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CNN's Talk Asia visits Australia this month for a one-on-one profile interview with double Academy Award winner, Cate Blanchett.
Monita Rajpal interviews Cate Blanchett at the Sydney Theatre Company, where the actress has performed many times and was co-artistic director for five years. She talks about some of her key roles in theatre and film, as well as the "dynamic life" that acting brings through unexpected offers, referring to "that sense of adrenaline you get by bungee jumping into an unknown place".
During the half-hour interview, she gives her opinion of social media, talks about the importance of silence and says her life has been "a series of surprises". She talks about personal events, ranging from aspects of life with her own children to the death of her father when she was 10 years old.
This month CNNGo discovers Indonesia's beautiful island escape, Bali. The show goes beyond the daily tourist trail and looks at why Bali has beckoned so many to its shores.
Legendary Indonesian surfer Rizal Tanjung reveals where he first fell in love with the waves and lets CNNGo get a close up look at the world famous pipe of Padang Padang beach.
The surf is up and the sun is out - this month CNNGo is cruising through the southern Californian city of Los Angeles.
From Hollywood to Santa Monica, CNNGo explores the City of Angels with some of its famous locals. Director of the Iron Man series, Jon Favreau, takes CNNGo to a few of the spots that have inspired his movies, including a visit to the Kogi BBQ Taco Truck, on which his latest movie "Chef" is based.
This month CNN's ‘Talk Asia' travels to both Australia and the U.S. to meet master chef, TV celebrity and entrepreneur Curtis Stone to talk about food, family and the future. Host, Monita Rajpal first catches up with Stone in his home town of Melbourne where he opens up about working under the Michelin starred Chef Marco Pierre White in London and reveals how television changed his career. Stone also takes ‘Talk Asia' on a personal tour of his L.A. restaurant, "Maude", and shows his culinary genius at work.
Hong Kong is a metropolis on the southern tip of China, where there's freedom of assembly, freedom of the press and rule of law. Since its handover from Britain to China 17 years ago, the people of Hong Kong were granted a wide range of civil liberties, and a measure of autonomy under the governing principle known as "one country, two systems". But many say that way of life is now under threat. As Beijing affirms its "comprehensive jurisdiction" over Hong Kong and with a growing number of mainland Chinese heading into Hong Kong, some people are asking is it the end of Hong Kong as we know it?