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Jon Fasman

Jon Fasman

is The Economist’s Washington correspondent. He was previously based in South-East Asia

Filming in the killing fields

Cambodia’s recent history is a hard subject for a film, and a surprising one for a superstar-turned-director. Angelina Jolie talked to Jon Fasman about turning genocide into cinema

A fishy business

Chefs the world over are lauding the special umami taste of a small, family-produced fish sauce called Red Boat. Jon Fasman travelled to Phu Quoc to see, and smell, what makes it so special