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An exclusive collection of the best Asian hotels, resorts and spas

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Hong Kong shopping trawl, back alleys and glitzy malls

Hong Kong shopping guide - bargains are best at Sham Shui Po where the streets are packed with deals

Sham Shui Po's Fuk Wa Street (MTR Exit D2) overflows with weekend shoppers as electronics, textiles, clothes and accessories are rolled out by the yard. Golden Computer Arcade is here too/ photo: Vijay Verghese

GREAT CITIES

22 must-dos in fun Taipei

Birds, midnight nibbles and pedal power tours

BUSINESS

It's the meeting season

Great event venues and ballrooms for all occasions

EDITOR'S RANT

Why are you screaming?

Author - Vijay VergheseIn the New Year opt for the handmade, enjoy craft burgers - as Five Guys takes on Shake Shack - but respect moose, and let Godzilla into your life. Amen. And there's the mouth filling artery clogging Wagyu beef burger from Blacows Tokyo for those seeking glorious gooey self-destruction.

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

Top Palawan dive resorts

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

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