Affairs / Travel

Leading the charge

Friday 23 January

The number of Chinese nationals taking holidays overseas is expanding exponentially and their travel preferences are redefining the entire industry says Monocle’s Aisha Speirs.

It’s no secret that the Chinese traveller is both courted and feared by national tourism boards, hoteliers, retailers and airlines across the world. Around 100 million of China’s 1.3 billion people travelled outside the…

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The Globalist, 845

Friday 23 January

With the Greek election just days away, our contributor in Athens examines the rise of the left-wing Syriza party. Plus the passing of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah and an interview with Ukraine’s ambassador at large.

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The Monocle Daily, 834

Thursday 22 January

We discuss the political longevity of the DRC’s president Joseph Kabila as protests continue. Plus we take a look at the Asian papers and ask experts whether English spelling should be simplified.

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The Urbanist, 171

Thursday 22 January

How'd that get built? City-building at its best is innovative, democratic and aesthetically on point but that’s sadly not always the case. This week’s episode of The Urbanist looks at cathedrals of corruption, building…

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Midori House, 822

Thursday 22 January

As the European Central Bank announces an ambitious programme of quantitative easing, Michael Binyon and Robert Fox discuss this and the other day’s main stories.

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The Briefing, 836

Thursday 22 January

We discuss quantitative easing in the Eurozone and campaign finance in the US, review the week in media news and check in with our contributor in Davos.

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Edits / Monocle

Issue Promo 80

January 2015

In the February issue discover the charm, commitment and crudités served by the most hospitable nations. We also visit the world's most dangerous hotels, London's finest embassies and New Orleans' art scene.

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Affairs / Government

Prize fools

Thursday 22 January

The Canadian government’s clumsy efforts to rebrand the country could benefit from a little more understanding of what their nation truly represents in the 21st century, says Monocle’s Christopher Frey.

Recently the Canadian government announced a design competition to come up with an official logo for the country’s 150th birthday celebrations in 2017. The competition, however, is open only to students, comes with a rather…

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The Globalist, 844

Thursday 22 January

With the World Economic Forum underway in Davos, what we can expect from this year’s event? Plus expert insights on the increasingly fragile situation in Yemen as Houthi rebels accelerate their political influence.

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The Monocle Daily, 833

Wednesday 21 January

We discuss the conflict in Ukraine as its president cuts short his trip to Davos. Plus we mark a historic day as Cuba and the US hold high-level talks and hear from the architect behind an animal-only terminal at JFK air…

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The Entrepreneurs, 171

Wednesday 21 January

We visit Finnish shoe-designer Minna Parikka, talk networking with The Supper Club, get a primer on the ski-holiday industry with Rory Byrne, Mike Arnot explains his brand Owen & Fred, and Mashael Al-Rushaid discusses Heist…

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Midori House, 821

Wednesday 21 January

Mary Dejevsky, Roger Boyes and Alessio Patalano discuss through the day's biggest news stories. Plus the latest from the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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