Archive for October of 2014

169 Women on the Rise!

October 31, 2014


This week's podcast looks at important news released this week by the World Economic Forum, which has concluded that, around the world, the gender gap between men and women has narrowed significantly.

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October 31, 2014
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Special Edition 1: Minoru Terada (Part 2)

October 30, 2014


This is the second of the three special edition podcasts!

This is a bonus podcast that was recorded at Hiroshima University between Mr Minoru Terada, a member of the Japanese government, and Hiroshima University students. The interview was recorded in a classroom at Hiroshima University Higashihiroshima's Campus, when Mr Terada kindly undertook to answer questions, written, prepared, and asked by current Hiroshima University students. Mr Terada answered a wide range of student questions connected to his public career and private interests.


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October 30, 2014
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168 Blade Runner Gaoled

October 24, 2014


This week's podcast looks at the imprisonment of one of the world's most famous sports stars -- South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, "The Blade Runner".

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October 24, 2014
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Special Edition 1: Minoru Terada (Part 1)

October 23, 2014


This is the first of the three special edition podcasts, starting this week!

This is a bonus podcast that was recorded at Hiroshima University between Mr Minoru Terada, a member of the Japanese government, and Hiroshima University students. The interview was recorded in a classroom at Hiroshima University Higashihiroshima's Campus, when Mr Terada kindly undertook to answer questions, written, prepared, and asked by current Hiroshima University students. Mr Terada answered a wide range of student questions connected to his public career and private interests.


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October 23, 2014
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167 Nobel 2014

October 17, 2014


This week's podcast looks at the different winners in the six Nobel Prize disciplines for 2014.

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October 17, 2014
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166 The Healthiest Cities

October 10, 2014


This week's podcast looks at the 10 healthiest cities to live and working around the world, according to a new poll by CNN.

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October 10, 2014
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165 Volcanic Tragedy

October 03, 2014


This week's podcast looks at heartbreaking news from Japan's Honshu Island, where hikers climbing Mt. Ontake were killed due to a sudden volcanic eruption.

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October 03, 2014
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