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Feb 22, 2016 6:30pm PST
kerry in washington. high up on the agenda, north korea and the south china sea. the u.s. and china have agreed on the need for new u.n. sanctions for north korea. pyongyang recently conducted a nuclear test and also launched a rocket which is widely believed to have been a long-range ballistic missile test. the u.s. is calling for a tough response. but china has cautioned that harsh penalties may destabilize the region. they will continueks
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Feb 20, 2017 7:30pm PST
attacks taking place in france. as a newly arrived immigrant from china, he was beaten up simply because he is chinese. and the alleged aggressors? other immigrants, envious of his perceived wealth and status. young people of north african descent, who make up the largest non-european ethnic group in france, are said to feel a growing resentment towards asian immigrants. and police are often at a loss for how to respond. reporter: caomin wu lives in a storage depot in the paris suburb of aubervilliers. he doesn't usually talk to journalists but agreed to do so in the presence of two members of the association of chinese immigrants in france. he claims that a group of north african youths attacked him in his home in november. caomin wu: they took a knife and tried to break open the door. reporter: wu tried to resist and incurred a severe head injury. all the rent money for this accommodation block and all cell phones were stolen. wu's wife has since gone to live with relatives. how do you feel now? caomin wu: i'm scared. i don't feel safe anymore. reporter: police registered almos
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Sep 9, 2017 6:00pm PDT
rising. in china, they are sprouting like mushrooms. the demand for new beluga whales is growing. for the most part, captivity in a dolphinarium is pure hell. beluga whales usually swim hundreds of kilometers each day. but in captivity, they are kept in small pools and made to perform tricks. the intelligent sea mammals are reduced to remote-controlled toys. >> it's terrible to find out what is happening behind closed doors and fences, where belugas and dolphins are suffering. but it's even worse to know you can't help them. the topic haunts the two russians. for four years, they did research, traveling across russia, to where belugas are held captive often in miserable , conditions. in the process, they developed a movie that is now causing a stir in russia. >> to me, the worst part was traveling to the far east. what i saw there was unimaginable -- the animals are re-educated, tormented. many die, especially while being transported. and the people working there don't even care. we kept being threatened while we were filming. narrator: nevertheless, they managed to capture these imag
PBS
Apr 8, 2017 6:00pm PDT
. sometimes even worse than in china's smog-plagued capital, beijing. new heating systems would help matters, together with better coal, but many people cannot afford them. electric displays show if the air in zywiec is bad, or really bad. there is a local competition. a district with good air could receive money to pay for new pavements or street lights. and now the drone is flying above the chimneys in a bid to convince air polluters to think again. after all, who wants to live in a town where an anti-smog mask is a must? michelle: hungary appears to have reached a new low in their treatment of refugees. recently, the hungarian parliament announced that it wants to force all asylum-seekers into detention camps. this comes after the country put up a razor wire fence along its border with serbia to keep them out. hungarian police and soldiers have been accused of beating any refugees and migrants who manage to sneak across the fence in hopes of reaching western europe. one of the victims is ahmed, who is losing hope that he will ever be able to escape the violence and trauma he had hoped to
PBS
Jul 2, 2016 6:00pm PDT
product fetch billions on the global market especially in europe and china. dmytro leontijuk can understand why the the many impoverished people from this region feel entitled to a piece of the pie. especially given that the amber is literally beneath their feet. mr. leontijuk: mining could be legalized and we could organize it in such a way that everyone can profit. a co-operative with 10 to 15 residents would have enough work for two or three years. after they've mined the area, they should then have to re-fill the holes, plant trees and re-forest the area. >> dmytro leontijuk envisions a system in which the money generated from mining would stay in the area and not end up in , the hands of corrupt officials. dr. lekutat: i don't know about you, but i can't remember the last time i went to the post office to send a letter. which of course begs the question -- the more communication becomes electronic, what is the role of the post office? in some countries national postal services are struggling and postmen themselves have less and less to do. well, finland, though has come , up
PBS
Dec 14, 2015 6:30pm PST
quantity and quality. 55% of the region's wines are exported. demand is growing, with countries like china, brazil and south korea increasingly discovering french wine. but after this year's hot summer, grapes in burgundy turned out smaller and had less juice, so the total yield was below normal. >> our customers expect outstanding chardonnay and pinot noir wines from us. burgundy is the home of these two world-famous varieties. our customers expect the characteristic qualities of our red and white wines. so far, the warmer climate hasn't affected the taste of our wines. but we have to take steps to preserve their unique quality. reporter: the vintners of burgundy have reason to take pride in their wine. it's among the best in the world, and now it's even part of the unesco world heritage. and they want to keep it that way. ♪ christopher: global warming, it's time to stop it for the sake of french wine and everything else. that is all this week from "focus on europe." do send us your views and comments on on of the -- on any of the reports you have just seen. thanks for watching and see
