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"michael bristow" Discussed on Marketplace Morning Report with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report with David Brancaccio

06:21 min | 9 months ago

"michael bristow" Discussed on Marketplace Morning Report with David Brancaccio

"Tremendous pressure prompting angry investors to for the second day descend on the company's headquarters. The conglomerate warned it may not be able to meet its obligations as it teeters under the weight of a three billion dollar debt pile. The bbc's michael bristow explained some of the specific challenges. The company is dealing with in the statement to the hong kong stock exchange. The firm said property sales had fallen by half over the summer. It expects declined to continue in september. Ever grant also failed to find outside investors willing to buy parts of it sprawling empire or self such searches its office building in. Hong kong is now hired. Restructuring advisors furious investors of besieged the firm's headquarters insurance journ demanding their money back phase. The collapse of emigrant which is three hundred billion dollars of debt could affect the wider chinese economy. That's michael bristow reporting. There will ever grand shares. Dropped just shy of twelve percent in today's session so far this year they've plunged nearly eighty percent that's weighing on the hang seng in hong kong which slumped nearly one and a half percent today. Meanwhile oil prices have hit a six week. High as a hurricane continues to gain strength around the gulf coast as investors continue to monitor the impact to production in that region. They're also keeping an eye on political developments in norway. A coalition government could threaten the future of the largest oil industry in western europe. Conservative prime minister earn solberg admitted defeat in this week's general election and the nation's green party said it'll only support a coalition if it vows to end oil and gas exploration he'll debut orland is a scientific advisor to norway central bank. She explains how politics could reshape. An industry vital to norway's economy the to practice which deficit will join the coalition deliver party on the farm by their priorities to create jobs and for the former body even in the district areas whether it's a loss of employment in oil service industry at cetera. There voters don't want to lend so that's going to be. They should and can you just describe for our listeners. How big this industry is how important it is to norway. Yes the industries around fifteen twenty percent of gdp but the spillover to all the industry you quick and get the thirty forty percent of gdp all of it has gone down a little bit in the oil recession nelson the koran pandemic but exports around forty percent and for public finances a huge inflow coming also via both oil and gas in but also from the fan which now is invested abroad but also gives us an income to the column. Do you think since this has become such a hot political topic that some of these businesses in the industry could come out on their own and decide to make changes. How likely do you think that could be this transition. So the industry themselves becoming more green going into different other energy forms the issue is how fast and our brutal job will to be to the. Call me in this position. Professor held a be orland. Thanks so much for your time this morning. Thank you a bbc. Investigation into global climate data found extremely hot days have more than doubled over the last forty years and nigerians have felt that acutely as they live through more intense heat waves and droughts but many who live in the oil and gas producing regions also have to contend with living near where excess natural gas is burned. Off the bbc's peter quo che explains how people cope. This is the sound of an open gas flare at one of my jurors oil stations in the country. South the heat here is on bare but despite the temperature joy a mother of six is leading trees full of ground sweet pudding tapioca for drying so me blitzer. Joy explains the risks of working around the flare. I the reason. I have short hayes. Because if i grew my hair long it could burn my head if the flesh shift is direction on explodes but despite the risks joyce tapioca business is only way to make ends meet. She now has to work even harder than usual as she needs to raise money to help pay for her mother's funeral in an unmanned obama. With always of yeah. It's bad for health but we need to support families. Climate change has had a devastating impact on nigeria's landscape severe drought in the north of turned once fertile lands into desert's while heavy rainfall has led to flash floods in the south when i was. It's not like this. What is not like this but my jira is also a major producer of oil and its oil-rich niger. Delta region has had a particular emission problem. That has made things gas player. It's the process of burning the natural gas that is released when oil is extracted from the ground. The practice is a major source of greenhouse gases and a large contributor to climate change in the country it is also legal in nigeria gets about two million people like joy and her family live within two and a half miles of gas. Flare joy suspects. That flare is one of the reasons. The weather keeps changing in the country. Iran any of my baby and take care of one many most people onto well enough informed to be able to explain why the climate is changing rapidly. But we are suspicious of the nonstop plays which create conditions for heat ways. Even though she needs the money joy still wants gas flaring to stop cabell. Midland is in my view. The government should lead efforts to end gus flaring in the oil industry and hopefully that will significantly reduce the heat-wave and associated health. Has it's my jurors. Economic development is largely dependent on oil revenue yet. Its own industry is driving climate change in the country and making it one of the largest emitters of carbon in africa and until the government fulfills. Its promise to end gas flowing by twenty thirty the lives and livelihoods of many in nigeria will remain at risk. That's the bbc's peter quote che reporting there and in london. I'm victoria craig with the marketplace morning report from the bbc world service..

