Personal Growth

Monocle: Asia Pac Unwrapped #14

August 2015

Anchored by Monocle’s unrivalled team of editors and correspondents, and produced out of our bureaux in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore, Asia Pac Unwrapped is an unmissable weekly briefing from the world’s most dynamic region.

August 3:

Delicious food and superb wine might rank high on any culinary devotee’s wish list, but what about the design of a restaurant? And in Japan, developers and government officials are trading barbs over preparations for the 2020 Olympics. We also check-in at a new luxury high-rise in Hong Kong, and we get the best of Singapore in 24 hours.

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The majestic Marina Bay Sands towers over the Singapore CBD

Program Content

1) TRENDSPOTTING
South Korea’s plans to protect Samsung from foreign investors with Dr Ramon Pacheco Pardo in Seoul

2) IN RESIDENCE
How to design a restaurant with Scott Pickett in Melbourne

3) REPORTAGE
Olympic preparations in Japan with Kenji Hall in Tokyo

4) THE BENCHMARK
Hong Kong’s new luxury development with Kurt Lin in Hong Kong

5) ONE DAY IN
24 hours in Singapore with Nolan Giles

 

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