FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Tuesday night’s English Club, held in a near-empty café in Hanoi’s suburbs, began like this: First, we introduced ourselves and played a game. As we went around the circle we had to give our name, then think of an adjective beginning with the same first letter. Then each person had to recite those who had come before. Read more in The Economist.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Vietnamese justice can be swift as well as ferocious, as three bloggers discovered almost as soon as they came before the People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City, charged with having […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — At one side of the large concrete Hoa Binh Market in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 5 sits an “illegal market,” where vendors set up small light bulbs over their produce […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Earlier this year, Global Witness scored international headlines with a telling report on illegal land grabbing in Cambodia and Laos by Vietnamese companies and the extraordinary damage these companies had inflicted on the […]