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"michael bristow" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

02:54 min | 9 months ago

"michael bristow" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Slow down once over south east texas and we'll bring heavy rains and potential flooding to the area. The national hurricane center is predicting storm surges from the rio grande and south texas to galveston bay in south east texas. I'm jerry clayton. In san antonio in northern iraq kurdish authorities say explosive drones have targeted the erbil international airport. Not a home sales reports. The attack is the first following a lull in what had been almost routine assault that targeted the us presence in iraq. The attack which occurred late. Saturday evening caused no casualties. The associated press reported citing officials in the kurdish run region such attacks on us troops and the us led coalition in iraq. Happened frequently until two months ago. This is the first such attack since july. When rockets landed in baghdad's green zone which houses the us embassy. The us blames iraq backed militias for the attack. Although the militias rarely take public responsibility there. United states says it has maintained troop presence in iraq to help fort what remains of the so-called islamic state. Group there are currently two thousand five hundred. Us troops in iraq for npr news. I'm not the himse in boat this is. Npr afghanistan's taliban government says it's resurrecting ministry for the propagation of virtue and prevention of vice and the new afghan education minister has announced women can study at universities but only in gender segregated classrooms and islamic dress is compulsory for them. Japan says it's detected a submarine believed to be from china in waters near several of its southern islands in the east sign china sea. Bbc's michael bristow has details while chinese surface vessels regularly seal near japanese territory in the region. Tokyo said submarine incursions. Japan has dispatched to destroy an aircraft attract the submarines movement china has not commented. The two countries were involved in a territorial dispute in the east china sea of the islands controlled by tokyo but claimed by beijing of reason years china builds up. His navy sent a greater number of vessels into the area in more appears to be a direct challenge to japan. The bbc's michael bristow the men's final for the us open gets underway next hour. In new york novak djokovic plays danell medvedev for the title if jovovich wins. He'll be the first man and fifty two years to claim all four grand slam trophies in a single season. he's already won. The australian and french opens and wimbledon. It would be the serbs twenty first career major championship a new record. I'm barbara klein npr news..

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Reports: Chinese billionaire held hostage, rescued by police

BBC Newshour

00:44 sec | 2 years ago

Reports: Chinese billionaire held hostage, rescued by police

"Chinese media say a billionaire businessman husband rescued by police after being held hostage in his luxury home this report from our Asia Pacific editor Michael Bristow reports say intruders carrying explosives broke into hers Shenzhen's European style villa in the southern city of Fauchon on Sunday threatening those inside its full the tycoon's son managed to escape swimmer river and raise the alarm the police locked down the exclusive compound arresting five men in the early hours of Monday morning Mr head dropped out of school and worked in factories and on farms eventually opened a workshop to make electric fans his firm my idea is now the world's largest producer of home appliances

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"michael bristow" Discussed on 860AM The Answer

860AM The Answer

02:32 min | 2 years ago

"michael bristow" Discussed on 860AM The Answer

"You monthly and lifelong money we are United faith mortgage United faith mortgage dot com good for mortgages and mortgage quickly fled the apartment when your listeners maker releases a commission to animals consume accidental corporate analyst with thirteen thirty closing letter allies that Alaska flight which Massachusetts Mississippi Montana North Dakota South Dakota Utah an airline is dropping plans to charge passengers a feat for a vacant middle seat in order to comply with social distancing rules frontier airlines had lawmakers flying high with its plan to charge passengers around forty extra dollars to guarantee the seat next to them would be on occupied C. E. O. Barry Biffle says after hearing accusations the airline was trying to profit from safety he said they'll rescind that extra feet and still block middle seats from being sold Jackie Quinn Washington the pandemic has hit the airline industry hard more evidence of that as Air France KLM lost one point nine billion in the first quarter travel restrictions have grounded planes worldwide the card airlines predict the second quarter will be even worse while driving down a staggering ninety five percent breaking news and analysis at town hall dot com South Korea is shipping a boatload of protective mask abroad they're being sent to Korean War veterans as a way of acknowledging their service on the South Bay half masks are being sent is an expression of gratitude to an estimated four hundred thousand overseas survivors who full for the self for more than twenty countries so said all of those nations were currently experiencing difficulties with the virus the average age of the veterans eighty eight making them particularly vulnerable Bostick soldiers live in the United States we supply ninety percent of the phone troops for self creating the conflict between will begin in June nineteen fifty when North Korea invaded the south it ended in a truce two years later the BBC's Michael Bristow and Russians this year won't be marking victory day the end of World War two in Europe with the usual elaborate parades in mass processions that's because of coronavirus restrictions were only stories at townhall dot com has your self esteem taken a hit due to erectile problems weight gain or lack of libido you don't have to live in frustration call balance medical solutions and let their team of medical experts tailor treatment plan to your specific needs balance medical solutions provides cutting edge.

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"michael bristow" Discussed on 860AM The Answer

