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    Test of faith

    Asia focus, Published on 27/04/2015

    » Life stands still in Ladakh's Buddhist monasteries. Prayers, monastic chores, fasting, more prayers and more fasting is pretty much how monks have lived their austere lives here for centuries. Trappings of technology such as mobile phones and Maggie (instant noodles) have trickled in but with no significant impact on their Spartan lives.

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    A career driven by pride and purpose

    Business, Published on 23/06/2018

    » His parents' example instilled a passion for civil service in Ekniti Nitithanprapas, who quickly rose through the ranks to take over the top job at the Revenue Department, the Finance Ministry's largest tax-collecting unit, at a relatively young age.

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    Asia in 2017

    Asia focus, Published on 25/12/2017

    » Nuclear threats, a humanitarian crisis, digital transformation and economic recovery among the themes that shaped the Asian agenda this year.

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    The art of living

    Business, Apornrath Phoonphongphiphat, Published on 18/12/2017

    » Chonrada Intiang, who turned 44 this year, decided to test the modern maxim that "life begins at 40", quitting her job of 20 years, seeking to leave her own iconic stamp on the world of fashion.

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    Central Group banks on the Eternal City

    Business, Pitsinee Jitpleecheep, Published on 06/12/2017

    » Nowadays, people are less in love with the actual products, as their wardrobes are already full. Rather, what they want today is an experience, and what experience can be better than a big-store experience, asks Vittorio Radice, vice-chairman of Rinascente.

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    Yogyakarta: A city rich in culture and courage

    Business, Tientip Subhanij, Published on 26/08/2016

    » I just got back from a business trip to Yogyakarta last week, and I feel so lucky to have been born in Thailand. It's not because Yogyakarta -- everyone calls it Jogja -- is not a pleasant town, but because its people have to face so many challenges.

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    King Kong ride coming to Universal

    Business, Published on 08/05/2015

    » ORLANDO, Florida: King Kong first appeared on screens in New York City in 1933, but next summer, he'll be in Florida , headlining a new thrill ride at Universal Orlando.

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    Cambodia rising

    Asia focus, Published on 22/12/2014

    » Still in the early stages of its development as a capitalist economy, Cambodia has much more room to grow. The direction that growth should take is still being debated, but the country is widely expected to be one of the bigger beneficiaries of Asean integration starting next year.

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    Idea Man

    Asia focus, Published on 01/12/2014

    » Another day, another forum of global leaders in sharp business suits at a five-star hotel. But I spot the person I have come to interview in a second — he's the only one not wearing a jacket.

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    Through the looking glass

    Asia focus, Published on 06/01/2014

    » Hidden in the back streets of Yangon through dirt roads and dense foliage lie the unmarked ruins of a factory where a community of famed glassmakers used to come to create.

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