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Seeking freedom via wartime Macau

Paul French’s Strangers On The Praia tells the story of Jews in Macau fleeing a global pandemic of hate. Continue reading

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Seeking freedom via wartime Macau

Paul French’s Strangers On The Praia tells the story of Jews in Macau fleeing a global pandemic of hate. Continue reading

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Seeking freedom via wartime Macau

Paul French’s Strangers On The Praia tells the story of Jews in Macau fleeing a global pandemic of hate. Continue reading

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Knowing Hong Kong’s place

Sixteen years after the handover to China, Hong Kong is still not the same as the mainland, and that’s precisely what makes it special. Continue reading

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Air Asia Indonesia performance doesn’t fly

Air Asia founder Tony Fernandes says, “Indonesia is the jewel in our crown.” If he’s serious, he’d better upgrade his royal caretakers. Continue reading

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Books


Hong Kong On Air
Hong Kong On Air
Insider view of TV news, love, betrayal, high finance, and cheap lingerie

Red-Blooded Risk
Red-Blooded Risk
The Secret History of Wall Street

Lonely Planet Indonesia
Lonely Planet Indonesia
Updated guide to the world's most intriguing archipelago

The Poker Face of Wall Street
The Poker Face of Wall Street
Gambling for investors and investing for gamblers