409 - Tasmanian Tiger Riddle

April 17, 2020


This week’s ENW podcast reports on one of the most famous extinct animals in recent history – the Tasmanian Tiger. The last sandy-coloured, striped marsupial was thought to have died in Hobart, Tasmania in 1936. But, there is lingering belief that the ‘Tazzy Tiger’ still roams the remote, isolated forests of Tasmania. Can it really be true? What evidence exists to prove that they still live on?
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April 17, 2020
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408 - Balcony Marathons!

April 10, 2020


This week’s ENW podcast reports on how some people have tried to react positively to being locked down due to the COVID-19 virus. In an effort to try and stay physically and mentally healthy some people around the world have been completing ‘home marathons’. What exactly is a home marathon? How are they completed? Where are they run?
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April 10, 2020
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ENW's artwork design has been renewed!

April 07, 2020
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Meet Hiroty - HU's new mascot character!

More about Hiroty (HU Website, in Japanese):
広島大学マスコットキャラクター「ひろティー」が誕生しました

Note: New ENW episodes are coming soon ... Please stay tuned and stay safe!

407 - ENW...In Salzburg!

March 06, 2020


In this special edition podcast ENW visits four wonderful locations from the scenic Austrian city of Salzburg!
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Image credit: Andrew Bossi via Wikipedia CC BY 2.5.


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March 06, 2020
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406 - Kirin Accused over Myanmar Links

February 21, 2020


This week’s ENW podcast reports on troublesome news for one of Japan’s biggest companies. The huge beverage conglomerate Kirin, which owns some of the most famous drinks brands in the world, has been accused of breaking a United Nations embargo. The Japanese company has business dealings in Myanmar and are in partnership with the Myanmar military in several breweries. What has happened? How can Kirin fix it?
ENGLISH NEWS WEEKLY will try and explain all! (PDF)

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February 21, 2020
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405 - The Cat & Mouse Turn 80!

February 14, 2020


This week’s ENW podcast reports on the anniversary of one of the best-known double acts around the world – Tom and Jerry. The animated adventures of the grey and white cat and the small brown mouse have entertained people around the world for 80 years. What are the origins of the pair? Who created them? What is the reason for their enduring popularity?
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