Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 11:42 by
It’s never easy news to deliver.
But with one-year-old Jalrotchen, there was no way to avoid it. Her mom needed to know. The girl was too small, too thin. Even though she played wide-eyed, when I wrapped the measuring tape around her arm, I knew what was going to read.
Red – the danger zone for child malnutrition. The measuring tape has been designed to assess child malnutrition.
Jalrotchen was 14 months and only 5.3kgs, in desperate need of more...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 10:00 by
In Vietnam, many people are crazy about football.
In 2003, the streets of Hanoi were crowded with a sea of people and flags, celebrating when Vietnam beat Malaysia in a semi-final football match at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, which was held in the capital city.
Riding a motorbike slowly along a road to the national stadium, my friend gave high-fives to every person standing along the road. I remember that my friend’s watch stopped working...