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November 2012

A special report on world health, a Danish hospital with a domestic twist, and don’t miss our Expo on a regular day at the office in Japan, which starts with bending and stretching exercises.

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Perfect old age community

Welcome to our dream town designed for the mature years. Part of the housing is government-subsidised but most has been developed by passionate fundraising and former residents. The cost of living here is moderate; busi…

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Observation

Staying in good health is about looking after what you have as well as thinking ahead. Speaking of which, join us soon at the new Monocle Café for an autumn pick-me-up.

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My last meal: Joël Robuchon

Joël Robuchon’s 17 restaurants hold 26 Michelin stars. He chooses his venue Yoshi for his ‘last meal’ of green tea, salmon carpaccio, sushi and kudamono fruit salad. He finds inspiration in Japanese cuisine and believes the…

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Written diagnosis

‘The Lancet’ has been in existence for 189 years and is considered an institution in the publishing industry. Monocle meets the staff of the British medical weekly that is always authoritative and occasionally controversial…

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Lucca

For those who want to breathe in the Tuscan air but avoid sharing it with too many tourists, Lucca’s old town could be just the ticket.

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The real winners

As candidates ramp up the spending on their US presidential election campaigns, we look at some of the businesses that do very nicely when the party purse-strings are open.

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Aircraft procedure

Despite over 30 years in Australia’s public health sector, Greg Rochford experienced some turbulence when he became CEO of the country’s iconic Royal Flying Doctor Service. One year on, he’s gaining altitude.

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Dato' Sri Idris Jala

Monocle’s foreign editor meets the man in charge of transforming Malaysia’s economy. Encouraging competitiveness, creating jobs, helping the poor and enabling democracy are his three main challenges.

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Grey matters

Getting old is inevitable but providing for people when they do is too often skirted. Monocle has tracked down those making a difference and showing up the authorities in the process.

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Asia briefing

We look at motorcade of Indonesia president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, and report on an ancient Punjabi sport that's gone global.

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Media briefing

Health-related magazines in Japan, Assouline's new concept store and a Q&A with The Art Journal's editor.

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Oceania briefing

We land in Tuvalu for our Flight Path series, report on dwindling natural resources in Papua New Guinea, and find out why Aussie rules football is going to China.

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