CNN International’s ‘Eye On’ series is currently featuring the Philippines and drawing focus on the country’s politics, business, culture, and people. This week-long coverage has CNN anchor Anna Coren giving daily live reports from Manila, Batangas, and Lake Taal; while colleague Kyung Lah presents in-depth reports on various issues affecting the country.
Highlights include special Talk Asia segments featuring President Benigno S. Aquino III and business moguls Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala and Fernando Zobel de Ayala. Reports on the country’s business process outsourcing (BPO) capacity, Ballet Manila, and anti-piracy and anti-child labor initiatives are also among the series’ features.
President Aquino’s Talk Asia segments will be aired following these schedules:
- Friday, May 4 at 5:30 PM.
- Saturday, May 5 at 8:00 PM.
- Sunday, May 6 at 6:30 AM and at 1:30 PM.
- Monday, May 7 at 8:30 PM.
- Tuesday, May 8 at 3:30 PM.
- Thursday, May 10 at 1230 PM.
The Eye On: The Philippines Special Half-Hour will be aired following these schedules:
- Friday, May 4 at 11:00 PM.
- Saturday, May 5 at 1800, 11:30 PM.
- Sunday, May 6 at 8:30 PM.
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For more details and features, visit CNN International’s page for Eye On : The Philippines—which includes, among others, articles and videos on the challenges that face Philippine tourism and its successes so far, the booming call center industry in the country, and on “how important Filipino migrant workers are to the future of their homeland.”