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Genome: [r4 Bd=19960104]

More Precious than Freedom in China Southern China is the fastest growing region in the world. In the first of a new series examining the political, social and economic consequences of Asia's rise to fortune,

Edward Stourton looks at the political price the Chinese are prepared to pay. Producer Sue Davies. Rptd on Sunday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960104]

Unknown: Edward Stourton

Producer: Sue Davies.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960107]

More Precious than Freedom in China Edward Stourton on the political price the Chinese pay for their rising fortunes. Repeated from Thursday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960111]

A Gift of Mandarins, Not Markets, in South Korea. In the second of four programmes examining the implications of Asia's new found economic strength, Edward Stourton travels to South Korea where state direction rather than a free market has dragged the country from poverty in three decades. Here he takes to the streets with demonstrators protesting at the cosy relationship between the government and business which has bred corruption.

Producer Sue Davies. Rptd Sun 4.15pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960111]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960114]

A Gift of Mandarins, Not Markets, in South Korea. The implications of Asia's economic strength. Repeated from Thursday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960118]

In the third of four programmes which examine the implications of Asia's new-found economic strength, Edward Stourton discovers what the term

"Asian values" means in the kampongs, factories and squatter camps of eastern Malaysia.

Producer Sue Davies. Rptd Sunday at 4.15pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960118]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960121]

Gives Lustre to Traditional Values in Malaysia. The implications of Asia's economic strength. Repeated from Thursday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960125]

Lights the Way for Vietnam and Eclipses the West. In the last of a series examining the social, economic and political impact of the rise of Asia, Edward Stourton visits the packed pavements of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to see how the poor are beginning to benefit from economic reform.

Producer Sue Davies. Rptd Sun 4.15pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960125]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960128]

Lights the Way for Vietnam and Eclipses the West. The last of the series examining the impact of the rise of Asia. Repeated from Thursday

Programme Catalogue - Details: More Precious Than Freedom In China19960104

Producer: S. DAVIES

Next in series: PART 2 SOUTH KOREA

Description

Southern China is the fastest growing region in the world. In a new series examining the political, social and economic consequences of Asia's rise to fortune Edward Stourton looks at the opportunities available to China.

Subject Categories

china

documentaries (programme format)

economics

Broadcast history

04 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

07 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

Sue Davies (Producer)

Chris Patten (Speaker)

Stephen Chiu (Chinese University of Hong Kon) (Speaker)

Rose Chang (Shenzen factory) (Speaker)

Paul Cheng (Hong Kong taipan) (Speaker)

Raymond Chien (Hong Kong taipan) (Speaker)

Samson Chan (Speaker)

Ken Davies (Economic Intelligence Unit) (Speaker)

David Howell (MP) (Speaker)

Huang Chen-Ya (Doctor) (Speaker)

Lau Shui Kai (Professor of sociology) (Speaker)

Gerald Segal (International Institute for St) (Speaker)

Yeung Yue Man (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-12-20.

Programme Catalogue - Details: More Precious Than Freedom In China19960104

Producer: S. DAVIES

Next in series: PART 2 SOUTH KOREA

Description

Southern China is the fastest growing region in the world. In a new series examining the political, social and economic consequences of Asia's rise to fortune Edward STOURTON looks at the opportunities available to China.

Subject Categories

china

documentaries (programme format)

economics

Broadcast history

04 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

07 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

Sue Davies (Producer)

Chris Patten (Speaker)

Stephen Chiu (Chinese University of Hong Kon) (Speaker)

Rose Chang (Shenzen factory) (Speaker)

Paul Cheng (Hong Kong taipan) (Speaker)

Raymond Chien (Hong Kong taipan) (Speaker)

Samson Chan (Speaker)

Ken Davies (Economic Intelligence Unit) (Speaker)

David Howell (MP) (Speaker)

Huang Chen-Ya (Doctor) (Speaker)

Lau Shui Kai (Professor of sociology) (Speaker)

Gerald Segal (International Institute for St) (Speaker)

Yeung Yue Man (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-12-20

Programme Catalogue - Details: More Precious Than Freedom In China19960107

First broadcast on 1996-01-04

Producer: S. DAVIES

Next in series: PART 2 SOUTH KOREA

Description

Southern China is the fastest growing region in the world. In a new series examining the political, social and economic consequences of Asia's rise to fortune Edward Stourton looks at the opportunities available to China.

