Natsukashii (Japanese nostalgia)

One year ago I was in Japan making this report about the after effects of the 2011 tsunami (In the Wake of the Tsunami) . While there I visited my old local bar in Miyagi prefecture. . In a world of constant change, it’s nice to know some things remain the same. Ten years on, […]

Ice Swimming – the key to eternal youth?

It’s supposed to increase vigor, strengthen the immune system and improve your mood. At least, that’s what fans of the sport say. Taking a dip in temperatures as low as -30°C may not be everyone’s cup of tea. But for a group of pensioners in northern China’s Heihe city, it’s a way of life. . […]

Heroes of Ice

The Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival has been pulling in crowds since the 1980s. Preparing for the event is a huge task and is carried out by China’s unsung hero: the migrant worker. . Watch on Youtube or Youku

Chillin’ in Harbin (literally)

If you think the weather’s getting cold, spare a thought for the local residents of Harbin city in northeast China. Each winter they have to endure temperatures around minus twenty degrees centigrade. But despite the freezing weather the city is a fascinating place to visit, as CRI’s Dominic Swire finds out. . Watch on YouTube […]

Dominic Swire Reports…

. A compilation of some of my best work. Watch on Youtube or Youku. . Featured reports include: . Duolemeidi – Skiing Italian-style in China Football – the number one game in China? Bodybuilding with Chinese Characteristics Training with the Mongolian Wolf Chinese “eye exercises” not working American Kids Turning Chinese US Election – Views […]

Seth Looks Back

Dominic Swire talks to fellow CRI video reporter Seth Coleman about his best work of 2012, the challenges of shooting in difficult locations, and where he doesn’t want to go on holiday… . Watch on Youtube or Youku

Are Chinese Going Green?

90 percent of Chinese people now understand the problem of global warming. . At least, that’s the conclusion of a recent survey by the Centre for China Climate Change Communication and Renmin University. It says more than 75 percent of people have expressed concern about the environment. But what do ordinary people think? We took […]