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A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. A SupChina production, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn.
 
“China Biz Roundup” is a daily news podcast powered by Caixin Global. Compiling the day's essential financial stories and explaining their importance. Hosted by Joshua Dummer and the cream of Caixin's journalists this is your one stop shop for everything you need to know about China, the world of business plus a little bit more. All in under 10 minutes. To keep up with latest news, visit www.caixinglobal.com and download Caixin app.
 
More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian’s vaults. But where the public’s view ends, Sidedoor begins. With the help of biologists, artists, historians, archaeologists, zookeepers and astrophysicists, host Lizzie Peabody sneaks listeners through the Smithsonian’s side door, telling stories that can’t be heard anywhere else. Check out si.edu/sidedoor and follow @SidedoorPod for more info.
 
China's most popular internet show follows the adventures of Su Fei as she looks for love in Beijing and meets lots of interesting characters along the way. Also other cool content about China, Chinese youth culture and music and interviews with notables, both Chinese and Expat. Features audio and video content.
 
In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into co ...
 
The most convenient way to learn Cantonese the way it is actually spoken and used. Start with our basic lessons, and in no time you'll be listening to music, watching films and television and engaging in the actual language. With free daily podcasts, a vibrant community, online study tools and much more, PopupCantonese is the most powerful and personal way to learn mandarin.
 
Fearless music activists. Savvy tech entrepreneurs. Social disrupters. Into Africa shatters the narratives that dominate U.S. perceptions of Africa. Host Judd Devermont, Africa program director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington D.C., sits down with policymakers, journalists, academics and other trailblazers in African affairs to shine a spotlight on the faces spearheading cultural, political, and economic change on the continent.
 
At Limitless, we believe that choosing China as an expatriate assignment offers unlimited opportunity and adventure – and proper preparation is the key to success! Through real-life interviews from China’s leading expats, we support you and your loved ones through the entire process from relocation to repatriation, and every step in between. Glean wisdom and pick up fantastic tips and tricks from other people like you. Stay motivated, be empowered and get connected to some pretty amazing fol ...
 
The NüVoices podcast is hosted by NüVoices members Chenni Xu, Cindy Gao and Joanna Chiu who explore the work of women in media, academia and the arts in Greater China, the impact of abuses of power, international and domestic politics, and their own personal stories. This podcast is wholly coordinated by the NüVoices board, with production by SupChina.
 
Formerly known as Sandman, Tony Soul spent years in the NOLA Club Scene. Throwing parties with Sleeping Giant in the 90s, DJing at spots from Cafe Brazil, Fashion Cafe to The House of Blues, and every club in between, this former Q93/FM98 personality was all about the Hip Hop scene in NOLA. But then a funny thing happened. While DJing a club in San Francisco, the Soul Doctor heard the synth from a Deep House Song and life hasn’t been the same since. Fast forward a decade and Soul has let the ...
 
"Today" is a topical current affairs magazine show. With in-depth panel discussions on domestic and global news and current affairs, Today gives you the story behind the headlines. Our expert guests share their views and debate the issues. While the 2nd Hour discusses the hot news of the day around the globe. A locally produced program with a distinctly international flavour.
 
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China on Wednesday told Sweden to reverse a ban on Chinese tech firms from its 5G network, warning of "negative impacts" if it did not. The Swedish telecoms regulator issued a ban on Tuesday that would require carriers to remove existing Huawei and ZTE equipment by 2025, citing national security concerns. Chinese telecoms companies have faced bans …
 
I sat down with one of my favorite people and asked him to tell a story that I promise you will want to hear and share! Joe Smith was the manager of the 2008 Beijing Olympic USA Boxing Team. He tells of his experience of walking into the stadium for the opening ceremonies with Kobe Bryant and who he saw in the bleachers that day! I promise this is …
 
This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy chat with Sebastian Strangio, the Southeast Asia editor at The Diplomat, about his new book, In the Dragon's Shadow: Southeast Asia in the Chinese Century. The book examines how each of the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (except Brunei) has coped with China's rapid reemergence as a regio…
 
The Observatory raised its storm warning to the Strong Wind Signal No 3 shortly after midnight on Friday, as Typhoon Saudel continued to edge closer to the southern coast of China. It said the strong winds of 41 to 62 kilometres per hour from the storm were expected. It also warned members of the public to stay away from the shoreline and refrain f…
 