860AM The Answer

02:15 min | 2 years ago

"michael bristow" Discussed on 860AM The Answer

"Bike progressive helps keep you honest get a quote on this list three minutes of progressive dot com progressive casualty insurance company affiliates Japan's introduce tough border controls for people from China and South Korea because of the corona virus Tokyo was canceled nearly three million visas for Chinese and south Korean nationals a visa waiver program is also being put on hold everyone arriving in Japan will be asked to go into quarantine for two weeks Beijing said he understands the move but still said he was in reasonable in scientific and unfriendly it's imposed its own restrictions on Japanese people before the corona virus outbreak relations between South Korea and Japan was strained measures introduced to fight the virus exacerbating those tensions to B. C.'s Michael Bristow reporting Italy's announced it will expand the lockdown of the northern regions to a travel ban covering the entire country Israel's ordered all visitors quarantine just weeks before Passover and Easter and officials in Spain closed schools in and around the capital breaking news and analysis at town hall dot com the church in Washington DC is the latest to be affected by the coronavirus several hundred people are being asked to self quarantine after potential exposure to the first identified case of the new coronavirus in the nation's capital not publicly identified as the rector of a prominent artist couple church district of Columbia mayor Muriel Bowser says anyone who entered Christ Church Georgetown on February fourteenth between February twenty eighth of March third is asked to self quarantine for two weeks from the date of their entrance to the church the church rector announced Sunday that he was the initial virus case that city officials have been referring to as patient one Keith Peters Washington federal regulators warning seven companies to stop selling soap sprays and other concoctions with false claims they can treat the new coronavirus or keep people from catching it there's no approved treatment for the virus none are likely to be ready for months or even years nearly all the companies that have complied more the stories a townhall dot com I'm Rhonda rock strip this weekend sees it feels like spring so get inspired with great savings on fresh trends like twenty percent off the perfect pair of warm weather shoes and twenty five percent off.

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"michael bristow" Discussed on News-Talk 1400 The Patriot

News-Talk 1400 The Patriot

02:05 min | 2 years ago

"michael bristow" Discussed on News-Talk 1400 The Patriot

"Your bike if you wanted to get a quote and as little as three minutes of progressive dot com progressive casualty insurance company affiliates Japan's introduce tough border controls for people from China and South Korea because of the corona virus Tokyo was canceled nearly three million visas for Chinese and south Korean nationals a visa waiver program is also being put on hold everyone arriving in Japan will be asked to go into quarantine for two weeks Beijing said he understands the move was so said he was in reasonable in scientific and unfriendly it's imposed its own restrictions on Japanese people before the corona virus outbreak relations between South Korea and Japan was strained measures introduced to fight the virus exacerbating those tensions to BBC's Michael Bristow reporting Italy's announced it will expand the lockdown of the northern regions to a travel ban covering the entire country Israel's ordered all visitors quarantine just weeks before Passover and Easter and officials in Spain close schools in and around the capital breaking news and analysis at town hall dot com the church in Washington DC is the latest to be affected by the coronavirus several hundred people are being asked to self quarantine after potential exposure to the first identified case of the new coronavirus in the nation's capital not publicly identified as the rector of a prominent Episcopal Church district of Columbia mayor Muriel Bowser says anyone who entered Christ Church Georgetown on February fourteenth between February twenty eighth of March third is asked to self quarantine for two weeks from the date of their entrance to the church the church rector announced Sunday that he was the initial virus case that city officials have been referring to as patient one Keith Peters Washington federal regulators warning seven companies to stop selling soap sprays and other concoctions with false claims they can treat the new coronavirus or keep people from catching it there's no approved treatment for the virus none are likely to be ready for months or even years nearly all the companies that have complied more the stories a townhall dot com I'm Rhonda rock strip.

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Coronavirus: Wuhan's new hospitals rising fast to meet deadly virus's threat

The New Yorker Radio Hour

00:52 sec | 2 years ago

Coronavirus: Wuhan's new hospitals rising fast to meet deadly virus's threat

"A new hospital is now open in Wuhan the Chinese city at the center of the new coronavirus outbreak after being built from the ground up and just two weeks patients are now being admitted the B. B. C.'s Michael Bristow reports the hospital will be able to accommodate fifteen hundred patients his construction shows a huge resources China can divert towards a project twelve thousand workers held building cities also ten in other venues into makeshift treatment centers volunteers are conducting house to house searches sentence to being sent to these new facilities the police to enforcing the rules officials the move Hannah desperate to stop the transmission of the virus the place where it started more than seven hundred people who've now guide most of them are from the city all the surrounding

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"michael bristow" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:35 min | 2 years ago

"michael bristow" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"BBC news hello I'm Gerry Smith it's the journey city at the center of the coronavirus outbreak is opening a second new hospital to deal with the health emergency nation Sean hospital was built from scratch in Wuhan in just two weeks Michael Bristow reports the hospital will be able to accommodate fifteen hundred patients his construction shows a huge resources China can divert towards a project twelve thousand workers held building the city is also turning other venues into makeshift treatment centers volunteers are conducting house to house searches symptoms are being sent to these new facilities the police to enforcing the rules officials the move Hannah desperate to stop the transmission of the virus the place where it started more than seven hundred people who've now guide most of them from the city all the surrounding province vote surveying Constans state assembly elections in Delhi after a bitter campaign overshadowed by the government's new citizenship Lole security is tight to cross the Indian capital which is seen violent protests against the legislation known as the CA one government minister owes the public to shoots those who opposed it the demonstrations are continuing and a shocking bug mostly Muslim area Virginia budget nothing is Delhi correspondent I was just down it should he involved actually I decided to check out the polling station back and all I can believe that the line that was going around the block a vote which is maybe three or four polling station this morning but she he dog was the one that just had a line stretching around men and women I might say they're all huge pockets of Muslim communities Hey in many ways the CIA has become an issue about face a whether it was names are being discriminated by this little the amount of rainfall is cleared in Brazil's Amazon region doubled last month compared with January year again environmentalists playing the policies of president joy able scenario he said this week that he wanted more rain falls to be cut down for development two US Democrats now leading the way in the contest to run against president trump have faced tough questions from their rivals in the latest televised debate the judge was criticized for his inexperience and campaign financing well senator Bernie Sanders was grilled about the cost of his health reform plans he said it was important to come together to defeat Mr trump everybody up here by the way is United in the model with this damn thing we're all going to stand together.

