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40 years of reform and opening up: All stories

Inside China: 40 years of economic reform and 'opening up'

  • Upon the 40th anniversary of China’s economic transformation, hear from workers, cultural figures and industrialists who participated in the ‘opening’ of China.
PUBLISHED : Friday, 16 November, 2018, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 19 December, 2018, 8:00pm

This year marks the 40th anniversary of China’s economic transformation, known as 改革开放 - 'reform and opening up' - engineered by Deng Xiaoping in 1978. Hear from the mainland Chinese who experienced it, the Hong Kong cultural figures who participated in it and one of the first industrialists to begin operating an export-oriented manufacturing business in Shenzhen.

Presented by Laurie Chen

Interviews with: Wu Tao, Zhang Donghong, Liza Wang Ming-chuen, Tenky Tin Kai-man, Henry Tang

Voiceovers: Dayu Zhang, Alkira Reinfrank, Angela Cheung, Joe Kainz