Subject Categories

china

documentaries (programme format)

economics

Broadcast history

04 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

07 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

Sue Davies (Producer)

Chris Patten (Speaker)

Stephen Chiu (Chinese University of Hong Kon) (Speaker)

Rose Chang (Shenzen factory) (Speaker)

Paul Cheng (Hong Kong taipan) (Speaker)

Raymond Chien (Hong Kong taipan) (Speaker)

Samson Chan (Speaker)

Ken Davies (Economic Intelligence Unit) (Speaker)

David Howell (MP) (Speaker)

Huang Chen-Ya (Doctor) (Speaker)

Lau Shui Kai (Professor of sociology) (Speaker)

Gerald Segal (International Institute for St) (Speaker)

Yeung Yue Man (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-12-20.

Programme Catalogue - Details: More Precious Than Freedom In China19960107

First broadcast on 1996-01-04

Producer: S. DAVIES

Next in series: PART 2 SOUTH KOREA

Description

Southern China is the fastest growing region in the world. In a new series examining the political, social and economic consequences of Asia's rise to fortune Edward STOURTON looks at the opportunities available to China.

Subject Categories

china

documentaries (programme format)

economics

Broadcast history

04 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

07 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

Sue Davies (Producer)

Chris Patten (Speaker)

Stephen Chiu (Chinese University of Hong Kon) (Speaker)

Rose Chang (Shenzen factory) (Speaker)

Paul Cheng (Hong Kong taipan) (Speaker)

Raymond Chien (Hong Kong taipan) (Speaker)

Samson Chan (Speaker)

Ken Davies (Economic Intelligence Unit) (Speaker)

David Howell (MP) (Speaker)

Huang Chen-Ya (Doctor) (Speaker)

Lau Shui Kai (Professor of sociology) (Speaker)

Gerald Segal (International Institute for St) (Speaker)

Yeung Yue Man (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-12-20

Programme Catalogue - Details: Part 2 South Korea19960111

Producer: S. DAVIES

Next in series: PROG. 3 - MALAYSIA

Previous in series: MORE PRECIOUS THAN FREEDOM IN CHINA

Description

Researcher Milly JENKINS. Pres Edward Stourton. Producer Sue DAVIES.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

current affairs programmes (genre)

south korean economy

Broadcast history

11 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

David Steinberg (Speaker)

Milton Kim (Speaker)

Alan Plumb (Speaker)

Chung Moon (Speaker)

Jong Choi (Speaker)

T Kim (Speaker)

Han Soo (Speaker)

Thae Kwarg (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-05.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Part 2 South Korea19960111

Producer: S. DAVIES

Next in series: PROG. 3 - MALAYSIA

Previous in series: MORE PRECIOUS THAN FREEDOM IN CHINA

Description

Researcher Milly JENKINS. Pres Edward STOURTON. Producer Sue DAVIES.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

current affairs programmes (genre)

south korean economy

Broadcast history

11 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

David Steinberg (Speaker)

Milton Kim (Speaker)

Alan Plumb (Speaker)

Chung Moon (Speaker)

Jong Choi (Speaker)

T Kim (Speaker)

Han Soo (Speaker)

Thae Kwarg (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-05

Programme Catalogue - Details: Part 2 South Korea19960114

First broadcast on 1996-01-11

Producer: S. DAVIES

Next in series: PROG. 3 - MALAYSIA

Previous in series: MORE PRECIOUS THAN FREEDOM IN CHINA

Description

Researcher Milly JENKINS. Pres Edward Stourton. Producer Sue DAVIES.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

current affairs programmes (genre)

south korean economy

Broadcast history

11 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

David Steinberg (Speaker)

Milton Kim (Speaker)

Alan Plumb (Speaker)

Chung Moon (Speaker)

Jong Choi (Speaker)

T Kim (Speaker)

Han Soo (Speaker)

Thae Kwarg (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-05.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Part 2 South Korea19960114

First broadcast on 1996-01-11

Producer: S. DAVIES

Next in series: PROG. 3 - MALAYSIA

Previous in series: MORE PRECIOUS THAN FREEDOM IN CHINA

Description

Researcher Milly JENKINS. Pres Edward STOURTON. Producer Sue DAVIES.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

current affairs programmes (genre)

south korean economy

Broadcast history

11 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

David Steinberg (Speaker)

Milton Kim (Speaker)

Alan Plumb (Speaker)

Chung Moon (Speaker)

Jong Choi (Speaker)

T Kim (Speaker)

Han Soo (Speaker)

Thae Kwarg (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-05

Programme Catalogue - Details: Prog. 319960118

- MALAYSIA

Producer: S. DAVIES

Next in series: VIETNAM

Previous in series: PART 2 SOUTH KOREA

Description

Malaysia is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world. 20 years ago the government implemented a policy of economic redistribution. No longer would wealth be the exclusive province of the Chinese minority.