The Confederation of Trade Unions and the Aviation Staff Alliance have slammed Cathay Pacific's move to sack thousands of employees, asking if saving HK$500 million a month through job cuts will help them after the company lost billions of dollars on fuel hedging in the past. Cathay Pacific on Wednesday announced that it will eliminate 8,500 staff …
 
In today’s episode: China’s foreign ministry warns that Swedish businesses could suffer if Stockholm follows through with the Huawei ban; why achieving its climate targets won’t be an easy feat for world’s second-largest economy; and Beijing encourages domestic investors to invest more money abroad. SPECIAL OFFER: Great News! Caixin Podcast listene…
 
Health authorities on Thursday said they suspect a new local Covid-19 case with no known source has emerged in the city, even though the victim had travelled abroad recently, while Nepal Airlines has been banned from flying here for two weeks after nine people who arrived on the same flight tested positive for coronavirus. A 38-year-old woman who t…
 
South Korean officials refused on Thursday to suspend a seasonal influenza inoculation effort, despite growing calls for a halt, including an appeal from a key group of doctors, after the deaths of at least 13 of those vaccinated. Health authorities said they found no direct links between the deaths and the vaccines. At least 11 of the 13 dead, inc…
 
The husband of the Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng has appealed against a HK$20,000 fine in an illegal-structure case involving his luxury home in Tuen Mun. In April last year, West Kowloon Magistracy convicted Otto Poon, a veteran engineer, of having a swimming pool built in the garden of his house without approval from the Buildings Department…
 
Why contact tracing technology has been slow to make an impact. Ed Butler speaks to Jenny Wanger from the Linux Foundation Public Health in the US where many states are only now rolling out contact tracing apps, months after many countries around the world. We hear from Colm Harte, technical director at NearForm, the company behind Ireland's app, w…
 
Beijing and the Vatican have renewed a deal to give both a say in the appointment of bishops on the mainland, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. The initial agreement was signed in 2018 allowing the pope as well as the Communist Party a say in appointing Chinese bishops. Announced after years of talks, it was a step towards reconciling the two …
 
Pro-Beijing legislator Alice Mak has urged Legco president Andrew Leung to look into whether pro-democracy lawmakers have violated the national security law with their filibustering in the council. Mak, from the Federation of Trade Unions, said Leung should study whether the pan-democrats' behaviour amounted to serious disruption of Legco proceedin…
 
Two iconic lion sculptures at the entrance of HBSC’s headquarters in Central have reappeared in public after they were vandalised by anti-government protesters on New Year’s day. The hoarding around the two bronze lion statues, known as Stephen and Stitt, was removed in a ceremony on Thursday morning, after the bank said the statues had undergone “…
 
This week I'm hanging out with my friend Kelsea (She/Her) and we talk about her new EP, “Love is…” Record of the Week: “Love Is..." by Kelsea Martinez Got a topic you want to explore or need advice? Email the pod at Roaring20spod1@gmail.com FOLLOW THE POD on INSTAGRAM!!!!! Let's be friends on Instagram and Twitter Music by Elijah Lyons Cover art by…
 
As new waves of covid-19 sweep around the world, scientists are clashing over the concept of herd immunity. Host Kenneth Cukier asks scientists on both sides of the debate whether covid-19 should be left to spread freely among the young and healthy? Also, the Department of Justice's federal antitrust lawsuit against Google—we search what this means…
 
In today’s episode: Stockholm’s bold decision prompted by suspicions over the links between Beijing and the two tech giants; why Chinese lawmakers are calling the nation’s proposed laws on facial recognition too vague; and Pakistan overturns its Tiktok ban. SPECIAL OFFER: Great News! Caixin Podcast listeners can now enjoy a 7-day complimentary acce…
 
The secretary for justice on Wednesday condemned personal attacks against members of the judiciary, after graffiti targeting a former magistrate appeared in Kowloon Tong. "Last night, someone directed some personal attacks and even acts of contempt at an individual judge," Teresa Cheng told reporters at the Legislative Council. "The government find…
 
The US government has filed charges against Google, accusing the company of violating competition law to preserve its monopoly over internet searches and online advertising. As the Department of Justice sues the search engine google for being a monopoly, could all tech giants be under threat? We hear from Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google and …
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters: Declassified host Michael Morell interviews Kristin Wood, career analyst and manager of analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency. Wood looks back at the time she spent as Scooter Libby's briefer and Vice President Cheney's backup briefer. Both roles she played during the time of the 9/11 attacks. Post 9/11…
 
Cathay Pacific's Flight Attendants Union has expressed concern about further layoffs and accused the airline of failing to take into considerations cost-cutting measures proposed by the union. "We're completely disappointed with this decision," the union's vice-chairwoman Amber Suen said. "We put forward a number of measures, not only us, but also …
 
