Episode 16 - Trans-Pacific Partnership; Hụi (Community Lending)

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, a proposed trade agreement involving 12 Pacific Rim countries, is a big freaking deal. Analysts say it’s potentially the largest trade deal in history. Lilly Nguyễn has five things you need to know, a FYI about the TPP.

No credit? No Problem. The Vietnamese have an alternative way to get a loan. Loa’s new reporter Cavatina Phạm has an insight into the informal borrowing and lending system known as hụi.