Author: Geoffrey House

How FDI fuels vietnam's modernization 0

Foreign Investment in Vietnam

In Vietnam, the most direct route to modernization is tried and true: using other people’s money to build new factories and roads. Communist leaders are soliciting foreign direct investment (FDI) to transform the Southeast...

How to understand developments in Vietnam's first metro system 0

Vietnam’s Metro Is Off Track

Vietnam’s leaders have high hopes for their first metro system. It would improve living conditions for inhabitants of their largest city. Costs related to traffic gridlock in Ho Chi Minh City reach $800 million each year,...

How to understand developments in which Indonesia fights China's incursions 0

Indonesia Fights China’s Incursions

Tempers are flaring in Jakarta. Government leaders in Indonesia’s capital no longer are mediating their neighbors’ disputes with the Chinese government. Now they are lodging their own protests with their long-time diplomatic partners. In...