Development

Encountering Development: How Arturo Escobar Challenges the Discourse of Development

It was a breezy day under the lush tree in Ateneo de Manila University when I carefully read a book titled “Encountering Development: The Making and Unmaking of the Third World”. At first, I read it for class assignment during my exchange program but in the end the book changed the way how I see… Continue reading Encountering Development: How Arturo Escobar Challenges the Discourse of Development

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Development, Environment

Manual to Save the Earth (Simplified)

As it is widely known, America’s Trump will withdraw US from Paris Climate Agreement.[1] This has incited various reactions. One of which is France’s Emmanuel Macron who makes pun out of “Make America Great Again” slogan by calling the world to “Make Our Planet Great Again”.[2] As you reach the end of the first paragraph,… Continue reading Manual to Save the Earth (Simplified)

Development

This Is How Quy Contributes to Vietnam’s Development

Having taken a break from blogging in order to focus on my undergrad thesis, I am finally here. As a comeback, this post is dedicated to summarize a very meaningful discussion with Quy, a young Vietnamese lecturer and a head of environmental project; an excellent woman indeed. Hello! Thank you for sparing your time for… Continue reading This Is How Quy Contributes to Vietnam’s Development