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China's Communists hold key meeting amid rising challenges

BBC World Service

00:48 sec | 2 years ago

China's Communists hold key meeting amid rising challenges

"China's top companies leaders are gathering today in Beijing for the most important meeting in more than a year and a half slowing economic growth the trade will over the United States and unrest in Hong Kong or expected to be discussed his Michael Bristow the Chinese communist party's highest ranking officials will meet for four days for their annual meeting the gathering will be held behind closed doors no agenda will be published in afterwards they'll probably be little indication about what's being talked about the China certainly faces challenges that need addressing lease from processes in Hong Kong who made it clear they want less control from Beijing something China's leader xi Jinping might contemplate changing Hong Kong's leader is likely to be looking at ways to increase not reduce the party's hold on power in

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"michael bristow" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:36 min | 2 years ago

"michael bristow" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Michael Bristow reports of winter a whole lot sing was the sole candidate Callas chief executive is picked in a similar way to the leader of Hong Kong Mister who was voted in by an electorate of just four hundred people who selection is overseen by Beijing to ensure China gets deleted it won't unlike the former British colony Macau famous which casinos and seen only a small movement in favor of universal suffrage as activists that face more official restrictions in in Hong Kong Beijing is welcome Mister hose annoyed and would no doubt like politics in Hong Kong to be justice move this is NPR this is W. NYC in New York I'm lance lucky former New York congressman Gary Ackerman is being called a sexual predator in a lawsuit accusing queens Democrat of violating a teenager at a boy scout camp five decades ago the New York Post reports and papers filed last week in state Supreme Court in a seventy six year old Ackerman allegedly abused the seventeen year old well he was the twenty three year old director of the ten mile river camp near upstate narrows Berg according to the lawsuit the teen said Ackerman took him to a back road where he tried to fondle him before forcing oral sex attorney Oscar Michelin told the post that the married father three denies any wrongdoing and called him a predator is tantamount to slander the Boy Scouts told the post they had no record of any allegations against Ackerman the fifteen term Democrat announced his retirement in two thousand twelve long before there was Serena and Venus Williams there was Althea Gibson now she's finally getting a statue at the home of the US open AP correspondent Julie Walker reports Althea Gibson won eleven major tennis tournaments from nineteen fifty six to fifty eight including the French Open Wimbledon and the US open singles titles she integrated to sports tennis and golf during an era of racial segregation the US open's Michael for your says her statue is an important symbol Althea Gibson the first woman the first person of color to win the US open we'll have a fitting sculpture in her honor right outside Arthur Ashe stadium no other African American woman won the US open until Serena Williams in nineteen ninety nine Gibson died in two thousand and three at the age of seventy six and first round matches at flushing meadows begin tomorrow Serena Williams will play Maria Sharapova in prime time matchup tomorrow night in Arthur Ashe stadium this is W. NYC support for NPR comes from the Doris Duke charitable foundation which provides unrestricted support to individual artists in jazz dance and theater through the Doris Duke artist awards.

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"michael bristow" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer

AM 970 The Answer

01:58 min | 3 years ago

"michael bristow" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer

"Another Dave, and Paris is underway. But who's paying for it? The billionaire prince donors who publicly promised flashy donations totaling hundreds of billions, have not yet paid a penny toward the restoration estimates. Are that nutty percent of donations have come from American donors, but are paying salaries for the up to one hundred fifty workers employed by the cathedral since April fifteenth fire? It's being suggested. The wealthy donors want their buddy to go toward long-lasting immortalizing structures and not on the cleanup. John Scott reporting a Texas sheriff says, one of his, deputies was found fatally shot inside his car near the county jail. Tarrant county sheriff Bill way born says started Keith shepherd was found Friday night inside his car into downtown Fort Worth parking lot. The parking lot is across the county jail where sheriff's department chief of staff. David McLellan says sheriff shepherd was assigned breaking news and analysis at townhall dot com. Australian cult leader. Anne, Hamilton Byrne has died in Melbourne, at the age of ninety eight I'm Hamilton been was a charismatic, yoga teach accused of imprisoning and bring will she moved into dozen children, the some still in few fake adoption scams. Would you agree valley? St. and beaten the head was peach blown than they were made to dress alike, until that one day they take over the world founded in the nineteen sixties, the cool top rated for more than twenty years until police raided property in the Australian states Victorian, nine thousand nine hundred seven despite the seriousness of the allegations, and Hamilton Byrne was only ever charge. We by new offenses BBC's, Michael Bristow Mexico's immigration chief resigned, Friday and the country's prisons director was sweetly, not swiftly nominated to replace him as the country embarks on a crackdown on regular migration through its territory, response to US pressured more of these stories at townhall dot com. Patrick fos. Carol marks is.

