Monthly Archives: October 10, 2011

  • Lessons from the Irrawaddy

    October 10, 2011

    Though painful for China’s investors, the suspension of a multibillion-dollar dam in Myanmar could teach those wanting to do business abroad an important lesson in political risk, writes Liao Ruo.

  • Everest’s retreating ice

    October 08, 2011

    Climate change is altering the face of the Himalayas but research that could confirm it hasn’t caught up with mountain-dwellers’ observations. After a trek with scientists, Suzanne Goldenberg finds the warning signs hard to ignore.

  • Vietnam’s threatened rice bowl

    October 04, 2011

    As seas rise, salt levels in the tributaries of the Mekong River Delta are likely to spell disaster for millions of poor farmers – and an ancient way of life. Kit Gillet reports.