Category Archives: International

Global News: Ant Group & Fintech, Covid Disparities, US Election (Podcast)

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: Ant group and fintech come of ageeconomic disparities after covid-19 (09:30) the US election in miniature (17:00). 

Sunday Morning Podcast: NEWS FROM ZURICH, AUSTRIA LONDON AND BANGKOK

Monocle’s editor in chief, Tyler Brûlé, discusses the weekend’s top news with guests Rob Cox, Chandra Kurt and Eemeli Isoaho. Plus: a word from our editors and correspondents in London and Bangkok, and a check-in with Rainer Nowak, editor in chief of Austria’s ‘Die Presse’ newspaper.

Economics: ‘Universal Basic Income Experiment In South Korea’ (WSJ Video)

To stimulate its pandemic-hit economy, a province in South Korea has been experimenting with universal basic income programs by regularly giving out cash, no questions asked. Now, some politicians want to go national with the concept.

Illustration: Crystal Tai/WSJ

Global News Podcast: ‘Bidenomics, Erasing Chinese Villages, Ethnic Minorities In Britain’

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: BidenomicsChinese officials want to erase many villages (12:00) and ethnic minorities in Britain (19:10). 

Sunday Morning Podcast: News From Athens, Zurich, London, Tokyo (Monocle)

Monocle’s Emma Nelson speaks to Vincent McAviney and Rob Cox, plus we hear from The Saturday Paper’s Karen Middleton, and check in with Tokyo and Ljubljana.

World News Podcast: Trump’s Health, German Reunification At 30 Years

Radio News 24/7 | Deutsche Welle reports: President Trump transferred to Walter Reed Medical Center, Germany marks 30th year of reunification, and other top world news.

Global News: Covid-19 Policy Mistakes, Warren Buffett & Japan, French Diplomacy (Podcast)

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, covid-19: why are so many governments getting it wrong? What Warren Buffett sees in Japan Inc (8:11) and French diplomacy (16:00).

World News Podcast: Azerbaijan-Armenia Clash, New Arrests in Belarus

Radio News 24/7 reports: Fighting along Azerbaijan-Armenia border, protests against Belarus president Lukashenko, and other top world news.

World News Podcast: Women Protest In Belarus, Western Wildfires, Lesbos

D/W News reports: Thousands of women protest in Belarus, wildfires in Western U.S., migrant tents in Greek Island Lesbos and other top news.

World News Podcast: California Fire Deaths, Afghanistan Peace Talks & India’s Covid Cases Soar

CBC Radio reports: The search for the dead in California wildfires, peace talks for Afghanistan, a surge of Covid cases in India and other top news.