Asia Pac Unwrapped

The diplomatic evolution of Australia

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23 August 2015

Episode 17

30 minutes


Photo: Victoria Rachitzky Hoch

The mining boom is over, diplomacy has taken a beating and the prime minister isn’t very popular. We discuss the challenges facing Australia with the country’s former foreign minister Alexander Downer. We also browse a new retail concept in Singapore that’s catching plenty of attention at Changi Airport. Plus: touching down in Chengdu, we learn how one architecture firm is gaining admiration for its unique blend of modern style and traditional Chinese design.

23 August 2015

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