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Andrew Symon: Wonderful company lost

  • Roderick Brazier


Phnom Penh | Tue, March 10 2009 | 02:45 pm

PREMIUM Andrew Symon, a writer and researcher of Southeast Asian industry and history, died in Singapore on Feb. 24, aged 49. Late in 1996, a disheveled beanpole of a man approached me in the Jakarta offices of The Castle Group (now Castle Asia). Sweaty, and panting after a walk through Jakarta's mad streets, Andrew Symon was eager to tell me about his just-completed report on Indonesia's chronic...