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Asia Pac Unwrapped, 14

Sunday 2 August

Superb wine, delicious food and a restaurant design sure to impress. We’re in Melbourne, where culinary magic is a serious business. We also head to Japan, where developers and government officials are trading barbs over…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 43

Sunday 2 August

What could the nuclear deal mean for Iran, the region and the world? We explore the economic implications of a potentially extraordinary geopolitical shift with UBS experts, analysts and investors from around the globe.

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The Entrepreneurs, 198

Wednesday 29 July

The team behind California-based wilderness perfumer Juniper Ridge share their passion for their products. We also investigate the business model and future of car-sharing service DriveNow. Plus: one year after profiling…

Opinion

No rest for the Greeks

Tuesday 28 July

The country may be hobbled by debt and unemployment but Sunday trading hours, which have finally come into force, may meet with some resistance.

Last week, the Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras managed to cobble together enough support in parliament to pass a second round of reforms demanded by his country’s creditors. It must have left a bitter taste in the mouth…

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Asia Pac Unwrapped, 13

Sunday 26 July

Can Japanese carmaker Suzuki tap into the higher end of the market in India? Plus, despite claims of an accommodation shortage, we look at why Melbourne is set to lose one of its most historic hotels. We also learn how…

Radio

The Bulletin with UBS, 42

Sunday 26 July

To integrate or to exclude: approaches to sustainable investing are in the spotlight. UBS analysts and experts from around the world share their insights into an area of increasing interest for institutional and individual…

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The Entrepreneurs, 197

Wednesday 22 July

We explore the future of long-term crowdfunding via the San Francisco-based start-up Patreon, Edward Tse shares lessons from his new book ‘China’s Disruptors’, New Zealander Henry Wadworth-Watts reveals why he quit his day…

Opinion

Passion to profit

Wednesday 22 July

Out of the thousands of entrepreneurs Daniel Giacopelli has met during business coverage for Monocle 24, it’s the ones who truly believe in their brands that he’d be willing to back.

Over one too many whiskeys in the cavernous belly of a bus on the outskirts of central Berlin, Obi Kaufmann and Hall Newbegin couldn’t stop gushing about moss and wet dirt, mountain meadows and sunrises in the Mojave. These…

Radio

Asia Pac Unwrapped, 12

Sunday 19 July

Pouring ourselves a glass of cachaça, we ponder a bizarre Australian law preventing importation of the spirit. We also check in with our Tokyo bureau to sample some of the rotating array of puddings on offer at the city’s…

Radio

The Bulletin with UBS, 41

Sunday 19 July

Experts from UBS and The Hauser Institute at Harvard University discuss their new report on philanthropy and social investment in Latin America.

Radio

The Entrepreneurs, 196

Wednesday 15 July

We explore the career of Robert Tateossian, who went from city banker to cufflink king. We also meet the entrepreneur behind Indian brand Nappa Dori, who hopes to harness his country’s textile traditions and take them to…

Radio

Asia Pac Unwrapped, 11

Sunday 12 July

We explore the shady side of a cinema in Melbourne that’s now home to a hidden jazz bar. We then venture out for a spot of shopping at one of Hong Kong’s favourite luxury department stores. Plus, we hear about the rebirth…

Radio

The Bulletin with UBS, 40

Sunday 12 July

Despite some rallies in a volatile week, China’s equity market has fallen some 30 per cent in the last month or so, a loss of around $3trn. Can the government support its stock market?

Radio

The Entrepreneurs, 195

Wednesday 8 July

We explore the growing start-up scene in Tehran, survey the young entrepreneurs of Gaza City and head to Finland to profile a unique campaign to improve the financial fortunes of Radio Helsinki.

Opinion

Calling the tunes

Tuesday 7 July

Taylor Swift’s open letter has given Apple’s new streaming service Apple Music a bumper publicity boost.

Apple Music has arrived. A week ago today, the company famed principally for its brilliantly designed hardware released a music-streaming service to rival the likes of Sweden’s Spotify. The build-up to this momentous launch…

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