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12 May 2021

Episode 2484

30 minutes

Is Beijing dangling coronavirus vaccines as bait for new diplomatic partners? Plus: the latest on Lebanon’s political and economic crisis, a review of the Italian papers and Monocle’s Carlota Rebelo tells us why she is a census fanatic.

12 May 2021

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

Beijing’s diplomatic bait

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The director of Oxford University’s China Centre Rana Mitter explains how Beijing is attempting to woo Taiwan’s Latin American allies.

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Chapter 2

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An ode to the census

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Monocle 24’s Carlota Rebelo tells us why we should all embrace her enthusiasm for censuses.

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