Stories about Development from June, 2018
The Nepali “sausage vine” evergreen plant is famous in the United Kingdom, yet remains unknown in Nepal
"We plant and eat fruits of foreign origin like avocado and kiwi...However, we don’t even know that foreigners are trading delicious fruits taken from our own jungles."
Can the United States connect Cubans to the internet? A historical review from the Cuban perspective
There is likely no way for the United States to provide internet access to Cuba without authorization by the Cuban government.
Taiwanese and Vietnamese activists are working together to pursue justice for the victims of the Vietnam marine life disaster
"This is the pain of Taiwanese. If we experience this kind of pain, we should not then inflict it on Vietnam."
Soot causes cancer and lung disease, and long-term exposure to soot increases the risk of coronary artery disease.
"We will not leave our homes. We will fight so long as there are people supporting us and giving us the strength to fight."
Due to stronger global prices for crude oil, India is witnessing a rise in retail prices as the country sources 80% of its oil needs from abroad.