The British Stars Who Drove Japan Crazy May 10, 2021
If screaming fans are waiting to greet you on your first visit to Japan, it creates an unforgettable thrill. Duncan Bartlett tells the stories of three British pop groups who triggered a sexual frenzy and hears how some stars were bewildered by the mania.
Podcast: China and the Pandemic May 10, 2021
Steve Tsang and Duncan Bartlett of the SOAS China Institute disu whether the Covid-19 pandemic has brought benefits for the Chinese Communist Party.
Podcast: A New Cold War February 9, 2021
How does the current situation between the US and China compare to the old Cold War between the US and the USSR?
Joe Biden’s view of India February 9, 2021
President Biden wants to use India to counterbalance Chinese influence in Asia but what’s his view on Prime Minister Modi’s policies?
Bangladesh’s Chinese dilemma February 9, 2021
Joe Biden’s keen for the US to cooperate with friendly countries in Asia but for Bangladesh, would this mean cutting ties with China?
Myanmar’s coup threatens an international crisis February 4, 2021
The coup in Myanmar creates potential crisis for surrounding countries – especially Bangladesh