Jonathan Head

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How has Vietnam been so successful at containing COVID-19?

Apr 23, 2020
It's had just 268 confirmed infections and zero deaths reported.
Motorists wearing face masks ride on a busy road in Hanoi on April 23, 2020, as Vietnam eased its nationwide social isolation effort.
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'Thaksinomics' tries again in Thailand

Nov 28, 2013
What's been the impact of populism in Thailand?

Arab League gives Syria deadline to stop violence

Nov 17, 2011
Pressure is mounting against the Syrian government to stop violent protests in the country. If they continue past the three day deadline, economic sanctions are the next step.

Egyptian stock market reopens

Mar 23, 2011
Egypt's stock market dropped 10 percent in the space of just a minute. The exchange had been closed since January 27 due to the country's civil and economic unrest.