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The Pacific Shift brings you music from around the Pacific Rim, Asia and beyond. J-pop, K-pop, T-pop and more, Monocle is the soundtrack to your day by the Pacific.

Daily shows

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The Globalist: 

News and comment from Europe, the Middle East and beyond.

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Midori House: 

The agenda from Monocle's editors and correspondents.

Weekly shows

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Section D: 

A review of design, architecture and craft.

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The Urbanist: 

What makes cities tick, from city hall to the suburbs.

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The Menu: 

Monocle's guide to food, drink and entertaining.

Weekend shows

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The Curator: 

The best of the week on Monocle 24, compiled into one show.

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The Stack: 

The people and players shaping the future of print media.

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The Recap: 

Catch up with all of the week's big stories.

Latest episodes

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27 Mar 2015
00:17:57

The Monocle Arts Review - Film: Jason Solomons: 

Film critic Jason Solomons reviews Frédéric Tcheng’s new documentary on the world's biggest luxury brand ‘Dior and I’, Michael Winterbottom’s ‘The Face of An Angel’, which is inspired by the ongoing trial of Amanda Knox, and ‘Seventh Son’, an action-adventure fantasy starring Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges.

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26 Mar 2015
00:59:56

The Monocle Daily: 

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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26 Mar 2015
00:26:03

The Urbanist - Urban lighting : 

When we build towers, monuments or parks, we plan them for the daytime. And in most cities, not much thought is given to how we illuminate or even enhance them. In this episode we take a look at our cities at night and the bright future of outdoor urban lighting, from gas lamps to hi-tech LEDs.

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26 Mar 2015
00:30:00

Midori House: 

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.

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26 Mar 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Thursday 27 March: 

We examine claims that the Germanwings crash could have been deliberate, hear how Spain is righting historical wrongs and learn about Tokyo’s loneliest tuna fish.

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26 Mar 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Thursday 26 March: 

We look at claims that a pilot was locked out of the cockpit when a Germanwings flight crashed in France. Plus what's behind America’s war of words with Israel and why is Russia teaming with Jordan to build a nuclear power plant?

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26 Mar 2015
00:16:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Books: Mark Mason: 

Writer Mark Mason chats with Andrew Tuck about three new non-fiction releases. Michael Bloch’s book about the scandalous life of British politician Jeremy Thorpe, a biography of American entertainer Bob Hope by Richard Zoglin: ‘Hope: Entertainer of the Century’, and a look at nearly 3,000 years of going to the gym in Eric Chaline’s ‘The Temple of Perfection: A History of the Gym’.

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25 Mar 2015
00:58:47

The Monocle Daily - Wednesday 25 March: 

As the Iran nuclear talks continue to cause difficulty, we ask if the biggest problem is not Washington or Tehran but France? Plus we discuss the latest from Yemen and diplomacy with former Canadian ambassador to China, David Mulroney.

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25 Mar 2015
00:28:43

The Entrepreneurs - Edition 180: 

We meet the president of Detroit-based heritage brand Shinola, visit two European food startups - Frutomania in Kosovo and Foodscovery in Italy - and the Winkreative team discusses Chinese luxury brand Shang Xia.

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25 Mar 2015
00:30:00

Midori House - Wednesday 25 March: 

Andrew Mueller, Xenia Wickett and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera discuss EU-Cuban and US-Afghan relations, ask how militaries can recruit millennials and explore press freedom in Thailand.

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25 Mar 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Wednesday 25 March: 

We hear the latest on the Germanwings air crash in France, learn what Afghan president Ashraf Ghani is saying in Washington and hear why painting your house in Sweden is no straightforward matter.

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25 Mar 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Wednesday 25 March: 

We discuss the ongoing investigations into Ukraine’s former government following several mysterious deaths. Also, Yemen crisis talks in Doha, Finnish-style education and a look back at the bizarre 1967 disappearance of an Australian prime minister.

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