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May 16, 2016 6:30pm PDT
world. >> our guests ncome from britain, from the us, from japan, even from australia, and china. they've been frightened off by what happened and are staying away for now. reporter: over 12,000 jobs in brussels are in the hotel sector, thousands and thousands more depend on the wider tourism industry. the few visitors who are here at the moment aren't necessarily interested in tourist knick knacks. yousef zideian is feeling the pinch. he's been drawing on the grand place for 18 years. and he reporter: i heard from my friends, which is the horsemen here, flower sellers, or many shops and restaurants around, i know i have many friends which have restaurants and they said they have much much more less people. >> according to the hotel association, reservations have fallen by between 30 and 40 percent. not only because of fear. since the attacks, brussels airport, belgium's biggest airport, has not been functioning at full capacity. the post-attack consequences are like aftershocks all over the country. in bruges, it's mainly overseas visitors who are staying away. >> now we're some
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Apr 11, 2015 6:00pm PDT
. then pottery production moved to china. the town fell on hard times. but things are looking up again. the population is growing. the poxtons are happy to be here. they see the redevelopment scheme as pioneering. >> without a shadow of a doubt they should start doing it in other areas. instead of constantly knocking houses down and selling the land off to developers and then building houses people can't afford. reporter: nights in the neighbourhood are mostly peaceful these days. crime is down. community commitment is up. rachel roberts, the other new arrivals and the locals can sleep tight. damien: well that's all for today. thanks very much for watching. do feel free to get in touch with any comments. tweet me and i'll tweet you right back. or drop me an email. always great to hear from you. but for now it's goodbye from me and all the team here, and look forward to seeing you next time. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] ♪ underwriting for the production of autoline this we
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May 21, 2016 6:00pm PDT
advertises the designer drug spice. the ingredients, which come from china, have flooded the russian market. here you can buy the drug around the clock, the video says. dimitri: this is an online-shop selling drugs -- one of many. they buy in large quantities and leave them in small packets stashed around the city where they can be collected by customers. shama-shop is the name of this store. spice is cheap compared to heroin or cocaine. and you can buy it with a simple click of a mouse. such illegal business activities take place on what's known as the darknet -- the dark underbelly of the internet. dimitri and his colleague will report the site to the authorities. other anti-drug activists have a more radical approach. they hunt down drug dealers and raid their stores. activist groups like these have now formed in almost every russian city. they say the police are overwhelmed and need their help. they brandmark the dealers and put the videos online to expose them for all to see. back to the city without drugs foundation. everyone present here is a former addict, including andrej kabanov,
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Mar 21, 2017 12:30am PDT
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May 16, 2015 6:00pm PDT
kilometers, india and china, then nonstop for 8,000 kilometers across the pacific. across the us, on to southern europe or north africa, and finally, a homecoming in abu dhabi in july 2015. damien: well, that's all for today. thanks for watching. remember, feel free to get in touch on twitter, email or facebook. but for now it's goodbye from me and all the team here, and we look forward to seeing you next week, same time, same place. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- steves: i'm meeting my florentine friend tommaso at i fratellini, a venerable hole in the wall much loved among locals for its tasty sandwiches and wine sold by the glass. -grazie. -tommaso: thank you. and when you're done, you leave it on the rack. steves: boy, it's intense in the city. tommaso: yes, it is. well, if you want to leave the tourists, let's cross the river, and let's go to where the real florentines live and work. -steves: what's that? -tommaso: the oltrarno area. steves: there's much more to this town than tourism, as you'll quickly find in the characteristic back lanes of t
PBS
Jan 12, 2015 6:30pm PST
. i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. china's state-run agency xinhua says police in the country's northwest have prevented a bombing. the report says officers in the xinjiang uighur autonomous region saw people trying to detonate explosives and they shot the would-be bombers dead. the report says residents in a commercial district of cashcar spotted a person with an explosive device. the person wielded an ax and tried to detonate the device before being shot
PBS
Aug 15, 2016 6:30pm PDT
a video showing such intrusions in the east china sea. the footage was taken by japan's coast guard earlier this month. it show a japanese patrol ship ordering chinese government vessels to leave japanese waters. it also shows the chinese fleet near the senkaku islands. japan controls the islands. the government maintains the islands are an inherent part of japan's territory.
