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How airlines, airports stack up on duty-free shopping

Best Asian duty-free prices at airports and 30,000ft aloft

At Seoul's Incheon International Airport duty-free shopping sales are intense and varied with fragrances and skin-care products and face masks leading the way at the Shilla Duty-Free and Lotte stores/ photo: Vijay Verghese.

QUICK POLL

It's foolish to talk to a silly robot

Hotel room voice controls spark lively debate

MEETINGS

Corporate meetings Asia guide

Great event venues and ballrooms for all occasions

EDITOR'S RANT

Accident by design?

Author - Vijay VergheseThe tragic B-737 MAX-8 crashes have put the spotlight on possible design flaws and an absurdly cosy aircraft certification process. What has emerged over the years is a pattern of obfuscation by Boeing and consistent deflection of media discussion to pilot incompetence or poor maintenance.

SPA ESCAPES

Taiwan spa hideaways

Taiwan spa resorts, and a Taipei fun guide with 22 must-do things. Plus our Taipei business hotels review.

ISLANDS

Best Maldives resorts review

Plus our Cebu resorts review for lovers, divers and an exotic Palawan resorts review for all tastes. Boracay is back.

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