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 |

Global attention is mounting about this year's Annual Meetings of the Bank and the Fund in Turkey. From Egypt, where I am on MIGA business on my way to Turkey, the discussion is around…

James Bond |

Earlier this summer, Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka to win the Twenty20 Cricket World Cup. Like any triumph in an international competition, there was a great sense of national pride, this time…

Ben Safran |

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

Frederico Gil Sander |

Santa Catalina Arch, Antigua, Guatemala. Photo © Sanket Mohapatra/World Bank I recently made a presentation on the impact of the financial crisis and our outlook for remittances in 2009-10 at a…

Sanket Mohapatra |

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 |