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Sean Dix On Reimagining Asia’s Dining Design Culture

The founder of dix design + architecture has been designing contemporary furniture and iconic luxury spaces for over 20 years. His projects range from archetypal chairs and high-concept Michelin-starred restaurants to Moschino and Furla flagship boutiques. Sean’s Dix’s clients span the globe, and his latest commissions see the studio creating new projects in Hong Kong, Manila, Shenzhen, Southern California, Ho Chi Minh City, Sardinia and Bangkok.

Coming from Hong Kong, I’m amazed to realise that many of the beautiful spaces, particularly dining spaces, I’ve visited have

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China’s biggest property developer Country Garden sees profits plunge 96% | Chinese economy

China’s biggest property developer Country Garden Holdings has reported a 96% drop in profits, blaming a “severe depression” in the country’s crisis-hit property market in which “only the fittest can survive”.

The company, which is listed in Hong Kong, said preliminary net profit collapsed from 15bn yuan ($2bn) to 612m yuan ($88m) in the first six months of the year thanks to the housing market crisis that is slowly engulfing the Chinese economy.

Country Garden, which boasts thousands of property projects and a footprint in nearly 300 municipalities, has seen its shares plunge more than 70% this year and the

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