People ride motorcycles past pawn shops in Hanoi September 9, 2013. Faced with rising living costs and unable to wait until pay day, growing numbers of Southeast Asians are putting their gold ... more 
People ride motorcycles past pawn shops in Hanoi September 9, 2013. Faced with rising living costs and unable to wait until pay day, growing numbers of Southeast Asians are putting their gold jewellery and designer watches in hock, creating a boom in pawnshops across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. Picture taken September 9, 2013. REUTERS/Kham (VIETNAM - Tags: BUSINESS) less 
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Reuters | Photo By KHAM / REUTERS
Mon, Sep 9, 2013 5:35 PM EDT