Canada and Vietnam Establish New Comprehensive Economic Partnership: Inclusivity, Sustainability, and AI in the Context of MSMEs

Canada and Vietnam Establish New Comprehensive Economic Partnership: Inclusivity, Sustainability, and AI in the Context of MSMEs

From November 8th to November 11th, 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid a historic visit to Vietnam where he and Vietnamese Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, announced a comprehensive economic partnership. After 44 years of diplomacy, Canada and Vietnam are taking their relations to a new level, hoping to enhance prosperity in both countries through trade and investment.

The Veneer of Nonprofit Transparency: Mind Your Donated Dollars as Charities Respond to Natural Disasters

The Veneer of Nonprofit Transparency: Mind Your Donated Dollars as Charities Respond to Natural Disasters

Government agencies, donor networks, and charity watchdog groups need to share and support public relations efforts of transparent and operationally-effective charities. Identifying local, high-impact organizations working on the ground is a good start to ultimately distancing donor networks away from donating to egregious charities.

The Dalai Lama Visits Mongolia: Who's Slapping Who with the Yellow Hat?

The Dalai Lama Visits Mongolia: Who's Slapping Who with the Yellow Hat?

Two months ago, on November 18th, 2016 His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in Mongolia. He had been invited to speak by the Gandantegchinlen Monastery on issues of materialism and faith in the twenty-first century. Normally this would not be a newsworthy event outside of Ulaanbaatar and yet it made many Western headlines. This visit was significant because the Dalai Lama’s confirmed the identity of the 10th Jebtsundampa Khatagt, which signalled the growing importance of Mongolia in future Tibetan-Chinese relations. This however, was completed missed by many Western news sources who spun this even as significant because of economic reasons.