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East Asia Today
Monday 3rd November
  COMPLETE PROGRAMME IN AUDIO
01:00 WORLD NEWS (5 mins)
06:00 INDONESIA FLOOD: Rescue officials continue their frantic search for survivors from a flash flood in Sumatra that has killed over 70. (5 mins)
11:00 MALAYSIA: New Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi pledges support for a new era of open and tolerant government. (4 mins)
15:00 CHINA: China starts selling shares in the Three Gorges Dam. (2.5 mins)
17:30 REGIONAL ROUND-UP (1.5 mins)
19:00 PHILIPPINES SHOES: We report on how the City of Marikina is planning its recovery from a slump in footwear production. (4 mins)
23:00 PACIFIC SURFING: A French windsurfer arrives safely in Tahiti 89 days after an epic solo windsurfing journey across the Pacific. (6 mins)
Friday 31st October
  COMPLETE PROGRAMME IN AUDIO
01:00 WORLD NEWS (5 mins)
06:00 MAHATHIR MALAYSIA: The curtain falls on the Mahathir Mohamad era. We report from Malaysia on how he will be remembered. (14 mins)
20:00 REGIONAL ROUND-UP (1 mins)
22:00 CHINA PROPERTY: China's urban inhabitants are suffering at the hands of unscrupulous property developers. (3.5 mins)
25:30 ROGER MOORE: The former James Bond actor tells us the problems he is tackling as UNICEF's goodwill ambassador on a trip to Cambodia and Vietnam. (4.5 mins)
Thursday 30th October
  COMPLETE PROGRAMME IN AUDIO
01:00 WORLD NEWS (5 mins)
06:00 MALAYSIA:With less than a day to go, we follow Mahathir's final address to parliament.(14 mins)
20:00 REGIONAL ROUND-UP (1 min)
21:30 CHINA GALILEO:The sky's the limit as China and Europe join hands in a challenge to US satellite interests.(3.5 mins)
25:00 JAPAN:Dandruff, bad breath and smelly socks - Japan's politicians are told to smarten up their act.(4 mins)
Wednesday 29th October
  COMPLETE PROGRAMME IN AUDIO
01:00 WORLD NEWS (5 mins)
06:00 HONG KONG :Hong Kong's politicians flex their muscles in an unprecendented show of strength - and demand answers to the SARS outbreak.(3 mins)
09:00 CHINA NORTH KOREA:China ups the pressure on North Korea to stop its nuclear programme.(2.5 mins)
12:00 MAHATHIR:We continue our special coverage from Malaysia - is Asia about to lose its only voice on the world stage?(13 mins)
25:30 FOOTBALL:Who's the Asian prime minister who's the prime candidate to buy a top London football club?(3.5 mins)
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