Design

Section D, 189

Tuesday 26 May

As Monocle issues its annual Transport Survey, we look at the UP Express in Toronto, excellent new terminals at Narita and Canberra airports and the design of TAP’s in-flight magazine. Plus we don our trunks and bikinis to…

Global

Affairs

Midori House, 910

Tuesday 26 May

As Britain’s prime minister seeks a reformed bond with Brussels, Andrew Tuck and guests talk about what David Cameron wants and what he’s likely to get. We also discuss the chance of a fair hearing as the trial of a Wash…

Global

Affairs

The Briefing, 924

Tuesday 26 May

We assess Australia’s proposal to strip dual nationals of their Australian passport as a way to counter terrorism and examine the revamp of Malaysia Airlines. Plus we analyse Taiwan's plan to settle the conflict in the…

Global

Culture / Environment

Park life

Tuesday 26 May

After attending a conference in Toronto on the awareness of landscape architects and designers, Jason Li has a new-found respect for the civic spaces in his city.

Take a moment and think about your city’s defining landmark. Is it the Eiffel Tower in Paris? Maybe the One World Trade Center in New York? Or Hong Kong’s IM Pei Bank of China Tower? I’m going to take a stab in the dark and…

Affairs

The Globalist, 932

Tuesday 26 May

We analyse Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s first year in office and look at the significance of the Arctic Challenge Exercise where more than 100 US and European fighter jets have begun training near the Russian…

Global

Culture

The Monocle Arts Review, 62

Tuesday 26 May

Luke Turner, associate editor at ‘The Quietus’, sits down with Andrew Mueller to discuss three new music releases. Up for discussion are Mbongwana Star’s ‘From Kinshasa’, Holly Herndon’s ‘Platform’ and Algiers’ new self…

Global

Affairs

The Monocle Daily, 921

Monday 25 May

The Tunisian government wants the world to know that the shooting at an army base was not terrorism. But are the tourists listening? And more bad news for BlackBerry as market share falls to below one per cent. Plus, Isr…

Global

Culture

Culture with Rob Bound, 189

Monday 25 May

As AMC’s ad drama ‘Mad Men’ draws to a close, Robert Bound asks: “Where did all the good adverts go?” He speaks to Peter Mead, chairman and founder of Abbott Mead Vickers; Richard Brim, executive creative director at Adam…

Global

Affairs

Midori House, 909

Monday 25 May

Mary Dejevsky and Phil Clark discuss the day’s main stories including the surprise results in Polish and Spanish elections, the latest developments in Burundi and why China organises prison tours for government officials…

Global

Affairs

The Briefing, 923

Monday 25 May

We assess the latest from Iraq following prime minister Haider al-Abadi’s statement that the city of Ramadi could be taken back from Isis within days and as the last results from Spain’s disputed local elections are coming…

Global

Affairs / Society

The best is history

Monday 25 May

As the Islamic State takes control of the Syrian town of Palmyra, Matt Alagiah calls for protection of the city’s well-preserved treasures.

There’s something grimly inevitable about it. Fighters from the self-styled Islamic State took control of the Syrian town of Palmyra on Wednesday night and ever since the world has been collectively holding its breath,…

Affairs

The Globalist, 931

Monday 25 May

We’re live in Poland where we assess the results from the second round of presidential elections. Plus: we get the latest business stories from Moscow and review the day’s front pages with Darren McCaffrey.

Global

Culture

The Monocle Arts Review, 61

Monday 25 May

Art consultant and dealer Kathlene Fox-Davies provides snapshots of some of this month’s photography exhibitions in London. We explore the limitations of photography in Clare Strand’s latest show at the Grimaldi Gavin…

Global

Business

Asia Pac Unwrapped, 4

Sunday 24 May

As a surprising number of think-tanks pop up across China we discuss what might be behind the government’s new venture. We also take a look at a new regional rail project in Japan and explore the sticky business of inves…

Global

Business

The Bulletin with UBS, 33

Sunday 24 May

Is it time to regulate against market bubbles? We consider potential measures and explore the possible risks of over-regulation.

Global

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