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Is Asian philanthropy on the rise?

As the ranks of Asia's wealthy have swelled, philanthropic giving has also increased.

This is particularly true in Hong Kong and China, where family foundations have become a popular way for the rich to do good.

Christina Tung, Asia-Pacific head of philanthropy at UBS Wealth Management, says many of them choose to support community causes such as education.

Rico Hizon spoke to her on the BBC's Asia Business Report about the future of giving in Asia.

  • 23 Oct 2014
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