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This look into the lives of Hong Kong’s domestic workers is informed by Xyza Cruz Bacani’s own experiences as a second-generation migrant domestic worker.
Air is both invisible and vital. Few individuals ever take time to think about what fuels their every breath, and yet its absence is impossible to ignore. Air is ever-important, but hardly noticed.Xyza Cruz Bacani, photographer and one of Asia Society’s 2018 ...
 
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The extra costs will cover flights booked in September and October. New rates will apply for November and December.
One-way plane tickets for international flights from or to the Philippines will go up by an additional P381 to P3,632 in September and October 2018, depending on the distance, according to information from the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB).The CAB, the government body ...
 
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On the other end, how much does it cost to live in the world's cheapest city?
Hong Kong is the most expensive city to live in as an expat, according to a March 2018 survey conducted by Mercer. One key factor in the east Asian city’s top ranking is its housing costs, where one square foot is priced at ...
 
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Secret bars you've never heard of, a Swedish visual artist making her Asian debut, a month-long film festival, and more.
Hong Kong is always happening and the city never stays the same for long. While its great to settle for tried-and-test favorites, why not dive into this dynamic city and sample something new? Newly opened establishments worth your attention A post shared by The ...
 
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Adeline Ooi shares her long-term plans for the large-scale international fair and how Filipino art fits into the equation.
On its sixth edition, Art Basel in Hong Kong will welcome 248 galleries from 38 countries to exhibit works by representing artists.The number of galleries, while impressive as compared to the scale of other art fairs in the region, is a standard ...
 
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Watch fireworks from a rooftop in Bangkok, participate in medieval Icelandic traditions, or dance to Sting live in the Bahamas.
Sure, holiday travel can be a nightmare—so if you're going to suffer through it, the trip better be worthwhile. From oceanfront revelry in Rio to pyrotechnic-fueled parties in Reykjavik, we promise these NYE destinations won't disappoint.1. Reykjavik, IcelandIceland’s capital city is known for going all ...
 
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Can’t decide where to go for the holidays? Let this be your guide.
If you haven’t booked that ticket or decided on a place to escape for the holidays yet, here's our list to guide you in choosing where to spend the long Christmas break. We’ve scoured through countless travel guides, our notes from our ...
 
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With her home in Hong Kong, popular accessories designer Fiona Kotur Marin shows us that her tastemaker qualities extend way beyond the bags and shoes that she is known for.
Intimate and influential Fiona Kotur Marin, founder of the successful women’s fashion accessory label Kotur, has been surrounded by creative individuals all her life. Her mother Sheila is a successful artist and interior designer, while sister Alexandra served as both style director ...
 
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The time is right to really see the country behind the headlines—its restored historic treasures, the cutting-edge art, and all the thrills of a rising new world.
There is a small enclosed garden in the northeast corner of the Forbidden City, Beijing’s 200-acre red-walled, yellow-roofed, built-to-intimidate immensity, where between 1420 and 1911 the emperors of China’s last two dynasties, the Ming and the Qing, lived and ruled.The garden was ...
 
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One sits on the 118th floor of a luxury hotel.
What Asia lacks in land space, it makes up for in height and unique concepts. These cosmopolitan rooftop bars get the compromise right.Three Sixty at Millennium HiltonBangkok, ThailandThree Sixty is designed to be an observation deck. Inside, leather couches are lined against ...
 
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These newly opened restaurants have a history of award-winning chefs and iconic owners.
The next time you’re in the bustling city of Hong Kong, try out these choice restaurants with award-winning chefs and Michelin stars to back them up.Tsuta RamenWith the opening of this one Michelin-starred ramen restaurant on a street that already houses noodles ...
 
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The general manager of Cirkulo, Azuthai, Milky Way, and Tsukiji lists her top recommendations in Osaka, Taipei, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Sapporo, and Baguio, among others.
My best discovery in Osaka is not a restaurant, but a person. Kuniyoshi Okamoto, or Kuni to his legion of Pinoy friends, manages the M chain of restaurants that serves consistently high-quality Matsusaka beef. He has become Osaka’s most popular point person ...
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