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Wealthy waists: The role of fast food in Southeast Asia

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The economic rise of Southeast Asia has given vast swathes of the developing world increased disposable income to dine out more frequently and experiment with new tastes, such as KFC and burgers, writes Justin Calderon.

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A great infographic that shows the main reasons why people from Westerns countries choose to retire in Southeast Asia. Plus a comparison of living and housing costs and crime rates of the most popular countries.
Asian Food By Akibara

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Southeast Asian nations are more likely to export less food in years to come as their urban populations are growing, which increases domestic demand, puts a strain on food production and requires more resources.
Bhutanese Women Are They Happy

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Bhutan’s fledging steps into the free market have allowed policymakers there to experiment with unorthodox ideas. The Gross National Happiness (GNH) is a suggested tool for guiding towards a more enlightened growth path.
Reducing Obesity

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The recent measure of the New York City Board of Health to ban the sale of large sugary soft drinks has turned the attention...
RR

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Forbes Magazine is out with its newest richest people of a country list, and this time it's Thailand. The collective wealth of the 40...
Jakarta Indonesia

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Increased demand for goods and services from burgeoning middle-class populations has shifted the comparative cost of living upwards for developing cities across Asia, many...