Tagged: asia

Asia’s Sex Industry

The holiday resort of Pattaya, in Thailand, was once the hub of sexual tourism. But today, it no longer attracts as many sex-seekers as it once did. Cheaper and more lax, neighbouring Cambodia is...

Engineering an Empire: Ancient China

For over 4000 years, the world’s greatest empires have come and gone–only China has survived the test of time. Century after century, China’s regal emperors mobilized immense peasant armies to accomplish engineering feats unparalleled...

James Nachtwey – War Photographer

In 1985, shortly before becoming a member of the world famous photo agency Magnum, the then 36-year-old James Nachtwey wrote the following text, a credo about the relevance of his work as a war...

The Lost Temples of India

This documentary is part of a series called the Mysteries of Asia. The film explores temples built in South India more than 1,000 years ago starting with the reign of Rajaraja Cholan, one of...