The Philanthropist

Myanmar

  • Season 1
  • , Episode 2  | 
  • Aired: 7/1/2009
    • Length: 43:15
    • Plays: ???
Synopsis >

Maidstone-Rist is outed by a human rights organisation as having ties to business in Myanmar, also known as Burma, where there is oil and gas exploration using forced labour. Teddy decides the only way to conclude whether to continue their business activities in the country is to get moral advice from Daw May Lin Wai, a revered Burmese democratic leader who has been under house arrest in the country for nearly two decades.During his search for Lin Wai Teddy meets a young girl, desperately in need of a kidney transplant. The girl?s father is a suitable donor but he?s being kept at a forced labour camp and it is feared that he won?t get to his daughter in time to save her life.Although Teddy succeeds in avoiding the armed guards and breaking in to see Lin Wai, his security man, Dax, is arrested in the process. Back in New York, Philip and Olivia desperately try to explain Teddy?s behaviour to an irate board of directors, but will they approve of Teddy?s moral values?

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