Latest update: 17/09/2012
The Xi Jinping enigma
China's president-in-waiting, Xi Jinping, reappears after questions were raised over his unexplained disappearance from the public eye. Next, as we head into the monsoon season, Thailand is building its version of the Great Wall to prevent floodwaters from destroying urban areas. Finally, we look at how the Chinese have become avid fans of plastic surgery.