Faith and Nature on the Sacred Peak: North Borneo, Malaysia
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Mt. Kinabalu, with an elevation of 4,095 meters, is a majestic presence in Malaysian North Borneo, and a World Heritage Site. But from 2020, tourism has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Some indigenous people see a connection with the 2015 earthquake, believing both to be due to divine wrath. In this episode, we meet the residents of this region who live while respecting the sanctity of nature, and seek new ways to sustain themselves.

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 3 seconds

Episode Number: 1126

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ASIA INSIGHT looks at the realities of Asia today.

The documentary series, produced by Japan's national public broadcaster NHK, presents the region both as an ever-evolving and globally relevant center of growth and as the home of traditional cultures often at odds with encroaching globalization.

ASIA INSIGHT investigates these themes, and many others, with in-depth, behind-the-scenes analysis.


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