It’s difficult to do a background check of a company based in a foreign country with operations overseas. It’s difficult to check to see whether a document is falsified or not. It’s difficult to…

Ngan Hong Nguyen |

Cũng có ở Tiếng việtLast month, we asked you for your views about whether Vietnam’s workforce is ready for the future, "from rice to robots". Developing a skilled workforce for an…

Christian Bodewig |

Sometimes, international convention meetings can be heart-breakingly slow-moving. The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) – one of the three conventions born after Rio in 1992 to drive…

Rachel Kyte |

Cũng có ở Tiếng việt As a member of the WTO since 2007 and located in the middle of fast-growing East Asia, Vietnam has earned a reputation as a smart place to invest. Its people are a major asset…

Christian Bodewig |

Gro Harlem Brundtland, former prime minister of Norway and special envoy of the UN secretary-general on climate change, speaks with Michelle Bachelet, former president of Chile and executive…

Rachel Kyte |

Only a very short time ago, we were drawing blank looks when we mentioned "natural capital accounting." This week at Rio, everyone is talking about it. Walls are plastered with flyers…

Rachel Kyte |

Cũng có ở Tiếng việt This Thursday, March 8, people will be celebrating International Women’s Day all around the world. Vietnam is no exception—there will be numerous events arranged by the…

Mette Frost Bertelsen |

A troubling phenomenon is occurring in large, emerging economies: the gates are closing. Governments, skittish about global economic trends, are introducing new policies to limit imports and…

Mariem Malouche, Julia Oliver |

This traditional Vietnamese print depicts corruption in the form of rats bribing a cat in order to celebrate a wedding. Cũng có ở Tiếng việt As Vietnam sits on the cusp of becoming a middle income…

Victoria Kwakwa, Jim Anderson |