Category Archives: Asia projects

China’s Animal Crusaders

China's Animal Crusaders (Al Jazeera English)

In China, animal rights activism is flourishing with increasing numbers of people seeing animals as pets, not protein.

China: Slipping Through the Cracks

China: Slipping Through the Cracks (Al Jazeera English)

Many families coping with mental illness are falling through the cracks of China’s mental health care system.

It’s a system critics say is plagued by a chronic lack of resources, a shortage of professional training, and too little financial assistance for those in need.

Typhoon Haiyan: Eye of the Storm

Typhoon Haiyan: Eye of the Storm (SKY 1)

Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines and left a trail of destruction in its wake, with winds that gusted up to 270km/h creating walls of water two storeys high. Thousands of people have died and millions more are struggling to survive, desperate for food, water and shelter, in a crisis that has triggered one of the world's biggest relief operations. The full impact of Typhoon Haiyan is explored in this heartbreaking but insightful documentary combining extraordinary first-hand accounts from survivors, footage from several dedicated film crews on the ground in the Philippines, and expert testimony from renowned scientists.

(Camera work and field production)

China: Inventing Innovation

Inventing Innovation (Al Jazeera)

China's government has called on authors and artists to create great works and make China a cultural superpower.

For years, China has been promoting a policy of "indigenous innovation" - favouring domestic firms who develop their own technologies.

But it has also put China on a collision course with major trading partners, some of whom accuse it of unfair trade practices and theft of intellectual property.