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Hong Kong

50 minutes 56 seconds

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Hong Kong's history explains that, though it appears and acts Western, its heart is truly Chinese. Now part of communist China, it remains a bastion of capitalism. Highlights its population, transportation, laws, housing, food, traditions and festivals. Looks at the problem of pollution, the magnificent Victoria Harbor, and its place as a leader in service industries and a world economic power.

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Runtime: 50 minutes 56 seconds

Many tall, modern-looking skyscraper buildings in Hong Kong against a sky with fading light. Caption. "Taxes are extremely low--no higher than 15 percent."
Asia Today
Episode 2
50 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man with dark curly hair in a blue shirt holds a bowl as a small orangutan on a wooden fence leans over and eats from it. Caption. "Are rehabilitated and returned to their natural habitat."
Asia Today
Episode 4
50 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12