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From London, Macao is a long way to go to visit Venice. But it seemed like the right place to start a journey into the
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words Anna Bates In one of her many houses, Pearl Lam, Shanghai-based design gallerist and billionaire heiress, is holding dinner. She’s flown in guests from
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words Marcus Fairs The battered white Mercedes van turns off the highway and enters a small, shabby industrial estate outside the small southern Dutch town