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Wechat No.7291 Hillary Set to Make History

Hands free car phone just as dangerous; Harry Potter play premieres; The Swedes who speak the Viking language Elfdalian (Photo: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during a primary night event in Brooklyn, New York, 7 June 2016. Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Direct Link: Cdn Link:…

Wechat No.7276 Karakoram Highway

In 1979 one of the great engineering feats of the 20th Century was completed and the Karakoram highway between Pakistan and China was finally opened to the public. The highway, also known as the Friendship Highway in China, was started in 1959. Due to its…

Wechat No.7244 Leadership: Does Gender Matter?

As Hillary Clinton looks set to become the first woman nominated for US President by a major American political party, presenter Manuela Saragosa speaks to Alice Eagly, professor of psychology and a faculty fellow for the Institute of Policy Research at Northwestern University, about gender…

Wechat No.7216 Restoring The Last Supper

In 1999 art restorers in Milan finally finished work on da Vinci s masterpiece. It had taken them 20 years to complete and had cost millions of dollars. Witness hears from Pinin Brambilla who led the ambitious project. Photo: AP Photo/Antonio Calanni Direct Link: Cdn…

Wechat No.7072 The Deobandis: Pakistan

The BBC s former Pakistan correspondent Owen Bennett Jones continues his exploration of South Asia’s Deobandi Muslim movement. He heads across the border to Pakistan, where Deobandi ideology has provided spiritual guidance for both militant groups like the Taliban and a strictly non-violent missionary movement….

Wechat No.7056 The US Warns China about its Business Climate

For this edition of Business Matters we re joined by Joanna Chiu in Beijing from where she files for the German agency DPA International. And in Washington DC we ll be hearing from Nancy Marshall-Genzer of Marketplace. We start with trading relations between the world…

Wechat No.7017 Wall Street Update

Rogue trader Jerome Kerviel has won compensation for unfair dismissal by Société Générale Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.7012 07/06/2016

Josh Widdicombe plays host as his guests aim to gain points in this special Euros preview show where they look ahead to the tournament. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction. In the…

Wechat No.7011 California Primaries: Who Will Win?

The battle for the decisive Democrat primaries; a Hindu priest murdered in Bangladesh; and what is the Windsor Hum? (Photo: Hillary Clinton speaks in Long Beach, California; Credit: Reuters) Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after…