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Mining the deep reporting of CNA's correspondents, Teresa Tang goes behind the scenes with journalists on the frontlines to unpack the biggest Asian and global stories.

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Mining the deep reporting of CNA's correspondents, Teresa Tang goes behind the scenes with journalists on the frontlines to unpack the biggest Asian and global stories.

    Desperate for a dream: Why some Chinese migrants cross the US border illegally

    Desperate for a dream: Why some Chinese migrants cross the US border illegally

    Last year, 2.5 million migrants entered the United States illegally via its southern border with Mexico. Nearly 40,000 of them were from China. What did Beijing's zero-Covid policy have to do with this?

    Teresa Tang speaks to CNA's Wei Du about her new documentary, ‘Walk the Line’.  

     
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    • 26 min
    What's in store for cross-strait relations ahead of incoming Taiwan president William Lai's inauguration

    What's in store for cross-strait relations ahead of incoming Taiwan president William Lai's inauguration

    Four months after being elected Taiwan’s next president, William Lai officially takes on the role next week. He’s got a lot on his plate, namely safeguarding peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait. Teresa Tang looks at what to expect from him and from Beijing with correspondents Victoria Jen and Olivia Siong. 
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    • 25 min
    The healthcare system in the Philippines is failing ordinary people, but what can be done?

    The healthcare system in the Philippines is failing ordinary people, but what can be done?

     Essential medicines cost at least three times more than international prices in the Philippines. Nurses are overworked and underpaid. The sick have resorted to camping on hospital sidewalks as they wait to be seen. Teresa Tang sits down with CNA’s Buena Bernal to talk about the state of the healthcare system in the Philippines and why it’s falling short.
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    • 23 min
    Shifting tides of political Islam in Malaysia and Indonesia

    Shifting tides of political Islam in Malaysia and Indonesia

    Corruption scandals and changing lifestyles see Muslims in Malaysia turning to Islamic party, PAS, and influential religious leaders for guidance, while the recent presidential election in Indonesia suggests political Islam is waning there. Arnold Gay speaks to CNA's Nivell Rayda and Amir Yusof to find out what’s shaping these religious trends.
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    • 21 min
    China charges forward with electric vehicle ambitions

    China charges forward with electric vehicle ambitions

    Build Your Dreams (BYD), the Chinese automaker, is on a mission to create a zero-emission energy ecosystem. It is shifting to a higher gear by lowering prices, with one model available for less than US$10,000. In this episode of CNA Correspondent, Teresa Tang looks at the race to rule the road in China and abroad. 
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    • 22 min
    Why East Asia matters: New CNA programme focuses on dynamic region

    Why East Asia matters: New CNA programme focuses on dynamic region

    East Asia has been called the centre of gravity in the Asia Pacific. That’s why a new hour-long CNA programme will focus on the region’s economic and political reach. In this week’s episode of CNA Correspondent, Teresa Tang goes behind-the-scenes with host Otelli Edwards and Supervising Editor Jeremy Koh.
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