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Asian Threads

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Asian Threads
Asian Threads

Asian Threads

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Sponsored by  Congratulations to Reenita Malhotra HoraCongratulations to Reenita Malhotra Hora, producer of Radio 3's Asian Threads . She's the winner of the Gold Radio Trophy in the category of Current Affairs, for her programme 'The Girl in the Green Dress' at the prestigious New York Festivals International Competition.She's seen here collecting the trophy at a special Gala event in New York City on Monday 17th June. Stay tuned for another chance to hear this award winning documentary on Radio 3, and a new series of Asian Threads coming your way this autumn.                               Asian Threads is a half hour weekly docu-story series spinning the tales of Asian communities and cultures -- their personal accounts, their history, their literature. Storyteller Reenita Malhotra Hora distills the wisdom of ancient and modern traditions bringing you epic moments woven deep into the fabric of Asia.Neither a news show nor a talk show, each episode of Asian Threads is woven around a single theme. Our stories profile interesting people and the things that happen to them. Some are well known personalities, others are regular everyday people. There are funny moments and emotional moments, all feature real scenes with real characters and narrative threads. When we feature fiction, we draw upon stories about what it's like to be here in Asia or as part of the Asian diaspora. Would you like to broadcast your story on Asian Threads? If you hear about something in the news or in your community that you think might make a good docu-story for us, send us an email: asianthreads@rthk.hk. We will contact you if your idea works for a forthcoming show.

Latest Episodes

Season 2: Episode 25 - Tom Lee and Christy Marshall - Personal yoga journeys

As we come to the end of this season of Asian Threads, Reenita looks back at the meaning of 'transformation.' Many of us rely upon the others to aide our personal transformation - spiritual advisors, mind-body gurus and increasingly yoga teachers.Yo

27 MIN2014 APR 20
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Season 2: Episode 25 - Tom Lee and Christy Marshall - Personal yoga journeys

Season 2: Episode 24 - Behzad Larry and Jessica Mausner - The American India Foundation

The American India Foundation (AIF) is a service corps organization modeled on the tenets of the Peace Corps. Set up by the South Asian communities of the USA in concert with Bill Clinton, it sends fellows to India to participate in service activitie

27 MIN2014 APR 13
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Season 2: Episode 24 - Behzad Larry and Jessica Mausner - The American India Foundation

Season 2: Episode 23 - PhyuPhyuKyayThein -- Myanmar's First Lady of Rock

In a country that has been isolated by five decades of military rule, she pushes herself to the limits of what she calls her 'caged existence.' A somewhat outlandish performance style that constantly bucks trends has led Asian newspapers to call her Bu

28 MIN2014 APR 6
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Season 2: Episode 23 - PhyuPhyuKyayThein -- Myanmar's First Lady of Rock

Season 2: Episode 22 - The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan - Part.2

The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan transformed the lives of thousands of South Asians who were forced to flee their homes at a moment's notice. Muslims were forced to board trains bound for the new country called West and East Pakistan (which subs

25 MIN2014 MAR 30
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Season 2: Episode 22 - The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan - Part.2

Reprise: Season 2 Episode 21 - The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan - Part.1

The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan transformed the lives of thousands of South Asians who were forced to flee their homes at a moment's notice. On Asian Threads, Reenita Malhotra Hora explores the personal stories of three people who were displaced

26 MIN2014 MAR 23
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Reprise: Season 2 Episode 21 - The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan - Part.1

Season 2 Episode 20 - Trafficked Part.2

The term human trafficking is generally used to define a situation where an individual is held against his or her will by the use of threats, abduction, coercion, fraud or deception. Cambodia is one of the world's hotspots for child sex trafficking.

25 MIN2014 MAR 16
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Season 2 Episode 20 - Trafficked Part.2

Season 2 Episode 19 - Trafficked Part.1

The term human trafficking is generally used to define a situation where an individual is held against his or her will by the use of threats, abduction, coercion, fraud or deception. Cambodia is one of the world's hotspots for child sex trafficking.

