NHK World TV Highlights: Labor Issues in Cambodia, Shikoku Pilgrimage Popularity, and US Post-Election Challenges

This week, NHK WORLD-JAPAN highlights a range of global and cultural topics in its programming lineup for the week of November 26, 2012. The features include an insightful look into labor issues in Cambodia amid the influx of global companies, a journey through the tradition-rich pilgrimage of Henro on Japan’s Shikoku Island, and a discussion on the challenges and expectations facing the United States following the re-election of Barack Obama. These segments aim to offer viewers a deeper understanding of various socio-economic and cultural phenomena around the world.

  • An episode of Asia Insight focuses on the labor disputes and conditions in Cambodia as global companies, including China, establish factories seeking cheaper labor.
  • The program features an encore presentation of an award-winning show about Henro, a pilgrimage through 88 sacred sites on the Japanese island of Shikoku, highlighting its popularity among foreigners and its cultural significance.
  • Global Debate Wisdom discusses the challenges the United States faces following the re-election of Barack Obama, with a focus on his plans for reducing inequality and achieving fiscal stability, and the prospects of making the U.S. a “better, stronger nation.”

NHK WORLD-JAPAN is “the international service of Japan’s public media organization NHK.” NHK World-Japan is operated by Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK). The goal of NHK World-Japan is stated as “to promote a deeper international understanding of Japan, introducing the latest events in Japan through news and other programs.”

“Overall, we rate NHK World-Japan Left-Center biased based on story selection that slightly favors the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record.”

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