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Charlie McCann

Charlie McCann

is The Economist’s South-East Asia correspondent


Still making sense

David Byrne has released his first solo album in 14 years. Charlie McCann gets face to face with the former star of Talking Heads

Looping the hoop

Hoop earrings have been a jewellery-box staple for centuries, adorning the ears of bad girls as much as good. Charlie McCann tries them on for size

When girls won’t be girls

Growing numbers of teenagers, convinced they have been born in the wrong body, are switching gender. But young people change their minds about lots of things. What if one of them is their gender? Charlie McCann investigates