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In Asia Matters, we go beyond the headlines with experts from around the globe to help explain what's really going on in Asia today.

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In Asia Matters, we go beyond the headlines with experts from around the globe to help explain what's really going on in Asia today.

    Softbank: Asia's Most Influential Tech Company

    Softbank: Asia's Most Influential Tech Company

    Andrew Peaple is joined by Phred Dvorak and Steve Kaplan to talk about tech company Softbank.

    • 34 min
    India in the COVID-19 Era

    India in the COVID-19 Era

    Yuka Kobayashi guest-presents a special edition on India in the Covid-19 era, in discussion with Pratap Mehta.

    • 36 min
    South Asia’s Dual Crises: Coronavirus and Climate Change

    South Asia’s Dual Crises: Coronavirus and Climate Change

    South Asian countries are facing a double whammy -- the effects of the global pandemic and an increasingly urgent battle against pollution and the effects of climate change. The World Bank predicted in the spring that the region would suffer its worst...

    • 46 min
    Summer of China: Three Books to Read

    Summer of China: Three Books to Read

    Andrew Peaple chats to Lingling Wei, Michael Schuman and Tom Orlik about their new books on China.

    • 49 min
    Japan's Foreign Policy: The Art of Persuasion?

    Japan's Foreign Policy: The Art of Persuasion?

    Akio Takahara and Yuka Kobayashi on Japanese foreign policy in a shifting regional and global order..

    • 47 min
    Coronavirus and Racism: Asian-Americans in the Crossfire

    Coronavirus and Racism: Asian-Americans in the Crossfire

    Andrew Peaple and Vincent Ni tackle the topic of anti-Asian discrimination with Christine Yano and Jennifer Pan.

    • 33 min

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