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Taiwan: A Force to Be Reckoned With

VHS
30 minutes
HC430.5 .T331 1997

"Knowledge is power. Knowledge is money. Money is pride," says Taiwan's Minister of Education. This program examines Taiwan's commitment to education that has made it one of the world's most successful industrialized economies, and exposes the high environmental price it has paid. The importance of education is reflected in the Taiwanese constitution, which mandates cooperation between business and education. An executive at China Steel discusses the company's global success. The program also reveals country scenes, with rivers badly polluted by industrial waste, and cities, where inhabitants are forced to wear masks against rising air pollution. A BBC Production.

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