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Calum Stuart

Calum Stuart is a Scottish-Welsh journalist who was previously the Vietnam correspondent for Thomson Reuters based in Ho Chi Minh City and briefly a copy editor at the Democratic Voice of Burma in Chiang Mai. He has worked in both print and broadcast journalism.