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Monocle: Asia Pac Unwrapped #18

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

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Is Japan's rail system too safe? We tune into the difficulties facing Tokyo as it tries to market its famous transport internationally. Then we're in Melbourne, where high-end hair salon design mixed with a splash of cocktail lounge is all a day's work for architect Travis Walton. Plus, we continue our interview with former Australian foreign minister Alexander Downer, and we check-in to an eco luxury resort making waves in Cambodia. 

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Listen to China's new push to raise the profile of the potato in the north-east provinces

Program Content

1) TRENDSPOTTING
Check-in with Tokyo with Kenji Hall  in Tokyo

2) IN RESIDENCE
Part II of the interview with former Australian Foreign Minister, Alexander Downer with Ben Rylan in London

3) REPORTAGE
China's marketing strategy for the humble potato with Markus Hippi and Enze Han in London

4) THE BENCHMARK
Travis Walton Architecture and boutique styling with Stephen A. Russell in Melbourne

5) ONE DAY IN
Cambodia’s eco lux resort with Kurt Lin in Hong Kong

 

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