Asia Insight

Asia Insight

The Men who Carried a City: Chongqing, China

Chongqing developed thanks to transport via the Yangtze River. Last year,it had the highest GDP growth in China. But traditional porters using shoulder poles are losing jobs.We follow their struggles.
  • program length: 28 minutes
  • episode #2022

Friday, October 13 at 1:30 am on 12.4

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An in-depth portrait of Asia Today, covering its dynamism as a center of growth as well as its relations tossed around by the advance of globalization.