PBS
Jan 10, 2015 6:00pm PST
are wary of china's maritime activities. we'll have a report on how the philippines is enhancing its defense capabilities. >>> remember the indian ocean tsunami. the passage of ten years has exposed weaknesses in disaster preparedness. niceha
PBS
Mar 12, 2016 6:00pm PST
have a magnetic strip. it's even possible to come by electronic id chips made in china and exported to athens. but does a fake id really pass muster? >> yes, in the border area people go by foot and there are no machines or scans to check like at airports. reporter: we want to know what the greek authorities are doing against the illegal trade. we accompany undercover police who are arresting a group of iranians. only one of them has a passport we are told, that's presumably fake. the police think the men were waiting for forged documents. the next day they show us reams of faked papers they seized in a swoop on an international fake passports ring last october. >> what does it mean? are all these passports coming to germany in the end? >> in every country in the eu, not just germany. reporter: the refugees and migrants here on omonia square in downtown athens are from bangladesh, pakistan, iran and countries in northern africa. we ask the young men what they are waiting for. they say a passport. it will be hard for them to achieve their goal of being recognised as refugees or granted
PBS
Jun 6, 2016 6:30pm PDT
kicked off talks in beijing. the u.s. is urging choir no to find diplomatic solutions in the south china sea. chinese president in an opening speech stressed the importance of refraining from confrontational attitudes. >> translator: even members of a family may not always agree with each other if there are differences of opinion that cannot be resolved immediately, the two sides should deal
PBS
Aug 17, 2015 6:30pm PDT
china, but they're also produced locally. we've got a lot of talented young chemists in poland, and they keep coming up with new synthetic drugs. reporter: this young man seems to be having a tough time of it. a young woman chirps, "you'll be fine." then she adds, "i'll post it on facebook." damian continues to take drugs, even though they once put him in the hospital. and pawel the dealer continues to sell drugs. >> i sell the real thing, and only to people i know. if i don't know them, they can shove it. well, i might sell them some lessergrade stuff, even if it makes them puke. reporter: more and more people who are addicted to designer drugs are turning up at this treatment facility. krystian has been clean for several months -- but he's still having some symptoms. >> i forget a lot. i'll set something down, like a pen, and then forget where i put it. or i'll look for my keys, even though they're right in my hand. reporter: the rules at the treatment facility are strict. the patients check each other regularly for drugs. anyone who's caught using has to leave immediately. the he
PBS
Dec 13, 2014 6:00pm PST
-battered country. a majority of the candidates are from china. this apartment cost around 4 million euros. there's room for two limousines and a very nice view of the sea, very popular with chinese buyers. rex not only works for an agency that grants golden visas, but he received one himself a year ago. >> before the chinese residents, it's not easy to come to this area. they need to go to the embassy and apply for a visa, but if they go to different economies, it's totally different. they just get the passport, buy a ticket, and they come here and come out for you. it's very important if you are just doing some business. >> privileges for money -- a convincing argument. many seem willing to pay an enormous price so they can access europe freely. it has been good for portugal, too. almost 1800 visas have been granted in the two years since the scheme started. over one billion euros have been invested in the country so far. however, the plan also has critics. they say recipients of golden visas do not do much for portugal apart from buying an apartment, and they spend not more than t
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Nov 24, 2014 6:30pm PST
, france, china, russia and germany are taking part in the talks. they met
PBS
Jan 23, 2016 6:00pm PST
couldn't find unique furniture. everything was made in china and looked almost the same so i said lets begin to produce furniture. reporter: pezana rexha's company makes furniture from used wood. she now has 13 employees. she makes a point of hiring people who have a hard time finding work in albania's labor market because they are handicapped or suffer discrimination as roma. some are retired people who can't make ends meet on their small pensions. >> to make the work together it was quite difficult and even to talk with the clients, it was difficult to explain to them what a social enterprise is. they usually didn't believe me. and some of them didn't see it as a value and didn't believe that a marginalized group could do decent work. reporter: it was quite a challenge. many people want to leave albania, many already have left. as a child, pezana and her family lived in germany and greece for a long time. that's not an option for her now. but running a business isn't simple in albania, where corruption is rampant and resignation common. a socially oriented entrepreneur like pezana is
