In Asia Matters Podcast, we go beyond the headlines with experts from around the globe to help explain what's shaping the region.
Islands Apart: Pacific Nations In The Covid Era
In this episode we turn to a part of the world we haven’t discussed before — the Pacific Islands. Stretching over a vast area covering some 15% of the earth’s surface, the region is home to diverse countries and cultures, from Papua New Guinea in the...
What to Expect from Vietnam’s New Leaders
Bill Hayton speaks to Nguyen Phuong Linh and Nguyen Khac Giang about Vietnam's recent Politburo appointments and their implications.
Myanmar's Military Are Back: First Impressions of the Coup
Andrew Peaple gets Tin Htar Swe and Champa Patel's first impressions of the recent coup in Myanmar.
US-India Relations: Why Modi Will Be Key to Biden's Asia Plans
Guest host James Crabtree talks to former Indian foreign secretary Nirupama Rao and writer Raja Mohan about the future of US-India relations.
Southeast Asia and China: Too Close for Comfort?
Bill Hayton talks to Pon Souvannaseng, Sebastian Strangio and Enze Han about Southeast Asia's evolving relations with China.
Biden in Asia: New President, New Rules?
What does the Biden win mean for US foreign policy in Asia? Andrew Peaple is joined by Jaewoo Choo, Dewi Fortuna Anwar and Yuka Kobayashi.
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Brilliant new pod about the stories behind the headlines in Asia
I learned loads about the background behind what's going on in the Far East - really interesting for someone who's interested in Asia, but would also be super-useful and fascinating to a newcomer to the region. Andrew Peaple really knows what he's talking about - he's been Heard on the Street Asia Editor and Deputy Finance Editor at The Wall Street Journal.