26 MIN2014 MAR 9
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Season 2 Episode 19 - Trafficked Part.1

Season 2 Episode 18 - Rae's Cancer Story - Part 2

Cancer is on the rise in Hong Kong, particularly among younger Asian women. According to the 'C Word' project, a documentary put together by Rae Leung, a Hong Kong resident whose life has been transformed by the disease, one in three women will be aff

25 MIN2014 MAR 2
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Season 2 Episode 18 - Rae's Cancer Story - Part 2

Season 2 Episode 17 - The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan

The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan transformed the lives of thousands of South Asians who were forced to flee their homes at a moment's notice. On Asian Threads, Reenita Malhotra Hora explores the personal stories of three people who were displaced

26 MIN2014 FEB 23
Comments
Season 2 Episode 17 - The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan

Season 2 Episode 16 - Rae's Cancer Story - Part 1

One of the greatest fears we live with is that of terminal illness. Cancer will affect one 1 in 3 women during their lifetime. In Hong Kong, the disease is on the rise, transforming not just the outlook of younger Asian women but often the way they w

29 MIN2014 FEB 16
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Season 2 Episode 16 - Rae's Cancer Story - Part 1

Latest Episodes

Season 2: Episode 25 - Tom Lee and Christy Marshall - Personal yoga journeys

As we come to the end of this season of Asian Threads, Reenita looks back at the meaning of 'transformation.' Many of us rely upon the others to aide our personal transformation - spiritual advisors, mind-body gurus and increasingly yoga teachers.Yo

27 MIN2014 APR 20
Comments
Season 2: Episode 25 - Tom Lee and Christy Marshall - Personal yoga journeys

Season 2: Episode 24 - Behzad Larry and Jessica Mausner - The American India Foundation

The American India Foundation (AIF) is a service corps organization modeled on the tenets of the Peace Corps. Set up by the South Asian communities of the USA in concert with Bill Clinton, it sends fellows to India to participate in service activitie

27 MIN2014 APR 13
Comments
Season 2: Episode 24 - Behzad Larry and Jessica Mausner - The American India Foundation

Season 2: Episode 23 - PhyuPhyuKyayThein -- Myanmar's First Lady of Rock

In a country that has been isolated by five decades of military rule, she pushes herself to the limits of what she calls her 'caged existence.' A somewhat outlandish performance style that constantly bucks trends has led Asian newspapers to call her Bu

28 MIN2014 APR 6
Comments
Season 2: Episode 23 - PhyuPhyuKyayThein -- Myanmar's First Lady of Rock

Season 2: Episode 22 - The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan - Part.2

The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan transformed the lives of thousands of South Asians who were forced to flee their homes at a moment's notice. Muslims were forced to board trains bound for the new country called West and East Pakistan (which subs

25 MIN2014 MAR 30
Comments
Season 2: Episode 22 - The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan - Part.2

Reprise: Season 2 Episode 21 - The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan - Part.1

The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan transformed the lives of thousands of South Asians who were forced to flee their homes at a moment's notice. On Asian Threads, Reenita Malhotra Hora explores the personal stories of three people who were displaced

26 MIN2014 MAR 23
Comments
Reprise: Season 2 Episode 21 - The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan - Part.1

Season 2 Episode 20 - Trafficked Part.2

The term human trafficking is generally used to define a situation where an individual is held against his or her will by the use of threats, abduction, coercion, fraud or deception. Cambodia is one of the world's hotspots for child sex trafficking.

25 MIN2014 MAR 16
Comments
Season 2 Episode 20 - Trafficked Part.2

Season 2 Episode 19 - Trafficked Part.1

The term human trafficking is generally used to define a situation where an individual is held against his or her will by the use of threats, abduction, coercion, fraud or deception. Cambodia is one of the world's hotspots for child sex trafficking.

26 MIN2014 MAR 9
Comments
Season 2 Episode 19 - Trafficked Part.1

Season 2 Episode 18 - Rae's Cancer Story - Part 2

Cancer is on the rise in Hong Kong, particularly among younger Asian women. According to the 'C Word' project, a documentary put together by Rae Leung, a Hong Kong resident whose life has been transformed by the disease, one in three women will be aff

25 MIN2014 MAR 2
Comments
Season 2 Episode 18 - Rae's Cancer Story - Part 2

Season 2 Episode 17 - The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan

The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan transformed the lives of thousands of South Asians who were forced to flee their homes at a moment's notice. On Asian Threads, Reenita Malhotra Hora explores the personal stories of three people who were displaced

26 MIN2014 FEB 23
Comments
Season 2 Episode 17 - The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan

Season 2 Episode 16 - Rae's Cancer Story - Part 1

One of the greatest fears we live with is that of terminal illness. Cancer will affect one 1 in 3 women during their lifetime. In Hong Kong, the disease is on the rise, transforming not just the outlook of younger Asian women but often the way they w

29 MIN2014 FEB 16
Comments
Season 2 Episode 16 - Rae's Cancer Story - Part 1
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