PBS
Aug 22, 2016 6:30pm PDT
minister says he hopes for separate direct talks with china so he can protest recent incursions by chinese ships into japanese waters. japanese foreign ministry officials are working to set up a one on one meeting between fumio kishida and wang yi. they're also trying to arrange separate talks for kishida and south korean foreign minister yun byung-se. chinese vessels have entered japanese waters in the senku
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Jan 5, 2015 6:30pm PST
dalai lama. in the 1960's when china invaded tibet and he called for orphans to be taken to europe for safety, switzerland agreed to take in almost 200 tibetan children. the problem was not all of them turned out to be orphans, causing decades of pain for some families, scarred -- scars which buddhism has helped heal. >> he was quickly even win just out for a stroll. he says that's a remnant from his child hood. he and his parents fled tibet on foot after chinese forces occupied the country. he grew up in switzerland, one of more than 150 tibetan children brought here in 1963. >> i thought we were coming to this beautiful country with its big apples and nice clothes. i did not realize that in switzerland, we would all be separated. >> the plan was to send tibetan children to switzerland for a few years. after receiving an education, they were supposed to return to tibet to serve their country. that was the dalai lama's idea when he organized the children's stay, and that is what the swiss government told his foster parents. >> back then, we all thought the war was going to end, that th
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Aug 24, 2015 6:30pm PDT
: in china as a matter of fact, a lot of people use rose oil, especially maybe in aromatherapy and cosmetic production and maybe others. >> iskra asenova has never heard of aromatherapy. she has to use her 10 euros daily wages to feed her family. damien: well, that's it for today. thanks very much for watching. do feel free to get in touch anytime with your thoughts and comments. you know how. twitter, email or facebook. tweet me and i'll tweet you right back. but in the meantime, it's goodbye from me. and look forward to seeing you next week -- same time, same place. yy >>> hello there. welcome to "newsline." it's tuesday, august 25th. concern over a slowdown in the chinese and global economy sparked a plunge on the noew yok stock exchange, the dow had a 1,000 point plunge. concern trend for investors. >> big concern, catherine and almost remanence of the crash in 2010 and the market
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Jul 25, 2015 6:00pm PDT
as a pilot because, he says, demand for pilots is growing in china. >> most locals don't benefit in any way from tourism. just the hotel-owners. >> the economic upswing comes at a cost for those at the bottom of the ladder. >> that is always the way it goes. it's the poor who pay the highest price. >> josep monge owns the 'via veneto' - one of barcelona's most renowned restaurants. he started out here as a waiter 50 years ago, working his way up and eventually taking it over. he's critical of the government's economic policy. >> i don't think you can say that enough is being done when you see how many people are unemployed. >> salvador dali used to be a regular here. nowadays, via veneto's customers are wealthy tourists and business people. josep monge knows a few who managed to recover from the crisis. >> it takes a lot of discipline. you have to be aware of what the crisis means. it's not easy. >> spain's economic growth is still shaky. basically, tourism is the only that's good news for barcelona. but many feel the city has been turned into a visitors' playground. field home -- f
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Dec 21, 2015 6:30pm PST
in tokyo. rescuers in southern china are wading through a sea of mud searching for survivors. they're looking for people missing after a wave of dirt and construction debris engulfed an industrial park. the landslide could be the latest man made disaster in china raising concerns about the country's rapid growth. the landslide struck sunday burying 33 buildings. authorities say some 900 residents have been evacuated. 85 people remain unaccounted for.
