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City D.N.A.
City D.N.A.
City D.N.A.
60 min • Culture, Society • 2018

Like human beings , cities have a spectrum of personality traits. They can be soulmates for some people, and complete mismatches for others. City DNA unearths fascinating aspects of living in 5 of Asia's most popular cities. Our host explores Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Taipei and Seoul like never before.

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Taipei
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1. Taipei
48 mins

In the new millennium, quality of life has become a key aspiration. And we're headed to Taipei to find out how they fare. From love hotels and smartscooters to inspiring social projects, we'll be checking out the city to learn about quality of life there.

Seoul
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2. Seoul
48 mins

Inspired by the utopian life with 8 hours of rest, 8 hours of work and 8 hours of play, we're headed to Seoul to find out how it fares in terms of liveability. From mock funeral directors and celebrity teachers to protestors, we'll be finding out the quality of life in this city.

Shanghai
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3. Shanghai
46 mins

In the romantic metropolis of Shanghai, we're checking out a peculiar style of matchmaking, taking the jazz stage and patroning a restaurant staffed with deaf - mute employees. All in the name of finding out how liveable the city truly is for the cross - section of society.

Hong Kong
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4. Hong Kong
47 mins

Quality of life has become a key aspiration for an increasing number of city dwellers. Host Joanna heads to Hong Kong to speak to residents from artists and migrants to social activists to find out what they think about living in their city.

Tokyo
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5. Tokyo
47 mins

Quality of life is the holy grail in the 21st century. Joanna continues her exploration on the question of liveability, this time in Tokyo. From artificial intelligence and unusual services to quirky characters in mainstream society, we'll find out how good the biggest metropolis on earth is to live in.

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