TV series to promote Asean to the Chinese

A screen shot from the documentary, of a woman from Myanmar's Inle Lake area.
A screen shot from the documentary, of a woman from Myanmar's Inle Lake area.PHOTO: BEIJING TELEVISION STATION

Singapore's Clarke Quay among highlights in documentary that aims to boost tourism

The temples of Cambodia's Angkor Wat, rice paddies in the Philippines and Singapore's bustling Clarke Quay will all play a role in a documentary showcasing the diversity of Asean that will be broadcast in China in a few months.

The documentary, which was launched yesterday by the Beijing Television Station (BTV) and Asean-China Centre (ACC), aims to sell the region as a tourist destination for the Chinese.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 21, 2018, with the headline 'TV series to promote Asean to the Chinese'. Print Edition | Subscribe