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CNN International today announced Prudential has renewed its sponsorship of ‘Above & Beyond', a special multi-media series of stories which profiles ordinary people who do extraordinary things in Asia.
Now in its second year, the campaign profiles 10 outstanding people on CNN International in daily 60-second editorial highlights, complemented with special ‘Above & Beyond' content on http://www.cnn.com/ and on mobile. In addition, a group of unsung heroes will also be featured in TIME Asia magazine.
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.