Alistair Denness

Alistair Denness

Alistair Denness is a Hanoi-based humanitarian worker with extensive experience working in South-East Asia. He has a political science degree from the University of Virginia and an MA with a regional focus on East Asia from the University of Fudan.

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Vietnam’s last chance: Sustainable tourism

DESPITE being a cautionary tale dating back to the Industrial Revolution, the economy-versus-ecology dilemma continues to plague many developing countries to this day. Vietnam is no exception, with Hanoi boldly...

How the Gulf crisis is striking the Philippines

IT’S BEEN more than a month since four Arab states placed an embargo on Qatar over allegations that the government funds extremist groups – but the tiny emirate is still...