Viet Nam

2018 July HCMC

In late July, I spent just over a week in HCMC on business. This dynamic city of roughly 12 million people seems to be growing almost daily, and certainly after a 6 month break since my last visit, the impacts of rapid construction are evident everywhere. Despite the noise and frenetic pace, it is one …

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2018 March HCMC

After Yangon, I flew to Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) in southern Vietnam which is the largest city in the country (approximately 13 million) and its commercial centre. I’ve been coming here for approximately 20 years and it is amazing to see the rapid pace of development, with the skyline dotted with construction cranes. …

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Legacies of War

Every once in awhile some of us are lucky enough to be involved in a project, or to work with someone that really makes a difference.  For me, that project has been Hatfield’s involvement in the Agent Orange assessment and clean up in Viet Nam. Hatfield has worked with Vietnamese authorities and experts from around …

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