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— by Belle Bondoc-Roberto: HBO’s answer to “Crazy Rich Asians” is a six-episode drama series set in Singapore that shows things as they really are.

“What we’re trying to showcase here is the nonglamorous side of Singapore, not the one you’ve seen in the movie ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’” Singaporean director Ler Jiyuan told the press during a recent conference here…

Image: From left: director Ler Jiyuan, Yeo Yann Yann and Devin Pan

July 5, 2019