Vietnam





How much longer will Vietnam remain a communist country

The Communist Party of Vietnam have helped bring economic prosperity to Vietnam through market reforms and foreign investment. Now those very successes have created the very conditions that could bring about their demise. 


Damned by dam construction? Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and the Mekong river

Dam construction in Laos has an enormous detrimental impact on the Mekong river, and the people who depend on it for their livelihood in Vietnam and Cambodia. Laos is doing little to address the situation. Cambodia and Vietnam suffer from the drastic consequences of dam construction.


How foreign firms are destroying Vietnam’s environment

Foreign firms are committing numerous breaches of environmental regulations but the Vietnamese government is doing very little to bring those responsible to justice. The country needs to find a way of balancing economic growth with environmental preservation.