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Hong Kong, five years later : reversal of fortune / System TV (Firm)

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorSystem TV (Firm)
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c2002.
Description1 streaming video file (54 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title Reversal of fortune
Contents Hong Kong: The Handover (3:59) -- Decline of Hong Kong (3:33) -- Controlling Illegal Immigration (5:36) -- Right of Abode: Two Case Scenarios (4:10) -- Hong Kong's Sinking Economy (5:08) -- Tang's Reflection of the Handover (2:30) -- Hong Kong's New Government (4:58) -- Conflicts in Hong Kong Politics (6:15) -- Shenzhen: Hong Kong's Competition (4:07) -- Shenzhen's Economic Threat (4:04) -- Right of Abode Law in Effect (5:01) -- Hong Kong: Prayer for the Economy (2:39)
Abstract On July 1, 1997, as China's flag was raised over Hong Kong, the world wondered: would the former British crown colony be swallowed up by Beijing, or would it be business as usual in Asia's financial crown jewel? This program, filmed five years after the handover, takes a close look at Hong Kong's declining fortunes, due in part to sociopolitical changes and to the bursting of the Asian economic bubble. Issues deeply impacting immigration, human rights, employment, health and welfare, and freedom of the press are addressed through the opinions of influential figures and the stories of ordinary people struggling to cope with life in Chinese Hong Kong.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 19, 2005.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginal produced: System TV (Firm), 2002 9780736569613
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number31490 Films Media Group

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