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"michael bristow" Discussed on 860AM The Answer

860AM The Answer

02:01 min | 3 years ago

"michael bristow" Discussed on 860AM The Answer

"Another day in Paris is underway, but who's paying for it? The billionaire prince donors who publicly promised flashy donations totaling hundreds of billions have not yet paid a penny toward the restoration as nutty percent of donations have come from American donors that are being salaries for the up to one hundred fifty workers employed by the cathedral since the April fifteenth fire. It's being suggested the wealthy donors want their buddy to go toward long-lasting immortalizing structures and not on the cleanup. John Scott reporting a Texas sheriff says, one of his, deputies was found fatally shot inside his car near the county jail. Terry county sheriff Bill way. Born says sergeant Keith shepherd was found Friday night inside his car at downtown Fort Worth parking lot. The parking lot is across from the county jail where sheriff's department chief of staff. David McLellan says sheriff shepherd was assigned breaking news and analysis at townhall dot com. Australian cult later. Anne, Hamilton Byrne has died in Melbourne at the age of ninety eight and Hamilton been was a charismatic, you teach accused of imprisoning and bring will she more than two dozen children. The some still in few fake adoption scams withdrew in beaten the head was peach blown than they were made to dress alike, until that one day they take over the world founded in the nineteen sixties the co-top created from over twenty years until police raided property Australian states Victorian nine thousand nine hundred seven these the seriousness of the allegations, and Hamilton was on the avid charge. Binary offenses BBC's, Michael Bristow Mexico's immigration chief resigned, Friday and the country's prisons director was swiftly swiftly nominated to replace him as the country and barks on a crackdown on irregular migration through its territory, response to US pressure. More of these stories at townhall dot com. Patrick fos. This issue Hewitt for townhall dot com. President Trump scored a.

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"michael bristow" Discussed on WORT 89.9 FM

WORT 89.9 FM

04:43 min | 3 years ago

"michael bristow" Discussed on WORT 89.9 FM

"Arrested by this RSF, militia, formally known as the Janjia we'd a brutal group that's terrorized the Darfur region for years. The women said they were repeatedly beaten with sticks and threatened with execution when told to run for their lives, some of the young men opened fire they spoke of other victims were forced to drink sewage water, and we're urinated on this militias commanded by the number two in Sudan's ruling military council Mohammed Hamdan, Doug alot, known as the World Health organizations has an estimated one million new cases of sexually transmitted infections or SEI's occur, every day health experts say that since the last survey in two thousand twelve that's been, it'll progress in reducing the number of cases of gonorrhea syphilis to media and triggerman. Isis concerns about grou- are growing about strains of gonorrhea that resistant to antibiotics? The WHO says the figures are reminder that everybody must have access to treatment. -ment and safe sex measures can prevent infection. Several thousand lawyers have marched silently through Hong Kong to protest at plans to allow people to be extradited to mainland China. Michael Bristow has more details at the moment criminal suspects in not sue ended to the mainland coaches government says this makes home coma haven for criminals, most changed the lowest point out that has no extradition treaty with mainland China because of a fair those accused would not receive a fair trial and could be tortured. They say the proposed amendments of a little protection to anyone wanted over the border on lawyer in the protests, said that, if the plans were approved no one living working or even passing through Hong Kong would be safe. The United Nations condemned. The Palestinian Authority cabinet after to marriage that ministers had been given secret pay rises of sixty seven percent. Alan Johnston reports the huge pay hikes for Palestinian Authority ministers, which they back to twenty seventeen revealed in leaked doc. Kamenz the UN's Middle East envoy Nikolai Miladin of said that at a time of economic hardship. Such decisions defy logic and anger people areas under the PA's controller in such dia financial straights. That many of its employees recently had their pay cut by half the revelation of the massive cabinet salary rises caused outrage. And they've now been suspended pending an investigation, BBC news. US British and Canadian leaders have joined their French counterpart at services of remembrance in Normandy, honoring the allied troops, who launched the battle seventy five years ago to free froms from Nazi rule his Kevin Connolly, presidents, and prime ministers came to nominee to remember d day and to acknowledge that the democratic Olduvai now lead was built on foundations laid by the ordinary men who came here to fight it. Liz armies to resume encapsulated that powerful idea in the simplest of words aimed at. The veterans who heard her speech and to veterans here in Normandy today. I want to say the only words we can. Thank you. Thanks to those old soldiers from Donald Trump. Emmanuel Macron to the many of the veterans themselves, who survived a fighting and grew old spent the day, remembering friends who died as young men and never saw the world. They fought to save the European Union's drug agency says criminal groups set up cocaine call centers to deliver supplies to use more quickly. The agency says the innovative distribution strategies reflect a competitive drug market European authorities seized a record amount of drugs in two thousand seventeen the EU says smaller groups have entered the market by using information technology like encryption football's world governing body has confirmed the head of African football. Amanda, man has been arrested in France. Alex capstick reports the president of the confederation of African football was imperative for the fee for congress and the start of the women's World Cup. It's not clear why the French authorities wanted to speak to him. But he's recently been forced to deny allegations of corruption. Claims of bribery, and the misuse of hundreds of thousands of dollars will made by a former employee on his election, as leader of calf two years ago on at promise to modernize the organization and to make it more transparent than usual embarrassing for fever, which is worked hard to improve its reputation after years of scandal, BBC news. Buick streets on the south side of Madison. Celebration commemorates.