The chairman of the Cathay Pacific group Patrick Healy said there's no chance that the Cathay Dragon brand will ever return even if market conditions improve in future, but he also said the group's other businesses are safe, at least for now. Cathay Dragon stopped all operations on Wednesday as part of a HK$2.2 billion restructuring by the group th…
 
This week on the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: China reports 4.9% economic growth in the third quarter; President Xi's remarks on the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone; the Shenzhen Stock Exchange admits to a 32-minute technical error in its trading system; and budget household goods retailer Miniso raises …
 
Security minister John Lee on Wednesday accused Democrat Roy Kwong of encouraging crime suspects to flee Hong Kong, prompting jeers in Legco from the pro-democracy camp. Kwong had asked Lee if anyone in the government was aware that 12 young Hongkongers were allegedly planning to go to Taiwan by boat before they were picked up by the Guangdong coas…
 
Lawmakers from across the political spectrum on Wednesday expressed concern over the mass redundancies planned by Cathay Pacific, saying the government must not shirk its responsibility to minimise the impact of the job cuts. Civic Party legislator Jeremy Tam said the administration, having injected almost HK$30 billion into the embattled airliner …
 
Struggling Cathay Pacific has announced that its Cathay Dragon regional subsidiary will stop operating from Wednesday, while 8,500 staff roles will be cut – about a quarter of the total across the group – as it struggles to survive the coronavirus pandemic. In a major restructuring, the group said it would also ask Hong Kong-based cabin and cockpit…
 
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga arrived on Tuesday in Indonesia on the second leg of his first overseas trip as premier to underscore his government’s aims of countering China in the region. Suga arrived from Vietnam in the middle of a four-day visit to the two Southeast Asia nations he said was key to pursuing the “free and open Indo-Pacifi…
 
A Thai news outlet connected to exiled former premier Thaksin Shinawatra was ordered to shut down Tuesday over its coverage of anti-government protests in Bangkok as demonstrators prepared to take to the streets for a sixth consecutive day. Voice TV, a website partly owned by Thaksin's family, was one of four media organisations under fire for thei…
 
In today’s episode: IMF predicts China to be the only major economy to grow this year; the national disease control authority reveals new evidence that strengthens the theory that you can catch the coronavirus from cold-food supply chains; and e-commerce giant Alibaba will take over the country’s top hypermarket operator. SPECIAL OFFER: Great News!…
 
The mother of murder victim Poon Hiu-wing on Tuesday called on Security Secretary John Lee to stop toeing the official line and provide evidence to his Taiwan counterparts, so that suspect Chan Tong-kai can turn himself in. In her first public appearance since the anti-extradition protests erupted last year, Poon's mother said Chan should act on hi…
 
Hong Kong health authorities on Tuesday reported a coronavirus infection with no known source for the first time in four days, with a 32-year-old office worker coming down with the virus. The woman lives in Grand Promenade in Sai Wan Ho and works in an office at One Island East. She started feeling unwell on Friday last week and visited a private d…
 
The government on Tuesday relaxed some of its social distancing measures, including local tour groups and weddings, as the city's coronavirus situation eases. From Friday, licensed travel agencies will be allowed to run tour groups of not more than 30 people. The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Edward Yau, said agencies will be req…
 
The exhibition production industry said on Tuesday that around 15,000 people risk losing their jobs, as it warned that the city will be stripped of its status as a convention hub if authorities don't step in immediately to help. The Covid pandemic has brought business for many firms to an abrupt halt for the last 10 months, with large-scale gatheri…
 
The Chief Executive on Tuesday rejected concerns that the Lantau Tomorrow Vision project contradicts President Xi Jinping’s call to protect the environment, saying every jurisdiction has its unique circumstances. In a recent interview, Lam herself had quoted Xi as saying that conservation is important. When asked whether the mega-reclamation that h…
 
Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that people shouldn't take her comments out of context and when she said recently that she doesn't mind that Shenzhen's GDP has surpassed that of Hong Kong, it doesn't mean she doesn't care about the SAR. "If I don't care, I would not spend so much time to nurture and promote [relationships] with Shenzhen …
 
Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that it would be unreasonable to deny Hong Kong permanent residents living on the mainland the chance to vote in elections in the SAR, although she did not refer to voters in other jurisdictions. Speaking to reporters ahead of her weekly Executive Council meeting, Lam said that people needed to "realise th…
 
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