China: Here and Now

November 13, 2018
In the 1970s, ordinary Chinese citizens were said to have three dreams: to own a watch, a bicycle, and a radio. What are the dreams of the Chinese people today?
November 13, 2018
Did China's one-child policy really create a generation of spoiled, privileged, selfish young adults?
November 13, 2018
Diana Fu, a University of Toronto Asian politics professor, introduces two documentaries: Only Me Generation and China's 3 Dreams.
November 13, 2018
The Agenda discusses the lasting effects of China's one-child policy, instituted in 1978 and ended in 2016.
Published On: November 13, 2018
Starting in 1979, families were allowed to have just one child — now these single children are pampered, lonely, and burdened adults.
November 06, 2018
This documentary takes a revealing look at members of China's super-rich elite who have made their home in Britain or spend a lot of time there.
November 06, 2018
Diana Fu, a University of Toronto Asian politics professor, introduces the documentary, Beijing Billionaires.
Published On: November 06, 2018
The children of Chinese billionaires flaunt their wealth on social media and fetishize British aristocratic culture — but will the mega-wealthy use their clout to help those less fortunate?
Published On: October 31, 2018
Ontario is the world’s largest exporter of American ginseng to China — but disease and trade disputes are putting the lucrative industry at risk.
October 30, 2018
China's investments in Egypt aim to push it towards political and social stability, with the goal of making Cairo a gateway to African markets.
October 30, 2018
The New Silk Road megaproject has enormous implications for Iran, where strengthened ties to China could transform the country.
October 30, 2018
The Agenda discusses China's investments in Africa.
Published On: October 30, 2018
Through infrastructure projects and diplomacy, China is making inroads into Iran, Egypt, and other nations
October 23, 2018
Can Beijing and Islamabad overcome political and security challenges to make the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor a reality?
October 23, 2018
The first episode explores an enduring historical relationship and the motivations behind Beijing's astonishing new trade initiatives.
Published On: October 23, 2018
The Belt and Road Initiative is opening up markets worldwide — but not everyone welcomes growing Chinese engagement.
October 16, 2018
From the perspectives of four of the country's most powerful businesswomen, this documentary explores the huge transformation taking place in China.
October 16, 2018
China produces 90 per cent of the world's consumer electronics, but the toxic chemicals in the supply chain take a heavy toll on the young workforce.