Singapore’s future prime minister, trans conversation in Japan: 5 trip reads you missed

Singapore’s incoming prime minister, the transgender conversation in Japan, and luxury travel in Nepal: 5 weekend reads you might not have heard. If you would like to see more of our monitoring, please consider contributing. 1. Who is Singapore’s Lawrence Wong? Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong may move down in May 2024, becoming the next non-member of the Lee home to lead the prosperous region. Photo: AFP2. US text on transgender surgeries for young people stirs conversation, threats in JapanThe support of the Asian version of Abigail Shrier’s text, “Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters”, published by Sankei Shimbun Publishing. Photo: X/vocgensan3. All they want is to go back to Pakistan. But Indian-run Kashmir won’t allow themWomen and their children rally in Srinagar, India-administered Kashmir, demanding go files so they can transfer to Pakistan. Photo: Umer Asif4. Nepal was again renowned for its high-end commerce. Today, it wants its king backShinta Mani Mustang, a new luxury hotel in Mustang, Nepal, designed by American designer Bill Bensley. Photo: Sherpa Hospitality Group5. Hidden emails in Chinese brands of Britain’s Chinese restaurantsThe mark for the Dim Sum Duck Chinese restaurant, which the Michelin Guide recommends, is located in London, UK. Its Foreign title- “dim do duk ” in Cantonese- tickled the author’s pun-loving tastes. Photo: Jenny Lau