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•  Liang Ning---World Famous Chinese Mezzo-Soprano
    As a young child, Liang Ning sang in the, she sings to worldwide acclaim in the world´s most famous opera theaters. With her graceful and viola-like timbre, this famous mezzo-soprano has now returned to China to share her talents with our country´s aspiring vocalists. On the stage that is life, the curtain has risen for Liang Ning, and she is truly singing her heart out...
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Feb.19 09 :15 15 :15 23 :15
Feb.20 03 :15
•  Tian Haojiang---Leading basso cantante focuses back on his home
    Our guest is a man who has graced many an international stage. Tian Haojiang is considered one of today´s most talented basso cantantes in the world. He has sung for the Metropolitan Opera in over 26 roles and has performed alongside stars such was Pavarotti, Domingo and Kanawa. After years on the international stage, he is looking back into China to develop Chinese themed opera...
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Feb.26 09 :15 15 :15 23 :15
Feb.27 03 :15
•  Handel Lee--Investor of Lifestyles
    Handel Lee´s lifestyle projects are the talk of the town...the man behind Three on the Bund in Shanghai is a lawyer, a restaurateur, and Armani´s first franchisee in China...but he is more than just your typical business investor...he is a man with a vision of bringing sophisticaion to an even more international China.
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Jan.29 09 :15 15 :15 23 :15
Jan.30 03 :15
•  Benjamin Wood-- Lifestyle Architect
    With a philosophy of breathing new life into historical structures, he designed the highly successful Xintiandi revitalization project in Shanghai. He is an outstanding architect who has received great success in a series of redevelopment projects. Join us on Up-Close to experience Benjamin Wood´s amazing life stories.
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Feb.12 09 :15 15 :15 23 :15
Feb.13 03 :15
People in spotlight

Liang Ning

Jane Goodall

Kung Shain-Dow

Sabriye Tenberken & Paul Kronenberg

Zhang Tian鈥檃i(Flora Zeta)

Grace Tan
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•  Benjamin Wood-- Lifestyle Architect 
•  Handel Lee 鈥 The Man behind Life-style Projects 
•  Kung Shain-Dow - An Educator Practising Lifelong Learning 
•  Jane Goodall--Global Conservationist 
•  Liang Ning - world famous Chinese Mezzo-Soprano 
•  Zhang Tian鈥檃i(Flora Zeta) 
•  Sabriye Tenberken & Paul Kronenberg - Fighting Blindness in Tibet 
•  Wu Jianmin--Commitment to Cross Cultural Communications 
•  Lu Yan--China´s Wild Child Of Fashion  
•  Grace Tan--Improving the lives of rural women  
•  Chen Xiangmei(Anna Chennault)-- Making a mark on the world 
•  The Flying Tigers-- Strong bonds and friendships forged with China 
•  Sun Yu--Chinese Opera Singer With International Acclaim  
•  Stephen Endicott 
•  Annie S.C.Wu--Philanthropic Businesswoman  
• "Happy New Year" Letter
• Impressed by the Flying Tigers
• Message from Geoff Burne
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