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"michael bristow" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

03:21 min | 3 years ago

"michael bristow" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Climate. Change advises say the country should lead the world by setting ambitious new targets to continent greenhouse gas emissions zero by mid century. Roger harrabin reports. The committee's recommended what's known as net zero emissions for the UK by twenty fifty. That means any emissions must be compensated by planting trees or using technology to capture the carbon storage underground, the main burdens on the public unlikely to be that people will be able to keep on increasing the amount they fly, and they'll be asked to set their home thermostat to nineteen celsius driving won't be acted 'cause will be electric diminishes cuts demanded from industry, which the committee says will need government help to capture emissions. Well, news from the BBC. The afghan. Taliban says it's political leader has helped things in Dojo with senior politicians from Germany and Indonesia as well as the US envoys zella, my Helios odd to discuss peace in Afghanistan. Mr. Khalilzad confirmed his meeting with the militants and his own meeting with Indonesia's form Anisa analysts say the to focusing on the withdrawal of US troops. Expensive diamond jewelry thought to have been born by fugitive. Malaysian businessman for his mother is to be handed over to the US. Authorities America is investigating the theft of billions of dollars from Malaysian government investment funds known as one MD v. Michael Bristow reports it's believed the matchy namings in ring with more than one and a half million dollars were bought by the Malaysian businessman Jolo, he pounded until the Jewish to make something timeless. But not too old looking his mother. The Malaysian of voted also investigating on MD of already seized the mansion and soupy owned by Jolo and his family business Cooney on the in a statement. He said he was pleased. The issue of the diamonds was being resolved. He said the transfer was not an admission of guilt. A year marking the achievements of the Rene San's genius Leonardo Davinci gets underway today. The five hundred diversity of his death. The celebrations will begin in the French town of umbrellas. Where the French and Italian presidents, and I'm on the call and said Joe material will visit his grave Leonardi Leonardo polymath who excelled in painting architecture signs and engineering spent most of his career in his native Italy, but died in France. The times am businessman and major magnet. Reginald langey has died in Dubai the seventy five the town's name president paid tribute to the row he played in the development of the country having amassed one of the largest fortunes in Africa. It became a noted philanthropist babysit news. This is the inquiry on the BBC World Service with me Ruth Alexander each week one question four expert witnesses and announcer. July two thousand seven only twelve years ago and the ceremony taking place in the council chamber in Kito the capital of Ecuador. The mayor and other officials and police officers stunned on ceremony and from to forty men who sporting baggy jeans.

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"michael bristow" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

03:48 min | 3 years ago

"michael bristow" Discussed on KCRW

"The message drugs are everywhere. Lawmakers rushed into pass laws. They didn't necessarily understand. This was like what? Okay when van done. Don't bother us with the details on running free election, and that had dire consequences for people caught up in the drug epidemic. Here's somebody who got caught with a little bitty bag of crack. They went to prison for ten years today on veal how that one moment in the war on drugs changed America in ways, we still dealing with today. But first this news. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Barbara Klein, Oliver North has released a statement to the National Rifle Association convention saying he will not serve a second term as president leadership of the powerful gun rights group has been in turmoil. North has criticized the NRA's chief executive Wayne LaPierre for its financial problems. Which NPR's Tim Mack says are serious is dramatic schism within the organization is is kind of happening at a time when they're financially vulnerable. So it's really important issue. They were outspent by gun control groups during the midterms and the NRA is facing a massive nearly twenty million dollar deficit in the last year. They're also having trouble fundraising NPR's, Tim Mack. Three Lanka's president is banning to Islam groups suspected of being linked to the Easter bombings. He's making the move under emergency powers that took effect this week at the same time. Sri Lankan Secu. Purity forces are raiding what they suspect are safe houses for militants linked to the attacks. Shish meet to talk reports one of the raids turned deadly today. A beliefs read at a suspected safehouse in eastern Sri Lanka, tone, violent after militants blew themselves up amid a gun battle with security forces fifteen people including six children were found dead in the house in other raids. Officials recovered explosives ISIS flags and thousands of metal bullets that are fitted on suicide vests to increase shop now during the Dax reporter shish meet a talk who says police are detaining at least seventy six suspects in connection with the bombings, including some foreigners. China's president Xi Jinping is calling this week's belt and road summit. A major success is the BBC's Michael Bristow reports she says more than sixty four billion dollars worth of deals have been signed for Beijing's global infrastructure. Initiative. Nearly forty leaders win Beijing for summit to discuss the scheme to build ports roads, and railways that will connect China to the rest of the world for many of the richest nations have been reluctant to endorse it at speech in Beijing. Britain's Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond said the belt and road program showed truly EPA Cam Bishen, but Britain is just one contracts press concern of issues such as debt transparency and the effects on the environment. United States goes further it thinks Belton roadies mainly about spreading Chinese power and influence, the BBC's Michael Bristow, a twenty three year old truck driver from Texas is doing court today after crashing on a major highway in Colorado yesterday killing four people. He's under arrest on suspicion of the Hickey homicide after losing control of his truck and crashing into another collision. That was already slowing traffic, the resulting fire was so intense. It melted. The roadway. This is N. NPR? The Trump administration has added Venezuela's foreign minister to the US sanctions list. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo calls him a lackey.

