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Monocle: Asia Pac Unwrapped #2

May 2015

ANZ has partnered with Monocle for this 30 minutes podcast, anchored by Monocle’s unrivalled team of editors and correspondents, and produced out of their bureaux in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore. Asia Pac Unwrapped is an unmissable weekly briefing from the world’s most dynamic region.

May 11:

A leading Australian architecture firm is attracting a lot of attention throughout Asian markets, Nolan Giles takes a closer look to find out why. In Hong Kong, our bureau chief Aisha Speirs explores the rising popularity of entrepreneurial co-working spaces. And Mele-Ane Havea drops into Midori House for a chat with Ben Rylan about how the burgeoning world of impact investing is making a big difference for a few small giants in Melbourne. Plus, new high speed rail comes with big changes for a small Japanese city, and the week ahead in numbers with Adele Ferguson.

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Night image of a Tokyo bullet train (Yurikamome)

Program Content 

OPPORTUNITY OF THE WEEK (Ben Rylan)
Quick detail on the week in numbers w/ Adele Ferguson in Melbourne

IN RESIDENCE (Nolan Giles, Monocle’s Singapore bureau chief)
Hal Guida of GMB Architects on why his firm is experiencing success in the Asian market

REPORTAGE (Aisha Speirs, Monocle’s Hong Kong bureau chief)
The rise of co-working spaces in Hong Kong.

THE BENCHMARK (Ben Rylan)
Interview with Mele-Ane-Havea, general manager of Small Giants, a Melbourne based impact-investment firm.

ONE DAY IN (Ben Rylan with Kenji Hall, Monocle’s Asia editor at large)
Tokyo: A look at the new Shinkansen rail service from Tokyo which starting running from mid-March.

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