I was in Dubai two weeks ago to attend a meeting of the World Economic Forum. Our hosts, the Government of Dubai, told us that Dubai had turned the corner – hotel occupancy was up, airline traffic…

Dilip Ratha |

In a few hours, world leaders and representatives from up to 192 countries will meet in Copenhagen, Denmark, for the highly anticipated United Nations Climate Change Conference, which starts on…

James I Davison |

The International Advisory Group in action at Ban Sop On, one of the resettled villages at Nakai Plateau.

Victoria Minoian |

In “The Library of Babel,” Borges talks about the infinite nature of information and knowledge, because of its endless combinations.

Victoria Minoian |

David Manalo's organization wants to distribute unique floating generators to provide electricity to people in a remote part of the Philippines.

James I Davison |

(This entry was originally published in English on Sep. 9, 2009)   ຕັ້ງແຕ່ໄດ້ເຮັດວຽກເພື່ອຊ່ວຍເຫຼືອວຽກງານດ້ານການສື່ສານ ແລະ ຂໍ້ມູນຂ່າວສານໃຫ້ແກ່ໂຄງການ ໄຟຟ້ານ້ຳເທີນ 2 (NT2) ຢູ່ລາວໃນຕົ້ນປີນີ້,…

Victoria Minoian |

In Laos, the government has reportedly already healed the economy from the economic flu.

Frederico Gil Sander |

At Ban Thalang, a resettled village in the Nakai area of Laos, a standing memory of a not-so-forgotten past is now being happily used as a green onion harvesting pot.

Victoria Minoian |

The Xe Bang Fai river in Laos started to break its banks over the last two weeks in some areas, causing testing to stop for the Nam Theun 2 project. The rainy season in Laos is well advanced now,…

William Rex |

 Photo © Julia Bucknall/World Bank The Gulf News is reporting that oil-rich United Arab Emirates is among the few developing countries to host a major international organization. Abu Dhabi will be…

Julia Bucknall |