Subject Categories

economics

Broadcast history

18 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

Sue Davies (Producer)

Terry Wong (Speaker)

Zaimal Aznam (Economist) (Speaker)

Arul (Indian Human Rights Activist) (Speaker)

Hussein (Doctor, Human Rights campaigne) (Speaker)

Hoo Kuong (Managing Director of Intel) (Speaker)

Yayah Ahmed (Malaysian Entrepeneur) (Speaker)

Mustaffar Mohammed (Minister for Entrepeneurial De) (Speaker)

Chandra Musapha (Director of Just World Trust) (Speaker)

Chandra Musapher (Speaker)

Meena Raman (Consumers Association of Penan) (Speaker)

Tan Seng Giaw (Chinese Economic Spokesman) (Speaker)

Lee Lam Thye (Former Trade Unionist) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-16.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Prog. 319960118

- MALAYSIA

Producer: S. DAVIES

Next in series: VIETNAM

Previous in series: PART 2 SOUTH KOREA

Description

Malaysia is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world. 20 years ago the government implemented a policy of economic redistribution. No longer would wealth be the exclusive province of the Chinese minority.

Subject Categories

economics

Broadcast history

18 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

Sue Davies (Producer)

Terry Wong (Speaker)

Zaimal Aznam (Economist) (Speaker)

Arul (Indian Human Rights Activist) (Speaker)

Hussein (Doctor, Human Rights campaigne) (Speaker)

Hoo Kuong (Managing Director of Intel) (Speaker)

Yayah Ahmed (Malaysian Entrepeneur) (Speaker)

Mustaffar Mohammed (Minister for Entrepeneurial De) (Speaker)

Chandra Musapha (Director of Just World Trust) (Speaker)

Chandra Musapher (Speaker)

Meena Raman (Consumers Association of Penan) (Speaker)

Tan Seng Giaw (Chinese Economic Spokesman) (Speaker)

Lee Lam Thye (Former Trade Unionist) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-16

Programme Catalogue - Details: Prog. 319960121

- MALAYSIA

First broadcast on 1996-01-18

Producer: S. DAVIES

Next in series: VIETNAM

Previous in series: PART 2 SOUTH KOREA

Description

Malaysia is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world. 20 years ago the government implemented a policy of economic redistribution. No longer would wealth be the exclusive province of the Chinese minority.

Subject Categories

economics

Broadcast history

18 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

Sue Davies (Producer)

Terry Wong (Speaker)

Zaimal Aznam (Economist) (Speaker)

Arul (Indian Human Rights Activist) (Speaker)

Hussein (Doctor, Human Rights campaigne) (Speaker)

Hoo Kuong (Managing Director of Intel) (Speaker)

Yayah Ahmed (Malaysian Entrepeneur) (Speaker)

Mustaffar Mohammed (Minister for Entrepeneurial De) (Speaker)

Chandra Musapha (Director of Just World Trust) (Speaker)

Chandra Musapher (Speaker)

Meena Raman (Consumers Association of Penan) (Speaker)

Tan Seng Giaw (Chinese Economic Spokesman) (Speaker)

Lee Lam Thye (Former Trade Unionist) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-16.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Prog. 319960121

- MALAYSIA

First broadcast on 1996-01-18

Producer: S. DAVIES

Next in series: VIETNAM

Previous in series: PART 2 SOUTH KOREA

Description

Malaysia is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world. 20 years ago the government implemented a policy of economic redistribution. No longer would wealth be the exclusive province of the Chinese minority.

