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Flying high: meet the first female commercial pilot trained in Laos

Phinanong Leusasinh discusses her lifelong dream of flying, the difficulties she has faced in a male-dominated industry and what it takes to become a certified pilot

Phinanong Leusasinh discusses her lifelong dream of flying, the difficulties she has faced in a male-dominated industry and what it takes to become a …

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Jet set: Swissotel The Stamford in Singapore

With 1,261 rooms set over 73 floors, Swissotel The Stamford is a true giant of Singapore’s hospitality industry. From Michelin-starred dining options to rooms with sweeping views of the city-state, the hotel delivers classic luxury in the heart of the business district

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BEGGING FOR CHANGE
BEGGING FOR CHANGE
Photo by: NOEL CELIS/AFP
A boy begs on Manila's streets. While the Philippine economy continues to grow at just under 7% per year, the benefits of this growth are not shared by all. A report published by the Asian Development Bank in February showed poverty had increased between 2000 and 2012, with increasing concentrations of poor income units among those aged 30 and under.
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