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The Colorful world of Pakistan’s trucks


Sometimes art can be found in the most unlikely of places. In Pakistan, truck drivers take great pride in their vehicles and are willing to pay a LOT of money to show them off. They hire artists to paint designs on their trucks and many of them are true masterpieces. Danial Khan traveled to Lahore where he met the man who is said to have started it all and has inspired many others.

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The Colorful world of Pakistan’s trucks


Sometimes art can be found in the most unlikely of places. In Pakistan, truck drivers take great pride in their vehicles and are willing to pay a LOT of money to show them off. They hire artists to paint designs on their trucks and many of them are true masterpieces. Danial Khan traveled to Lahore where he met the man who is said to have started it all and has inspired many others.

 

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PAKISTAN'S TRUCK ARTISTS CREDITS

CORRESPONDENT: Danial Khan

CAMERAMAN: Masood Shahid, Bilal Kazi, Asif Afridi

EDITOR: Mohsin Zahoor

FIXER: Jahanzeb Malik

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Inmates dance their time away


Doing time in prison is bad enough, but when the prison is overcrowded, there isn’t a whole lot to enjoy. In the Philippines, prison authorities have come up with an interesting way to engage inmates, giving them motivation, and a little money in their pocket – through dancing. Videojournalist Chiloy Baldicantos talked with the prisoners at a correctional facility in Cebu.

Inmates dance their time away


Doing time in prison is bad enough, but when the prison is overcrowded, there isn’t a whole lot to enjoy. In the Philippines, prison authorities have come up with an interesting way to engage inmates, giving them motivation, and a little money in their pocket – through dancing. Videojournalist Chiloy Baldicantos talked with the prisoners at a correctional facility in Cebu.

 

Watch the story below:

 

inmates dance their time away CREDITS

CORRESPONDENT: Chiloy Baldicantos

CAMERAMAN: Chiloy Baldicantos, Alex Badayos

EDITOR: Ruel A

LIGHTS & SOUND: Tonee Despojo

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Interview with Mao’s portrait artist


Mao Zedong is the founding father of the People’s Republic of China. And in the capital Beijing, his iconic image is on display at the gate of the Forbidden City. The man behind the famous Mao painting is a reclusive artist who rarely speaks publicly. Fei Ye caught up with him and asked him what it’s like to have such an important responsibility.

Interview with Mao’s portrait artist


Mao Zedong is the founding father of the People’s Republic of China. And in the capital Beijing, his iconic image is on display at the gate of the Forbidden City. The man behind the famous Mao painting is a reclusive artist who rarely speaks publicly. Fei Ye caught up with him and asked him what it’s like to have such an important responsibility.

 

Watch the story below:

 

mao's reclusive protrait artist CREDITS

CORRESPONDENT: Fei Ye

CAMERAMAN: D J Clark, Lester Xu

EDITOR: Li Yang