Synopsis by Sally Barber
The five-part series Asia Today offers an in-depth look at the forces catapulting change throughout Asia. It includes accounts of economic, cultural, and social development occurring in large cities and small villages within five regions. Part one, China, examines the rapid modernization of the most densely populated country on the planet. See how ancient ways have been impacted by progress. The episode explores the challenges the Chinese face in this contemporary cultural transformation, as well as the effect of industrialization and the growth of its international tourism market. Other videos in the series include Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia & Singapore, and Thailand/Vietnam.