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Why more Asian couples are marrying overseas

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In much of Europe and North America it has long been an open secret that if you want to get married on the cheap or can't stand the thought of having to suffer your relatives for hours on end - an overseas wedding is the answer.

Tying the knot on a far flung beach is a good way of keeping costs down and it is a trend which is now spreading to Asia - a region that's a minefield of etiquette and manners when it comes to arranging these affairs - as Carmen Roberts reports.

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