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Nov 1, 2016 4:30am PDT
♪ ♪ >> coming up, rebuilding after the earthquake. revolution will be televised. and china, the world's electronic wastebasket. mesmerized by what was destroyed. >> in nepal, a long way to go after the earthquake. >> he lost his mother and his school. >> if we are rebuilding in school, it have to be -- school. >> rebuilding lives and schools in nepal. ♪ >> i live in kathmandu. i am helping with the school that was destroyed. ♪ >> i was amazed by how many schools were destroyed. the only good thing i can think of is that happened on a weekend. ♪ ♪ ♪ [chatter] >> you need wls that are reinforced and brackets that support the walls a so the ceiling doesn't collapse as quickly and it allows evacuations. you need flexibility in the design, so the building can move as the earthquake is happening. and a place like nepal does not have the technology. but there are things you can do at the local level that will help. >> and the reconstruction has started now. it is a program i initiated. >> there are now modern ways of predicting earthquakes and giving children more time to evacuate. a
May 3, 2016 4:30am PDT
] announcer: coming up on a future episode of "21st century"... in china's guangdong province, recycling electronic waste, or e-waste, is a multi-million- dollar business. some 80% of the people who live in the city of gui earn a living by ripping apart old electronics, especially mobile phones and computers, and salvaging valuable components to sell on the lucrative e-waste black market. but the communication revolution brought about by these high-tech products also has a darker side. kaiser kuo: you know, we should really be mindful of nowadays pele get r of their old phones all the time. announcer: kaiser kuo is a director with baidu, china's largest internet search engine company. kaiser: sometimes they end up in, uh, cities in coastal china, were dismantled in very, very unhealthy and unsafe ways, that would expose not only the people doing the disassembling to toxins, to dangerous chemicals, but also pollutes the air and the groundwater. cbq >>> hello. you're watching nhk "newsline." japanese foreign minister has met with aung san suu kyi in the capital. he is the first japanese ca
Jun 2, 2017 1:30pm PDT
in haitian creole] >> this is "dw news" coming to you live from berlin. china and the eu fail to issue a joint agreement. expectations were high at a brussels meeting. the u.s. annnnounced its pulling out. where does this leave eu-china relations? we will take you to brussels. the world reaeacts, truru's pars pullout in the u.s. protesters had taken to the streets. worlrld leaders say it will not affect their efforts to
Apr 23, 2012 4:30pm PDT
global effects. and so the pollutions that are created in the large megacities in china can deliver very high levels of pollutants all across the united states, just as the pollution that's created in the midwest and the eastern part of the united ates reaches all the way to europe. it only takes about two weeks for air to go all the way around the world. narrator: and some pollutants, such as aerosols and greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and ozone, even affect the global climate. so we don't have the luxury of thinking that it's other people's air-pollution problems, other people's climate problems. if they're having problems, we're going to have problems, too. narrator: and one of the biggest emerging threats to the global environment is increased air pollution from megacities. a megacity is defined as having 10 million or more inhabitants. currently, there are over 20 megacities worldwide, and that number continues to grow at an alarming rate. hundreds of millions of people currently live in these cities, and it is projected that by the middle of the century, this number will
Nov 1, 2016 8:00pm PDT
coastal zone in some areas, bangladesh and china being two examples, is urbanizing at a much faster rate than we see elsewhere in those countries. those estimates are going to be fundamentally important to policy makers and to future studies that will allow us to consider future rates of urbanization, who's gonna live where. hopefully in the future, we can also ask more about the characteristics of people living in these various places. and i think this pioneering approach that we've adopted offers a lot of promise for coming up with much more rigorous estimates and descriptions of current population, future population, current environmental conditions, and future environmental conditions. funding for this program is provided by annenberg media. for information about this and other annenberg media programs, call... and visit us at...
Apr 1, 2016 1:30pm PDT
onward journey through china. if north koreans are caught, the chininese authorities, a against international agreements, usually sent them back to north korea. narrator: and then on to thailand, where she was tranansferred to south korea and finally reunited with her family. >> [speaking korean] narrator: 3 years have now passed, and chanyang's life has taken a new direction. woman: are you nervous? man: is it ok? second man: yes. [chanyang speaking korean] [chanyang speaking korean] [interviewer speaking korean] sokeel: chchanyang, acactually's her first time to the united states, and so, please, give it up for chanyang. [cheerering and apapplause] sokeel: chanyang is a great example of the value and the role that northth korean refuges can play. and she's helping south korean and even international audieiences understand d a lot more than we used to about north korea.. chanyang: so,'m so h happy now.. yeah. like dreaming. [cheering and applause] thank you. narrator: mr. darusman's role also includes sharing information about what's going on inside this closed state, to foster
Jun 13, 2017 4:30am PDT
is nhk "newsline." i'm james tengan. >>> panama has established diplomatic relations with china and is severing formal ties with taiwan. beijing says the country now recognizes the one china policy, that the island is part of its territory.
Nov 26, 2012 9:00am PST
of my daughters is a mormon, i have children overseas as baptist and i have children in china-- so they look at me and they say, "oh" and then they leave. [laughter] >> i have an even better one; i've got this huge dog. [laughter] it's just part of the situation and this is wonderful because what we are seeing is the kinds of things that cause tension, but are very much part of the whole view. we can take it to the extreme and i'm sure seventh day adventist would be uncomfortable with the relational or the relationship, but we can look to something like the branch davidians as being a cousin, of a cousin, of a cousin of that tradition. so, it can push, waiting for the end of the world and we touched on that, in our look at armageddon; obviously you can create tension with the established society. mormons the very much established denomination but some tension because of differences doctrinally with the established, the older, the longer christian denominations, protestant denominations and again the protestising in the success itself of the mormon religion sometimes creates these t
Aug 23, 2014 10:30am PDT
>> this is a production of china central television america. >> childhood obesity has become a global health threat. the consequences are dire, but now health advocates have a world champion in their corner in the fight against childhood obesity and juvenile diabetes. i'm mike walter in los angeles. let's take it full frame.
Nov 15, 2013 4:00am PST
china, ethiopia and rwanda. coming up on "earth focus." [drumming] >> this is china's loess plateau. until recently, this was one of the poorest regions in the country. a land renowned for floods, mudslides and famine. but with the fanfare comes the hope of change for the better.
Nov 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
>> china's plan for the next ten years -- real change or mostly hype? why was the philippines unprepared for the fury of typhoon haiyan? and, protests in thailand over a controversial amnesty proposal. the biggest stories in asia, the latest buzz on social media, all here on "linkasia."
Search Results 0 to 14 of about 15 (some duplicates have been removed)