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?

English News Weekly will try to explain all... (PDF)


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January 20, 2017
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208 - A Drinkable Book..?

August 21, 2015


English News Weekly 208 reports on a new invention that could help stop millions of people dying each year from unclean water.

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August 21, 2015
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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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77 Smoking to Be Stubbed Out?

December 07, 2012

(Source: Wikipedia)

Australia becomes the 1st country in the world to impose big advertisement bans on cigarette packets. No longer will cigarettes be bought in colourful packets with famous logos.

This week's ENW will look at this new ban and ask: Will smoking be stubbed out?


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December 07, 2012

22 Denmark Introduces Fat Tax

March 24, 2012
7th October 2011


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March 24, 2012

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