Archive for January of 2017

278 - 237km Fast on... a Bicycle!

January 27, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on an incredible attempt by one mother of three to become the fastest human on a bicycle. Denise Mueller reached an unbelievable top speed of 237.78 km/h whilst trying to break a 32 year old bicycle record. Over three days on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah Mueller cycled faster that 200 km/h on an non-motorised bike. How did she do? What happened?

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January 27, 2017
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277 - Japan’s Child Poverty Crisis!

January 20, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a new worrying trend appearing in major Japanese cities – food banks and cafes for children. An estimated one in six of Japanese children aged up to 17 are from families whose income is classified as being in 'relative poverty'. What does this mean? How did it happen? And how can Japan fix this growing crisis?

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January 20, 2017
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276 ENW...in Hawaii!

January 17, 2017


ALOHA!

In this special edition podcast ENW visits four fascinating locations from the stunning Hawaii island of O'ahu! (PDF)


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January 17, 2017
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275 - 2017: Women’s Rights Curtailed..?

January 06, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast, the first for 2017, reports on worrying news relating to women's rights around the world. International Women's Groups are expecting big fights to keep health clinics open, save women's health programs and enforce laws that prevent and prosecute violence against women. Why are there such big concerns?

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January 06, 2017
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