August 2019

Read the August 2019 issue of INTHEBLACK magazine.

Dr Can Van Luc CPA, chief economist at the state-owned BIDV, the country’s second-biggest lender by market value. Image: Boris Zuliani.

Vietnamese economy stands at a crossroads, and Dr Can Van Luc CPA has a front-row seat


Emissions from the Bluescope steel works at Port Kembla, Wollongong, Australia.

TCFD - linking economic and environmental policy


Peter Scutt, co-founder of Mable, a peer-to-peer marketplace for aged care and disability services.

Mable takes a new approach to the age-old issue of eldercare


If a couple was accustomed to living on a combined salary of A$150,000 or A$200,000, an annual budget of A$60,000 may not really be the retirement they were hoping for.

Retirement in Australia - how much super do you need?


Feeling overextended means it is time for a change by adjusting long working hours, improving your recovery strategies or recruiting assistance.

Can you work too much overtime?


With a collaborative and honest relationship, Shulun Janif CPA and Stuart Anderson CPA are on an automation mission at Fiji Airways. Image: Ropate Kama.

Project partners on an automation mission at Fiji Airways


Looking down on ground water that has accumulated in the pit of the Mountain Pass rare earth mine.

Extracting the truth about rare earths


Overtourism? Tourists on a crowded beach on Krabi, Thailand.

Too many tourists: not everyone is celebrating the tourism boom


Shelley Banton realised that to take advantage of the kind of technology now streaming into the marketplace, she had to have a bigger firm behind her. Image: Anthony Geernaert.

Harnessing technology for better outcomes for auditor and client


The transformation of Singapore’s economy during the past five decades has driven rapid economic growth and significant social welfare gains.

The Singapore economy looks to reinvent itself