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China's Xi touts more than $64 billion in Belt and Road deals

"A summit this week on a signature Chinese foreign project was a big success. According to China's president Xi Jinping the multibillion dollar belt and road initiative. A two day forum some more than sixty four billion dollars worth of deals signed in China's global infrastructure program, the US is not pleased. Well, the BBC's Michael Bristow reports G is urging more countries to join in nearly forty leaders in Beijing. Summit to discuss the scheme to build ports roads and railways that will connect China to the rest of the world, many of the richest nations of being reluctant to endorse it speak in. Beijing. Britain's Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond said the Belton road program showed truly epi Cam Bishen, but Britain is just one country expressed concern of issues such as debt transparency and the effects on the environment. United States goes further it thinks Belton roadies mainly about spreading Chinese power and

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"Taiwanese businessman is helping to become Taiwan's next president under fire for saying that his wife should stay out of national affairs and women in general should steer clear of all matters politic. After his wife left, the the home apparently because she was angry at his bid to become president in next January's election. It's back to backlash on social media. He wants to be improved at one post is to go. He's one of Taiwan's wealthiest individuals his company folks, call makes I phones in China. He's known for his brush style, something he's motoring himself on another businessman turned politician, Donald Trump despite the negative publicity who's comments about women needs to go. He's still seen as a serious contender. BBC's? Michael Bristow pilots for Scandinavian Airlines have gone on strike following the collapse of pay negotiations. Walkout, forcing the company to cancel virtually all of its flights. News and analysis, townhall dot com. Judge's ruling is an outgrowth of the crisis on the southern border. Federal judge in California is giving the Trump administration six months to identify children who were separated from their families at the US Mexico border. Trump administration officials have said their goal was six months, but they opposed any deadline in setting the October twenty fifth deadline US district. Judge Dana Subroto said he would be willing to consider an extension, but none of the children who are still separated from their families remaining government custody last June soubra issued an order halting the administration's general practice of separating families. Mike Rossier, Washington. Starbucks sold a lot of coffee and other things April through June the Seattle based coffee chain raising its profit outlook for twenty nineteen after better than expected earnings second quarter of the year. Starbucks reports earning six hundred sixty three point two million dollars translates.

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"Eleven meters. Reports from the Moroccan capital. Robots say police used water cannon in the early hours of Sunday to disperse thousands of protesting. Teachers eyewitnesses say police in riot gear moved in after negotiations between the demonstrators and officers broke down the police had offered to provide buses to take the teacher's home, many places outside the capitol, the president of Indonesia Joko, we don't we we dodo has inaugurated the country's first metro system in the capital Jakarta, which is open three decades after the idea was first suggested Michael Bristow reports the single Langlands we only sixteen kilometres from the south of Jakarta to the city centre, the January, take the minute. We'll save hours for commuters looking up to benefit Jakarta's, traffic jams in a totally bad, even by East Asian standards. People can spend two to three hours just getting to work subway was I talked about three decades ago, but the plan face numerous delays. Because of issues such as who would pay in wrangling over land or the lines of planned all being built to help relieve the Indonesian capital's gridlock streets tributes are being paid in Bangladesh and Pakistan to the singer Shahnaz Ramatullah who has died at her home in Dhaka, the age of sixty seven often known simply as Shahnaz Begum. She came from a prominent musical family, and I started performing in the nineteen sixties when she was still ago has sweet melodious voice soon established as a star BBC news. What do you think of when you think of video games? Do you think of the early days of pixellated spaceships electronic? Maybe the air of two dimensional Italian plumbers animated mushrooms and speedy hedgehogs. Oh, if you are a little more up to date and tech savvy, perhaps.

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"Including how one of China's most important business. People has built a life for herself in Vancouver. Several of millennials for children's studied here. As did a husband is different from this one this one, obviously someone's living in Fennell who is a self originally. From Hong Kong monitors the influx of wealthy Chinese people now evaluating candidates in their tens of thousands. She thinks they could not just a gain something. But also to escape something personal safety is not always guarantee. You don't know. Whether you're falling into right lady or not end today. You're in power tomorrow. You can be in prison. And that's why those people would like to set up an the home or at kind of exit plan. They get the children to go to school here. The elderly parents to return at least have one foot outside of China. This domestic scene is helped focus attention on Canada's relationship with China. One of Joe's neighbors makes clear I think it's told us a lot about who you're dealing with. When you're dealing with China. They are nowhere near a democracy. And I think it's a heads up to Canada, be careful who you make friends with. In the Chinese OJ? Next year is the pay pig symbolize wealth link China has given them one Julian abundance. She says she lives for the last fifteen years. She's also built a secret life for herself. And her family in Vancouver. Something few people would have known about. Michael Bristow reporting on its turn our attention to sport, a big Australian Open tennis final ahead Alastair Ross with those. It's Jackovitch Nidal who's the favorite. Well, I'll tell you what both of them going in in superb form that both won the semi finals in straight sets, dropping only ten games between them. So that the hope is that we're going to see another classic like the match in two thousand twelve the final wish Jackovitch won in five sets after almost six hours on court or whichever way it goes through one of these men is going to make history either Novak Djokovic just going to lift the trophy for a record seventh time all Rafael Nadal become the first man in the open air to win all four majors more than once. But a dull knows that he will need to be at the top of his game. If that's to happen. The final is always a final. I think I am doing a lot of things. Well, so I I can't complain much. And I am just focus on title, kiddo, doing things at the end doing, and then expect to have that special and to be honest. I don't know who the favorites is in that what are less than twenty four hours a guy, by the way, Niamey Asaka became the new women's welcome a one she be Patrick in three cents in the women's for very good fun. It was to football. Several Premier League sides have been knocked out of the FA Cup. A big shock among West Ham. Four two they lost a third tier side AFC Wimbledon West Ham, boss Manuel Pellegrini afterwards, saying he was ashamed of his players in this guy knows.

