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Lakeside Shenanigans... Prud Lesnoy, Russia

Russia boasts 37,653km of coastline, however it is also 17.1 million km² so the chances of you living close to the sea are slim. Fortunately for you, Russia is blessed with plentiful lakes, ponds, forests and nature. 488 more words

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Dunhuang: The Desert Oasis

Imagine trekking for hundreds of miles with your camel caravan in tow through the vast arid desert. You haven’t had cool water in weeks, and haven’t seen anything green for miles. 355 more words

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Singapore, Our First Love

Found in one of the shops in Haji Lane! Happy thoughts came flooding me as I reminisce these days ;)

Last 2014, the three of us had one of the most exciting adventures of our lives– we traveled internationally JUST BY OURSELVES! 1,803 more words

Travels

In Phrygia

7/19 – 7/20/13. Kutahya, Turkey.

My guidebook could find no better adjectives for Kutahya than “provincial” and “dusty” –and both, it must be said, seem to be borne out in truth. 2,361 more words

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Giving viewers what they want: how consumers are changing the VOD industry in Southeast Asia

(Source: e27.co)

There has never been a better time to be a screen-addict in Southeast Asia.

Video-on-demand (VOD) sees more players each month (disclosure: we just launched Viu in Malaysia and Singapore); traditional industry players such as broadcasters and telcos are providing new offerings and new international players are making a beeline for the region. 1,032 more words

Startups

Director Zhang Wei on the Challenges of Making China's First Transgender-themed Film

Chinese entrepreneur-turned-director Zhang Wei is becoming known for naturalistic portrayals of the marginalised in China’s rapidly changing society, including “Factory Boss,” about a factory owner who desperately takes on low margin jobs from Western conglomerates to keep his business afloat, and “Destiny” (“Xi He”) the tale of an autistic boy’s struggle to get an education.  818 more words

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