Archive for January of 2014

133 - Peru-Chile Spat!

January 31, 2014

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This week's podcast will look at an interesting situation that has finally been solved between two South American countries.


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January 31, 2014
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132 Dolphin Cull: Cruelty or Hypocrisy ... ?

January 24, 2014

(image credit: Taken from "Traditional Whaling Maki-e (古式捕鯨蒔絵)". Taiji Whale Museum via Wikipedia Public Domain)

This week's podcast will look at the annual dolphin hunt in a Japanese town of Taiji and analyses whether it is acceptable to hunt and kill dolphins.



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January 24, 2014
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131 Not Coming of Age in Japan

January 17, 2014


This week's podcast will look at the declining numbers of young people in Japan and how this is affecting the Coming-of-Age Day celebrations.


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January 17, 2014
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130 Changing the Time..?

January 10, 2014

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This week's podcast will look at a new proposal that wants to alter how people in India set their time.


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January 10, 2014
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129 Looking Forward to 2014

January 03, 2014

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Happy New Year, everyone!

This week's podcast will look at three news areas of sport, movies, and news, and make some predictions on what we think will happen in 2014 -- for example, will Japan win the FIFA World Cup in Brazil?


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January 03, 2014
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