Personal Growth

Monocle: Asia Pac Unwrapped #20

September 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

September 14:

The burgeoning tourism sector is pushing many airlines throughout Asia back into profit. We take a look at which other sectors might be feeling the effects. And how sought after is Danish design among discerning Hong Kong shoppers? We talk to the man behind a sought after furniture retailer in the city. We also examine the factors behind trendy up and coming neighbourhoods in Seoul. Plus, the surprisingly stylish and technologically innovative art of keeping goldfish in Tokyo. (Yes, it's a real thing.) 

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Up to 5,000 goldfish or "kingyo" form part of Hidetomo Kimura's stunning art and light show at Japan's Art Aquarium.

Program Content

1) TRENDSPOTTING
Asian airlines spring back into profit with Ellis Taylor from Flight Global

2) IN RESIDENCE
The Australian impact of China’s economy with Leo Shanahan from The Australian

3) REPORTAGE
Keeping goldfish in Tokyo with Kenji Hall and Fiona Wilson

4) THE BENCHMARK
Danish design in Hong Kong with Kurt Lin

5) ONE DAY IN
What makes a trendy neighbourhood in Seoul?" with Jason Strother

 

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