Foreign Correspondent

Foreign Correspondent - Coming Home: Combat Doctor

Part 1 It was supposed to be a quick news assignment. The war correspondent calls into a busy combat hospital, meets the boss and aims her camera as he and his team go about their work. But what follo...

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Foreign Correspondent - Globesity

Pop quiz: Which nation has grown fatter faster, and currently holds the world's overweight title? The United States, Australia or Mexico? A. Mexico. Where is the biggest concentration of diabetes in t...

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Foreign Correspondent - Sumatra: Paper Tiger

Riau province in Sumatra is home to the world’s biggest paper plant. It’s owned and run by Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd, better known by the more disarming acronym APRIL. The company h...

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Foreign Correspondent - Building the Perfect Bug

It sounds like a benign coordinate or reference number but make no mistake H5N1 is far from benign. It’s an influenza virus ruthlessly efficient at killing those unfortunate enough to encounter it...

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Foreign Correspondent - Japan: Sayonara Baby

Mother of two Regan Haight was married and living contentedly in mid-west USA until she returned home one day to find her children and her Japanese-born husband gone. They’d gone to Japan and they w...

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Foreign Correspondent - Bali: They Paved Paradise

There’s a growing resistance - particularly among young Bali locals - to rampant development on the island and tourism at any cost so they’re mobilising. They’re angry about the environmental a...

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Foreign Correspondent - Burma: The Road to Mandalay

Burma, also known as Myanmar, has long been closed off to the scrutiny of the outside world. You’ve always been able to travel there as a tourist, albeit with restrictions, but with the leading opp...

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Foreign Correspondent - A Bavarian Fairy Tale

You can make yourself seasick watching the daily rocking and the reeling in Europe. Will Greece cop another dose of austerity and get another financial lifeline or will they squabble, default on Olymp...

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