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The Bank of Japan's subzero surprise, how Sri Lanka's used-car market turned into hybrid heaven, and the spiritual side of Thailand's "child angel" doll fad - in this week's Nikkei Asian Review.

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Radio

Meet the Writers, 9

Saturday 6 February

This week actor and author Richard E Grant talks about his books and the shocking events of his childhood in Swaziland, which were later depicted in the film ‘Wah-Wah’. He also discusses his memoir of the film that launched…

Radio

The Foreign Desk, 109

Saturday 6 February

The global economy is in trouble again: Europe is stagnant, China is slowing down and we still haven’t really recovered from 2008. Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield is joined by Tom Keene, the editor at large of ‘Bloomberg News’…

Radio

The Stack, 180

Saturday 6 February

Touching down in Brazil, we take a closer look at what makes the country’s voracious readers leaf through their favourite magazines. Plus: as the Olympic Games draw closer, we ask how the nation’s daily newspapers are…

Radio

The Curator, 225

Saturday 6 February

Our favourite moments from the past seven days on Monocle 24, including coverage of the Iowa caucus, a report from the Sundance Film Festival and a Midori House session from Malian singer Rokia Traoré.

Radio

The Sessions at Midori House, 49

Saturday 6 February

US singer Lissie is in the studio this week to play tracks from her new record ‘My Wild West’ and to tell us why she’s switched Hollywood for her own wild mid-west.

Radio

The Monocle Daily, 1105

Friday 5 February

We review the day’s Asian newspapers, speak with a British diplomat about the future of the Syrian peace process and review the best of this year’s Brazilian carnival songs.

Radio

The Cinema Show, 9

Friday 5 February

Alongside the team behind Monocle 24’s ‘The Urbanist’, we’re trekking through a metropolitan maze as we explore how cities are depicted on screen. We hear from ‘Detroit Free Press’ on how its city has been given the cine…

Radio

The Menu, 225

Friday 5 February

We taste some of the best Turkish wines and check in at a Viennese café-cum-reception desk called Zur Rezeption. Plus: we enjoy some Hepple Gin, created by British chef Valentine Warner.

Radio

Midori House, 1083

Friday 5 February

More than $10bn (€9bn) in aid money is headed to Syria but as peace talks stall in Geneva we wonder whether this is an admission of defeat. We also take a look at the thousands of Iraqi migrants heading home after too many…

Radio

The Briefing, 1107

Friday 5 February

​We’re live in Spain as negotiations continue in an attempt to form a coalition government and we hear why a new report predicts it would take less than three days for Russian forces to occupy the Baltic nations. Plus: we…

Radio

The Globalist, 1115

Friday 5 February

We look to Aleppo with the news that Syrian rebels may be losing their grip on the city and we ask whether Australia’s former prime minister Kevin Rudd will become a new secretary-general of the UN. Plus: the day’s business…

Radio

The Monocle Arts Review, 235

Friday 5 February

Film critic Anna Smith and Monocle’s Gillian Dobias talk about this weekend’s cinema. ‘Trumbo’ is a look at Hollywood in the 1940s when many leading industry figures were blacklisted for their political beliefs; ‘Janis:…

Radio

The Monocle Daily, 1104

Thursday 4 February

We discuss the security situation in Libya and analyse US-Colombian relations before looking to tonight’s Democratic presidential debate. Plus: we bring you highlights from the latest issue of ‘Nikkei Asian Review’ and…

Radio

The Urbanist, 225

Thursday 4 February

This week we’ve joined forces with ‘The Cinema Show’ to bring you a special episode on the relationship between our cities and the big screen. We explore how movies can shape a city as a brand, chat with James Sanders about…

Radio

Midori House, 1082

Thursday 4 February

Peace talks aimed at ending the war in Syria crumble further as Russia vows to press ahead with airstrikes. Meanwhile, Germany aims for a decidedly different tone in Kremlin relations while Ukraine’s president sees an…

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