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The Mekong River with Sue Perkins

In this fascinating series, Sue Perkins uncovers a region undergoing unprecedented change. In addition to tackling hard-hitting social and environmental issues, Sue explores the lighter side of life on the Mekong, as she meets the river's idiosyncratic characters. She brings to life the river's compelling and profound stories, encountering some of Earth's most incredible natural phenomena along the way.

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Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 - 4:00 PM    "4 of 4" Sue reaches her final destination - China, home to the source of this mighty river. Here change is sweeping through faster than any other Mekong nation, as China's economic miracle transforms even the remotest regions. Arriving in Yunnan's tropical southwestern region of Xishuangbanna, Sue discovers how this once remote and sleepy region is now home to a booming tourist industry, with the indigenous Dai tribe at its heart. To the Dai, water is holy, the physical and spiritual source of life. G
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