Radio

The Bulletin with UBS, 38

Sunday 28 June

We explore the potential of emerging markets healthcare for investors, discuss how demography and other secular changes are affecting the sector and assess the viability of reform programmes across EM economies.

Radio

The Entrepreneurs, 193

Wednesday 24 June

A special episode on clothing entrepreneurs around the world. We meet the co-founder of YMC, a mainstay of the British fashion scene; chat with the Porto-based entrepreneur behind luxury loungewear label Walls of Benin;…

Radio

Asia Pac Unwrapped, 8

Sunday 21 June

We travel to the mountainous Indonesian city of Bandung to discuss architecture. In Tokyo, Kenji Hall ditches the bug spray in favour of luxury camping (or “glamping”). Plus: Brisbane architects Ingrid Richards and Adrian…

Radio

The Bulletin with UBS, 37

Sunday 21 June

Cyber security is a hot topic right now for markets, analysts and investors alike. We consider how threats to cyber security cause volatility and attempt to gauge what challenges – and opportunities – such dynamics can…

Radio

The Entrepreneurs, 192

Wednesday 17 June

We visit a boutique winery in the West Bank and head to Lebanon to learn about an engineer’s corporate social-responsibility project and a generations-old family of glass blowers. Plus: David Abrahamovitch explains why his…

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Article

Built to plan

It isn’t as easy as some governments might suppose to build a metropolis from scratch with all the vibrancy of a city that has grown naturally. So here are three examples of cities from different periods of history that…

Radio

Asia Pac Unwrapped, 7

Sunday 14 June

As Thailand’s largest retail conglomerate leaps into the world of German luxury department stores, we cross to Bangkok to find out why. Plus: our bureau chief in Singapore runs through this year’s MasterCard Global Desti…

Radio

The Bulletin with UBS, 36

Sunday 14 June

We ask what has caused the recent sell-off, how much further there is still to go and what it all means for everything from the shape of investor portfolios to real-world economics.

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Article

Refit for purpose

Like so many accidental entrepreneurs, Masataka Baba only started his business because no one was offering what he needed. Now, having turned dozens of Tokyo’s disused commercial buildings into rentable properties, his firm…

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Article

Driller thriller

Urban roads and country highways may be getting more congested but there is light at the end of the tunnel. The epic business of taking transit underground is enjoying a technological boom and things are only getting bigger…

Radio

The Entrepreneurs, 191

Wednesday 10 June

We meet the founder of flight tracking service FlightAware and visit an unusual anti-stress club in Buenos Aires. George Bamford discusses men’s grooming and custom watches and our man in Madrid discovers how to adopt a…

Opinion

Doing it their way

Wednesday 10 June

Despite the weight of international sanctions, Daniel Giacopelli says that the start-up scene in Iran is full of promise.

Considering the rather unique setting – I was attending what was billed as the largest gathering of Iranians outside of that country in decades – I thought it rather odd they served Tex-Mex food: chilli con carne, extra…

Radio

Asia Pac Unwrapped, 6

Sunday 7 June

We sample some of Melbourne’s small-scale coffee roasters and stop off in New Zealand, where a fall in dairy prices is proving tough for one of the country’s core industries. Plus, Monocle’s Tokyo correspondent tries a…

Radio

The Bulletin with UBS, 35

Sunday 7 June

We discuss what’s prompted China’s equity market bubble and recent stock volatility. We then consider what might happen if the bubble bursts, both in China and beyond.

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