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An auto giant prepares to face the music
From the BBC World Service... The chairman responsible for an alliance between auto giants Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi, Carlos Ghosn, is set to face the panel that will decide his fate, after he was accused of misusing company funds; Facebook has admitted that a top executive hired a PR firm to target the company's critics and Washington is trying to combat Chinaâ€™s rising influence in Papua New Guinea. It's announced plans to redevelop a naval base in the Pacific, as well as a billion-dollar investment to build electricity infrastructure there.Â
Aired 11 months ago 10:42
Can Carlos Ghosn's legacy survive Nissan allegations?
Carlos Ghosn, one of the most powerful figures in the auto industry, was arrested this week after an internal investigation at Nissan that uncovered what the Japanese automaker called numerous â€œsignificant acts of misconductâ€. Tom Braithwaite talks to Kana Inagaki, Peter Cambell and Vanessa Houlder about what this means for Mr Ghosn and the three way alliance he built between Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi.Contributors: Tom Braithwaite, companies editor; Kana Inagaki, Tokyo correspondent, Peter Campbell, motor industry correspondent and Vanessa Houlder, Lex writer. Producer: Fiona Symon
Aired 9 months ago 7:17
What's next for Venezuela amid political, economic unrest?
From the BBC World Serviceâ€¦ It's been a tumultuous 24 hours in Venezuela after the country's opposition leader declared himself interim president and garnered support from the U.S. and a dozen other countries. So, what's next for the economically-troubled nation? Then, French automaker Renault is ready to move forward as Carlos Ghosn is still held in Tokyo. Plus, remember the periodic table from your high school chemistry class? Well, it's gotten a makeover, but this time, rather than being organized by weight, each element is listed according to how much is left on earth. Today's show is sponsored by SignNow, the United States Postal Service and Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage.