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  1. A teller counts Indonesian rupiah notes and U.S. dollars for a customer at a money changer in Jakar

    Indonesia aims to recoup nearly US$8 billion of Asian financial crisis debt

    Indonesia has formed a task force that includes law enforcement officials to go after nearly US$8 billion of unrepaid state funds handed out to ...
  2. All-female band VOB had to fight social conservatism and family pressure before becoming one of

    Indonesia's hijab-wearing headbangers VOB trade village life for metal heaven

    The trio behind Voice of Baceprot formed the band as young teens in 2014. They've since attracted international attention from stars such as ...
  3. Ep 4
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    Ep 4: In Search Of Precious Stones: The Flawless Diamond

    Shahzeem secures a Type 2A flawless Diamond from India. As the stone gets processed in Surat, India, Shahzeem learns about lab-grown Diamonds that ...
  4. Ep 3
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    23:51minutes

    Ep 3: Willie Walsh, Director General Of International Air Transport Association

    EU lawmakers recently said vaccinated travellers can soon holiday freely in Europe. As Asia regressed into new lockdowns amid a surge in COVID-19 ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: Euro, Hong Kong dollar, U.S. dollar, Japanese yen, pound and Chinese 100 yuan banknotes

    Asian equities clock biggest foreign outflows since March 2020

    Asian equities in May clocked their biggest foreign outflows in 14 months due to a spike in COVID-19 cases in the region and as growing ...
  6. Ep 3
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    46:35minutes

    Ep 3: In Search Of Precious Stones: The Royal Blue Sapphire

    Working in a world warped by COVID-19, gemstone dealer Shahzeem contacts a trusted colleague in Colombo, Sri Lanka, hoping to secure a rare Royal ...
  7. Ep 2
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    46:04minutes

    Ep 2: The Pigeon’s Blood Ruby

    Chasing a rare Pigeon’s Blood Ruby, Shahzeem works with a colleague in Indonesia. A new client is after a rare Blue Sapphire. Shahzeem contacts an ...
  8. India's COVID Catastrophe
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    48:05minutes

    Ep 9: India's COVID Catastrophe

    Can India face down and recover from the gravest threat to its survival?
  9. FILE PHOTO: Birds fly over a closed steel factory where chimneys of another working factory are see

    Asia's factories sustain expansion, supply chain woes cloud outlook

    Asia's factory activity continued to expand in May thanks to an ongoing recovery in global demand, surveys showed on Tuesday, though rising raw ...