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The ABC's overseas reporters give their interpretation and analysis of the week's major events.

The ABC's overseas reporters give their interpretation and analysis of the week's major events.

Location:

Sydney, NSW

Description:

The ABC's overseas reporters give their interpretation and analysis of the week's major events.

Language:

English

Contact:

Radio Current Affairs ABC Ultimo Centre Level 1, 700 Harris Street Ultimo NSW 2007 +61 2 8333 2177


Episodes

The European Super League debacle

4/24/2021
The attempt by 12 of Europe’s biggest football clubs to form a breakaway super league collapsed within 48 hours after a furious reaction from fans and players. So what was it all about?

Duration:00:12:20

It's the end of Hong Kong as we've known it

12/12/2020
Beijing’s security laws, the expulsion of pro-democracy legislators, and an ongoing police crackdown on opponents has effectively killed off the notion of one country-two systems.

Duration:00:13:39

How Taiwan is dealing with disinformation on social media

12/5/2020
In Taiwan the government and the biggest social media app have formed a public-private-partnership to tackle disinformation, predominantly from China, through the use of AI and fact checking.

Duration:00:15:11

Angela Onwuachi-Willig's 'The fire this time' - balancing personal and professional responses to the murder of George Floyd

6/13/2020
Angela Onwuachi-Willig is Dean of the Boston University School of Law. As the first African-American to hold that position she grappled with how to speak to her students about the murder of George Floyd and the broader issue of racial inequality in the US.

Duration:00:12:22

A true story of slavery and restitution in America

5/23/2020
The story of former slave Henrietta Wood who successfully sued the man who abducted her and sold her into slavery has won the 2020 Pulitzer history prize.

Duration:00:16:10

Under fire WHO meets at a critical time in the pandemic

5/16/2020
The World Health Organisation is holding its annual assembly at a critical juncture in the COVID 19 pandemic and while facing sustained criticism over its response

Duration:00:19:10

Concerns over new mothers and babies during COVID 19

5/9/2020
Giving birth alone, without pain medication and forced separation from the baby is every pregnant woman’s worst nightmare. How the pandemic has changed birth practices

Duration:00:13:40

Blue Mountains charity feeding 18,000 daily

4/25/2020
A charity in the Blue Mountains is feeding 18,000 people a week during the COVID 19 crisis.

Duration:00:10:13

Coronavirus pandemic creates a dilemma for ABC correspondents

3/28/2020
The coronavirus pandemic has forced the ABC's Jakarta correspondent to evacuate.

Duration:00:06:21

In Israel the coronavirus is adding to a political and legal crisis

3/28/2020
The coronavirus has overshadowed an unprecedented political and legal crisis that has left Israel without a government and with an un-elected prime minister who is now ruling by decree.

Duration:00:06:54

America's prepper culture kicks in

3/21/2020
Americans know how to prep and they've stocked up to bunker down as Coronavirus takes hold.

Duration:00:06:27

A snapshot of life in Japan under coronavirus

3/21/2020
In Japan supplies of toilet paper and masks are returning to normal and many store shelves remain well stocked with food. But the government faces criticism over the lack of virus testing

Duration:00:07:23

The S in USA stands for swindle

3/14/2020
In the USA the price you're quoted is never the price you have to pay

Duration:00:05:16

Covid-19 hits Thailand's tourism industry

3/14/2020
Tourists are avoiding Thailand due to Covid-19 fears and Bangkok, normally a popular destination for Aussie tourists, is bearing the brunt.

Duration:00:04:55

As Australians panic buy toilet paper, those closest to Coronavirus outbreaks panic the least

3/7/2020
China correspondent Bill Birtles travels to South Korea and is struck by how people carried on as usual.

Duration:00:06:46

Namaste Trump: US president fills world's largest cricket stadium for political rally

3/7/2020
With more than 20 rolling news channels in India, even an Australian perspective on Trump's India visit is news.

Duration:00:06:24

Germany is battling a resurgence of right-wing fundamentalism

3/7/2020
In the last year the country has seen three extremist attacks, the Chancellor says they have been driven by racism.

Duration:00:04:26

Convict slang: Australia's first dictionary

2/29/2020
James Hardy Vaux's "Vocabulary of the Flash Language" was published in 1819 to help courts decipher convict slang.

Duration:00:06:24

Indonesia's pollution and rubbish problems are legendary

2/29/2020
Jakarta's construction and development are taking a never-ending toll on the environment.

Duration:00:06:04

Papua New Guinea's home to more than 800 languages

2/29/2020
Tok pisin is the language that is most widely spoken in PNG

Duration:00:08:40