CCTV News is working on a new current affairs program to begin broadcasting in early 2014.

Assignment Asia will feature reports, interviews and first-person accounts to highlight issues and reflect the vibrant and diverse cultures that make up this vast continent.

Assignment Asia is driven by strong characters. Through their personal stories, we uncover social issues that affect a wider population.

Assignment Asia is visually stunning, using some of the most creative visual storytellers from across the region.

Most importantly, Assignment Asia is about storytelling. Not just reporting facts.