When we talk about economic inequality, let's talk about women

If all the unpaid care work done by women across the globe was carried out by a single company, it would have an annual turnover of $10 trillion – 43 ...

In deadly traffic accidents, the blame goes beyond drivers

Systemic greed should be seen as the driving force behind traffic accidents caused by road rage and reckless ...

Brokers lead Vietnamese workers into exile in foreign lands

Many workers seek jobs abroad, but high brokerage and other fees are demanded of them, often ...
January 13, 2019 | 04:35 pm GMT+7

Football victories show us what we’re missing as a society

We have more common causes than football victories; we need to identify those and build our social ...
January 08, 2019 | 10:04 am GMT+7

What Vietnam’s gifting culture sustains

Giving gifts to people in authority has become normal, but we have to be aware it institutionalizes ...
January 04, 2019 | 09:53 am GMT+7

Poverty's down, but that's small comfort for Vietnam's destitute

Conventional welfare programs, ironically, can’t help the ones who need them the most.
January 01, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

More culpable, less capable: lessons from Da Nang flooding

The lifestyle and habits of urban citizens make them more culpable and less capable of handling ...
December 27, 2018 | 07:43 am GMT+7

Vietnam might become China's dumping ground amidst US trade war

As China rises up the value chain, where do its old low-quality technologies and machinery and the ...
December 23, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Football cements South Korea’s ‘New Southern Policy’

Park Hang-seo and the AFF Championship has been a godsend for South Korean diplomacy in Vietnam.
December 18, 2018 | 11:29 am GMT+7

Confused values in times of rapid economic growth

Vietnam will one day become an advanced economy but the transitions can be costly.  
December 16, 2018 | 01:04 pm GMT+7

Thich Nhat Hanh brings home the miracle of mindfulness

The Vietnamese Zen Master who has guided millions to inner peace has returned to where an ...
December 11, 2018 | 08:15 am GMT+7

Fear will drive our actions, our choice is the direction

Fear has always shaped human history. It can beget violence and apathy, or it can be the strongest ...
December 04, 2018 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

Why our dog was a close family member

Before he died, our family dog, Lu, showed us how intertwined dogs’ lives are with ours, how they ...
November 27, 2018 | 01:59 pm GMT+7

Nha Trang tragedy a painful reminder of long-standing neglect

Vietnam’s urbanization problems, particularly those affecting poor residents, are typically swept ...
November 22, 2018 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Want more foreign talents? Then streamline your labor policies

Putting expats on an equal footing with native workers could be the solution to Vietnam’s “brain ...
November 20, 2018 | 08:56 am GMT+7
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