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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The sad state of Bangladeshi democracy

THE recent death of the former president of Bangladesh HM Ershad has refocused international attention on the mixed legacy his eight-year tenure left behind. Although Ershad did manage to reintroduce...

Will Vietnam follow China down the pollution path?

THE news that China is bracing for smog waves as the winter heating season begins has once again put the dangerous levels of air pollution in Asia in the spotlight. With...