Eight simple ideas for APEC to leave no one behind

Poverty and extreme inequality are not destiny. They can be challenged and eliminated.

Middle Europe turns its back on the EU

Central Europe is now deeply and popularly conservative.

Why should foreigners earn more than locals in Vietnam?

Trying to explain the salary disparity and the reasons behind it. 
September 25, 2017 | 08:18 pm GMT+7

How fast fashion is emerging at pace in Vietnam

Vietnam has become a magnet for foreign fashion brands practically overnight, but why so? 
September 20, 2017 | 11:40 am GMT+7

The coming robot arms race

Humanity might be on the verge of some cataclysmic errors when it comes to artificial intelligence. 
September 19, 2017 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

To many Vietnamese, US still a top overseas study destination in spite of Donald Trump

Check out the facts and figures on why so many students are heading state-side.
September 16, 2017 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

The least bad way for Trump to deal with North Korea

Pyongyang is a master of sanctions evasion, devising ever new and effective ways to keep their ...
September 15, 2017 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Coal's problem is not climate change

Coal’s long-term problems stem not from politics but from physical properties that make it an ...
September 14, 2017 | 09:11 am GMT+7

Why women keep beating each other up

The worst thing is, most of the time it's over men.
September 11, 2017 | 11:51 am GMT+7

Is Vietnam’s minimum wage structure sustainable?

Next year's pay rises will still be far below a living wage for those lucky enough to receive them. 
September 10, 2017 | 10:35 am GMT+7

To keep visitors coming back to Vietnam, look no further than Asia Pacific

Why obsess with Western visitors when there's a prime tourism market sitting at the country's ...
September 08, 2017 | 07:32 pm GMT+7

Say NO to illegal wildlife products!

The illegal wildlife trade is an urgent problem. A more urgent problem than most of us realize.
September 07, 2017 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Low VAT rates in Vietnam benefit the rich more than the poor: World Bank

Despite widespread public opposition to raising VAT rates, a World Bank chief economist argues ...
September 03, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

The tax debate: Why raising VAT in Vietnam is just a bad idea

Rising public debt and budget losses can't be solved by a simple tax hike, argues a research fellow ...
September 02, 2017 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

The real effects of banning Americans from North Korea

The ban will go down as one more marker in the long history of conflict between the United States ...
September 01, 2017 | 08:38 am GMT+7
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