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Going off track

Thursday 30 October

Japan recently had a chance to sell itself via its high-speed rail expertise – but missed the opportunity. Kenji Hall urges the promotion push for the industry to move forward as quickly as its trains.

Last week, Japan’s high-speed train industry organised a celebration of the Shinkansen’s 50th birthday at the Hotel Okura in Tokyo. The mood of the gathering was festive but top Japanese railway executives in attendance had…

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The Entrepreneurs, 159

Wednesday 29 October

We navigate Istanbul's Grand Bazaar with a mobile app, talk sustainable luxury with Maria Eugenia Gijon and meet business thinker Jeff Sutherland. Plus: Indian fashion brand Bhane, the Stair-Rover team and a chat about…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 3

Sunday 26 October

This week we’re asking whether big declines in global stock markets will herald a whole new crisis or offer new opportunities for investors.

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Business / Transport

Bullet time

Issue 78

The romance of the rails captures the imagination but travellers still demand efficiency and comfort on the move. Monocle visits industry fair InnoTrans for the latest technologies and innovations keeping the transport on…

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Business

The Entrepreneurs, 158

Wednesday 22 October

We talk hotel-search sites with Tom Leathes of Top10.com, meet the founder of the Millennial Trains Project and discuss the events industry with Richard Dodgson. We also ponder business partnerships with the CEOs of Tech…

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Business / Society

Whatever works

Monday 20 October

In the connected modern era the space between work hours and personal time is becoming increasingly slim. But Monocle’s Megan Billings says that can be a healthy thing.

Last week, two US tech giants announced that they would be covering the potential cost of egg-freezing procedures for their female employees as part of each company’s benefit packages The announcement has been met with…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 2

Sunday 19 October

We explore how to get the Eurozone moving, from weighing up the structural reforms necessary to kickstart the continent’s slowest movers to an appraisal of the ECB’s handling of recent turbulence.

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The Entrepreneurs, 157

Wednesday 15 October

Visit Final Frontier Design in Brooklyn and The South Summit in Madrid, then meet Matthias Metternich of Believe.in and Bret Taylor of Quip. We also go networking for creatives with Pip Jamieson of The Dots, test reusable…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 1

Sunday 12 October

Definitive insights from key UBS analysts on the people, places and products set to shape the financial world. This week: over the next 10 years could India’s economy emulate China’s recent success? And what would happen…

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The Entrepreneurs, 156

Wednesday 8 October

We catch up with the founders of Uniform Wares, meet Dave Morin of social network Path, survey the cruise-ship scene in Hamburg, explore remittances with the founder of WorldRemit, chat with Linda Rottenberg of Endeavor,…

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The Entrepreneurs, 155

Wednesday 1 October

We meet entrepreneur Liam Casey to look at the strategy of premium rum brand The Duppy Share. We also learn why smoked salmon brand House of Sverre wants to break into fashion, head to Frankfurt to see how museums can…

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