clockTime to watch: 08:17Posted on September 23, 2014

Kikuo Morimoto

Rolex Laureate, 2004

Moved by the failure of Cambodia’s countryside to recover from decades of war, silk expert Kikuo Morimoto left his job in Thailand in the 1990s to set up silk-fabrication workshops in the hinterlands of Cambodia. His goal was to help impoverished villagers resurrect traditional silk production.

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