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 two, Hong Kong, explores this global center for international trade where the many luxury hotels, ultra-modern restaurants, and chic shopping plazas make a clear statement of its economic power. The program looks at how under Chinese rule, Hong Kong is adapting itself to retain its firm hold on the business world. Other videos in the series include China, Japan, Malaysia & Singapore, and Thailand/Vietnam.