Documentary: 101 East – China’s dirty secrets (Video)
China’s juggernaut economy is the envy of the world, but at what cost to the country’s people and environment? 101 East investigates.
Documentary: China – Inventing Innovation (Video)
China is cultivating a new wave of visionaries in a bid to revive its slowing economic growth. But it also faces allegations of unfair trade practices and intellectual piracy by some of its major trading partners in the US and Europe. 101 East takes a closer look at the issue.
Documentary: Battling the dry (Video)
101 East explores the human cost of the severe drought paralysing Australia’s north.
Documentary: 101 East – Indonesia’s Rock Governor (Video)
We go behind the scenes with the man tipped to become Indonesia’s next president — governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo. Joko Widodo, known as Jokowi, is a man on a mission. Since he was elected governor of Jakarta in October 2012, he has undertaken a gruelling daily schedule in his efforts to make the city more liveable for its 10 million residents. The 52-year-old’s seemingly bottomless reserves of energy have been put to the test – Jakarta has no shortage of pressing issues – but his efforts are paying dividends. Everywhere Jokowi goes, people swarm around him. His popularity has risen so rapidly that he is tipped to become Indonesia’s next president when elections are held in July.
Documentary: 101 East – South Korea, Caught in the Web (Video)
We look at the impact of internet addiction as more and more South Koreans get caught in the web.
Documentary: Bursting at the seams – Indonesia (Video)
Can the country that is already battling poverty and pollution avoid a population explosion?
Documentary: Food for thought (VIDEO)
Food For Thought: deconstructing the deadly dangers for consumers, 101 East shows the hidden harm in the Chinese food industry’s rush for lower costs.101 East is a weekly current affairs programme covering Asia, a dynamic region with diverse cultures and conflicting politics.