Subject Categories

economics

Broadcast history

18 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

Sue Davies (Producer)

Terry Wong (Speaker)

Zaimal Aznam (Economist) (Speaker)

Arul (Indian Human Rights Activist) (Speaker)

Hussein (Doctor, Human Rights campaigne) (Speaker)

Hoo Kuong (Managing Director of Intel) (Speaker)

Yayah Ahmed (Malaysian Entrepeneur) (Speaker)

Mustaffar Mohammed (Minister for Entrepeneurial De) (Speaker)

Chandra Musapha (Director of Just World Trust) (Speaker)

Chandra Musapher (Speaker)

Meena Raman (Consumers Association of Penan) (Speaker)

Tan Seng Giaw (Chinese Economic Spokesman) (Speaker)

Lee Lam Thye (Former Trade Unionist) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-16

Programme Catalogue - Details: Vietnam19960125

Producer: S. DAVIES

Previous in series: PROG. 3 - MALAYSIA

Description

Series examining the social, economic and political impact of the rise of Asia. Edward Stourton visits Vietnam to see how the poor are beginning to benefit from economic reform and evaluates capitalism in a communist country.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

economics

Broadcast history

25 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

Sue Davies (Producer)

Douglas Hurd (Speaker)

David Howell (Speaker)

Gerald Segal (Speaker)

Paul Krugman (Speaker)

John Sayer (Speaker)

Do Duc Dinh (Speaker)

Kishore Mahbubani (Speaker)

Thomas Earlie (Speaker)

Huynh Buu Son (Speaker)

Peter Berger (professor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Mark Beukema (Speaker)

Changra Musaffar (Speaker)

Nguen Xuan Oanh (Speaker)

Russell Cheetham (Speaker)

Joanna Clarke (Save the Children (spkr)) (Speaker).

Programme Catalogue - Details: Vietnam19960125

Producer: S. DAVIES

Previous in series: PROG. 3 - MALAYSIA

Description

Series examining the social, economic and political impact of the rise of Asia. Edward STOURTON visits Vietnam to see how the poor are beginning to benefit from economic reform and evaluates capitalism in a communist country.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

economics

Broadcast history

25 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

Sue Davies (Producer)

Douglas Hurd (Speaker)

David Howell (Speaker)

Gerald Segal (Speaker)

Paul Krugman (Speaker)

John Sayer (Speaker)

Do Duc Dinh (Speaker)

Kishore Mahbubani (Speaker)

Thomas Earlie (Speaker)

Huynh Buu Son (Speaker)

Peter Berger (professor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Mark Beukema (Speaker)

Changra Musaffar (Speaker)

Nguen Xuan Oanh (Speaker)

Russell Cheetham (Speaker)

Joanna Clarke (Save the Children (spkr)) (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Vietnam19960128

First broadcast on 1996-01-25

Producer: S. DAVIES

Previous in series: PROG. 3 - MALAYSIA

Description

Series examining the social, economic and political impact of the rise of Asia. Edward Stourton visits Vietnam to see how the poor are beginning to benefit from economic reform and evaluates capitalism in a communist country.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

economics

Broadcast history

25 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

Sue Davies (Producer)

Douglas Hurd (Speaker)

David Howell (Speaker)

Gerald Segal (Speaker)

Paul Krugman (Speaker)

John Sayer (Speaker)

Do Duc Dinh (Speaker)

Kishore Mahbubani (Speaker)

Thomas Earlie (Speaker)

Huynh Buu Son (Speaker)

Peter Berger (professor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Mark Beukema (Speaker)

Changra Musaffar (Speaker)

Nguen Xuan Oanh (Speaker)

Russell Cheetham (Speaker)

Joanna Clarke (Save the Children (spkr)) (Speaker).

Programme Catalogue - Details: Vietnam19960128

First broadcast on 1996-01-25

Producer: S. DAVIES

Previous in series: PROG. 3 - MALAYSIA

Description

Series examining the social, economic and political impact of the rise of Asia. Edward STOURTON visits Vietnam to see how the poor are beginning to benefit from economic reform and evaluates capitalism in a communist country.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

economics

Broadcast history

25 Jan 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1996 16:15-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Edward Stourton

Sue Davies (Producer)

Douglas Hurd (Speaker)

David Howell (Speaker)

Gerald Segal (Speaker)

Paul Krugman (Speaker)

John Sayer (Speaker)

Do Duc Dinh (Speaker)

Kishore Mahbubani (Speaker)

Thomas Earlie (Speaker)

Huynh Buu Son (Speaker)

Peter Berger (professor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Mark Beukema (Speaker)

Changra Musaffar (Speaker)

Nguen Xuan Oanh (Speaker)

Russell Cheetham (Speaker)

Joanna Clarke (Save the Children (spkr)) (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4