We travel to remote Manus Island in Papua New Guinea to investigate Australia's refugee detention programme.
We gain exclusive access to Taiwan's special forces and ask if the island can fend off China with a volunteer army.
With more than six million drug users and rising, can Pakistan win its fight against the billion-dollar narcotics trade?
In a country that frowns upon foster care, 33,000 children from abusive homes are growing up in state institutions.
As saltwater crocodiles stalk Australia's waterways, we investigate if they should be culled to curb attacks on humans.
A group of women risk life and limb to clear Laos of cluster bombs and make their country safe for future generations.
Mongolia's booming economy is growing millionaires, but what happens to those who miss out or are left behind?
What drives single mothers in South Korea to abandon their babies?
101 East delves into Korea's plastic surgery craze and uncovers the real price of pursuing physical perfection.
101 East examines how children in the Philippines are exploited when child sex predators lurk online.
101 East goes undercover to expose the hidden harm in China's food industry.
101 East heads to Silicon Valley to investigate the Asian influence on America's high-tech boom.
We meet the couples desperate for a child and the women in India who give birth to babies they will never know.
A Nepalese doctor takes an Indonesian woman under his tutelage and brings the gift of sight to the world's destitute.
Malaysia’s violent ganglands are luring many ethnic indians struggling to fit into a segregated society.
The Spratly Islands in the South China Sea are resource rich and claimed by vying countries.
As Thailand reels from its 12th military coup, what will it take to break the dangerous divide in this polarized nation?
Hong Kong’s press was once the most free in Asia, but many believe it is under attack from the central government.
The development of robots that could save lives is an unparalleled breakthrough, but what if they also could kill?
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101 East is Al Jazeera's weekly Asian current affairs programme. We cover a dynamic region with diverse cultures and conflicting politics. With special reports, interviews and debates, 101 East tackles the issues that unify and divide Asia.

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101 East airs each week at the following times GMT: Thursday: 2230; Friday: 0930; Saturday: 0330; Sunday: 1630.