Lam Thuy Vo

Lam Thuy Vo appears in the following:

Translating The Coca-Cola Experience

Friday, June 07, 2013

For more about Coke's return to Myanmar, listen to Robert Smith's story on Morning Edition.

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When A Country Doesn't Trust Its Banks (In 4 Gifs)

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Swe Win, who works as a translator and journalist in Myanmar, keeps most of his money — roughly $1,800 in Singaporean and U.S. Dollars — in a diary. He carries it in his backpack wherever he goes.

That's because he doesn't trust Myanmar's banking system. He'd rather keep his cash ...


Two Centuries Of Energy In America, In Four Graphs

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Until well into the 19th century, if you lived in the U.S. and wanted to heat your house, fire your forge, or whatever, you did what people had done for thousands of years: You chopped down a tree and burned it.

It wasn't until the rise of the railroads in ...


Video: Secrets From The Potato Chip Factory

Thursday, April 04, 2013

For more on potato chip innovation, look at these five animated GIFs.

We took a tour of Herr's potato chip factory in Pennsylvania to find out how making chips has changed (and gotten more efficient) since 1946.

A note: Ed Herr says workers whose jobs were replaced by ...


22 Million Americans Are Unemployed Or Underemployed

Thursday, April 04, 2013

The economy added 88,000 jobs last month, according to today's disappointing jobs report. That's not even enough to keep up with population growth.

As of March, 11.7 million people were unemployed. But that number doesn't include people who were working part time because they couldn't find a full-time job. ...


How We Use Energy: Then And Now

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Manufacturing in the U.S. still uses the most energy. But its share has been decreasing. That's partly because we've moved from energy-intensive manufacturing to a more service-based economy. And also partly because of a slowing population growth and improving energy efficiency.

And while homes have become more energy ...


Rubber Ducks And Cheap Watches: Photos From New York's Junk Economy

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

A cluster of wholesale stores in Manhattan sell a weird mix cheap stuff to small entrepreneurs from Africa and Latin America.


How Facebook Can Live Up To The Hype

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Facebook needs more users — and it needs to figure out how to make more money off of each user.

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