pan-Asian),...

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