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Nov 17, 2014 6:30pm PST
china, tires, car parts, foodstuffs. the turnover from this trade is more than 500 million euros a year. everything is stock filed in large warehouses until it is picked up. it's the spanish administered's town most -- the spanish administered town toss most economic business, and she has no choice but to continue laboring to get heavy loads across the highly fortified border. >> i don't see any other future for myself. i'll be doing it for the rest of my life. >> now back your to germany, people desperate to escape fighting in syria or iraq or africa increasingly try to flee to richer northern europe. smuggling people and has become big business for people traffickers. this year alone, more than 5000 people were picked up, and it's thought that many more made it across. to find out more about this tragic trade in human beings, our reporters went on patrol with german border police. >> 5:00 in the morning. the border police begin their working day. it's a good time to carry out controls because human traffickers like to transport their rate -- freight under the cover of night acros
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May 18, 2015 6:30pm PDT
will cover 35,000 kilometers, india and china, then nonstop for 8,000 kilometers across the pacific. across the us, on to southern europe or north africa, and finally, a homecoming in abu dhabi in july 2015. damien: well, that's all for today. thanks for watching. remember, feel free to get in touch on twitter, email or facebook. but for now it's goodbye from me and all the team here, and we look forward to seeing you next week, same time, same place. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- x0 [ mid-tempo music plays ] steves: riding this gondola, you soar, landing in the sleepy, unpromoted village of gimmelwald. in 30 years of researching guidebooks, i've found hidden gems like this in every country. gimmelwald would have been developed to the hilt, like neighboring towns, but the village had its real estate declared an avalanche zone, so no one could get new building permits. the result? a real mountain community -- families, farms, and traditional ways. choosing places like gimmelwald and then meeting the people, you become part of the party rather than
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Nov 2, 2015 6:30pm PST
china and france say they have agreed to cooperate to reach an international accord at an upcoming climate conference. france will host the u.n. convention on climate change. france president francois hollande and his counterpart xi jinping will work on a framework beyond 2020 to which all leaders must commit. the conference will begin november 30th in paris. delegates will seek to agree on a new international emissions reduction framework beyond 2020 to which all countries must commit. the two leaders released a joint
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Jun 1, 2015 6:30pm PDT
southern china are searching for passengers of a ship that sank in the yangtze river. the ship caught a gust of wind monday night and capsized. the vessel was headed to a southwestern city and sank a depth of about 15 meters. the authorities launched rescue operations for about 450 passengers and crew members. eight people have so far been
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Aug 22, 2015 6:00pm PDT
ingredient in nutritional supplements. kunling li, rose oil trader: in china as a matter of fact, a lot of people use rose oil, especially maybe in aromatherapy and cosmetic production and maybe others. >> iskra asenova has never heard of aromatherapy. she has to use her 10 euros daily wages to feed her family. damien: well, that's it for today. thanks very much for watching. do feel free to get in touch anytime with your thoughts and comments. you know how. twitter, email or facebook. tweet me and i'll tweet you right back. but in the meantime, it's goodbye from me. and look forward to seeing you next week -- same time, same place. one of the ways that automakers have got to be able to compete these days is to get out of the traditional plac they do business and go to where the technological actions. ♪ raj nair is e group vice president and chief technology officer at the ford motor company. due to the vagaries of our scheduling i had to catch him here in downtown san francisco. t raj, great talking with you. great to be here. all about this new innovation center that you've got in palo
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