In Japan, paying your final respects to your nearest and dearest needn't be a long, drawn-out affair. You can now bid your last farewells to loved ones without ever unbuckling your seatbelt and leaving your car. A Japanese company is offering the world's first drive-through funerals, as Laurent Berstecher explains.
We also meet the Frenchman who's working hard to turn Thailand's arid rice fields into something more lush and green.
And we meet the Chinese man who has become a master in French fromage, after coming to Corsica to learn how to make magic out of sheep's milk. Alexander Aucott has more on Beijing's one and only artisan cheese maker.