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Inside Asia

Oct 24, 2017

We live in transformative times. China is coming into its own in an unprecedented way. Previous episodes have focused on this trend in a connection with a variety of sectors: trade, economic growth, politics, digital media, environmental policy. In this episode our focus is on corporate leadership and China’s overseas...


Oct 16, 2017

The word “hacker” has been around since the early ‘60s. It first shows up at MIT after the successful hacking of a telephone system. “Many telephone services have been curtailed,” announces the memo where the word debuts, “because of so-called hackers” who have “accomplished such things as tying up all...


Oct 6, 2017

We’re on the cusp of a possible environmental crises in Bali. Mount Agung is about to erupt. We don’t know when, but Bali remains on high alert. It’s now more than two weeks since the volcanic threat level was raised to its maximum. Earth tremors are a daily event and as many as 150,000 people – mostly farmers...


Oct 1, 2017

The past few months have been turbulent. Natural disasters are wreaking havoc everywhere. Just as the U.S. has been beset by a string of powerful hurricanes, Bangladesh is experiencing some of the worse monsoons ever with an estimated one-third of the country under water, more than a thousand dead and as many as 41...