Vietnam faces growing threat to energy security, environment

Your family's electricity bills might zoom this year as Vietnam is set to buy 1.5 billion kWh of power from Laos. Read more »

Is Saigon just another city, or is there something more?

With the soaring Saigon skyline descending into a generic urban blandness, it's time to ask: what's left of us? Read more »

How public money is used should be public knowledge

Vietnamese leaders, from deputy ministers up, fly business class, regardless of the flight duration. Read more »

Play time: A problem we can’t play with much longer

It’s been said before, but it has to be repeated till we kick ourselves on the backside and get our kids moving. Read more »

Thinking out of the box on heritage protection

Sometimes life confronts us with difficult choices, where we can obtain something we value only at the expense of losing something else that we care about too. Read more »

Popping the question about a match made in heaven

When billionaires spend millions on weddings, what are we celebrating? Read more »