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"Alternate to lay the place beyond all that. After this. BBC news. I'm John shea. The cranium president Patrick Potter shaneco is due to attend a ceremony in Turkey. Shortly mugging another step towards official recognition of the independence of Ukraine's orthodox church. The move has provoked a furious response in Russia. Jennifer is in Kiev, the ecumenical patriarch. That's the head of the global orthodox movement has clearly reason that having the cranium parishes under the control of Moscow isn't tenable anymore. I given what is taking place between the two countries Russia and Ukraine Russia, of course, seized Crimea, narrates a conflict continuing in eastern Ukrainian which Russia is backing rebel forces. So the dynamic internationally has changed and also here in Ukraine. There is a feeling among people here that it's now time at a church that is fully independent and fully Ukrainian Taiwan's president saying when has urged the international community to support the island in the face of threats from China. She suggested Beijing would intimidate other countries. If no one helps Taiwan is Michael Bristow a generation ago. Taiwan like China's today was ruled by one party. He's now one of these Asia's most open societies president Cy Young age China to follow a similar route democracy. Beijing considers Taiwan which is going to sell for seventy years. It's on tailgate and early this week the Chinese leader Xi Jinping said he reserved the right to use force to compel Thailand to reunite with the mainland presidents. I said if the international community did not support the island other countries would be managed by China. Poland has ordered safety checks at escape games venues across the country after five teenagers were killed in a fire. The victims all fifteen year old dolls had been celebrating a birthday Bunge Wilson reports it escape games planners are locked inside a room where they work together to solve puzzles of find clues to make their way out the five girls who died was celebrating a friend's birthday when the visited the attraction in the northern city of ca chairman a man was seriously injured in the blaze was taken to hospital. The cause of the fire is still not known, but the Polish Interior minister Joaquim Brzezinski has all the checks to be carried out more than a thousand similar venues across the country escape rooms have experienced a surge in popularity in recent years in many countries for anything from birthday celebrations to company team building days. President Trump has that he's considering declaring a national emergency to bypass congress and build a wall along the border with Mexico. He said US security was at risk. Mr. Trump was speaking after talks with senior Democrats failed to produce a breakthrough in the row that's caused a partial shot. Down of the government now in its third week Democrats who this week control of the house of representatives opposed. The plan will this is the latest world news from the BBC. Sporadic violence has continued across the southern Indian state of Kerala. Nafta two women entered the Sabra Molle temple on Wednesday explosive devices targeting politicians from the states governing coalition caused several injuries on Friday night. Many have blamed right-wing Hindu groups for the continued violence and in apparent revenge attacks, one of their homes at an office was that on fire. The Pentagon is trying to verify reports that one of the architects of a deadly attack on an American worship. The US has coal more than eighteen years ago has been killed in Yemen. A US defense official confirms that Jamal Abu Dhabi. A suspected al-qaeda commander was the target of an asteroid on Tuesday Arab media are reporting that he died Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that one of his appointments to the board of the electoral commission is a relation by marriage. But he denied opposition allegations that the Commissioner Haji Amina Zakhari is actually his niece claim that prompted complaints of rigging ahead of the elections in February. In japan. A record three point one million dollars has been paid for a Pacific bluefin tuna at the first new year auction of Tokyo main fish market, the tuna which way is ninety two hundred and eighty kilos was bought by a sushi restaurant owner Rupert Wingfield Hayes reports Kyoshi Kimura is known as Japan's tuna king and the price he pays at the annual new auctions bears only a vague relationship to the actual price of tuna on a normal day. A similar sized fish would sell for around forty five thousand pounds. Today's record is in part about status, and it creates a lot of publicity for Mr. Kimura and his sushi empire. But it is also a reflection of the scarcity of large Pacific bluefin tuna. They are officially listed as an endangered species. And since the middle of last year prices in Tokyo have climbed by more than forty percent BBC news. Hello and welcome back to the world this week where exploring the place beyond a rock, which are NASA probe is reached four billion miles from us. The most distant object man's technologies yet visited a little closer to home. China has landed a probe on the far side of the moon benefiting. Mankind says Beijing, but should we fear? It's global reach never mind. It's extraterrestrial one and should Bangladesh's Prime Minister be embarrassed by her election success, but I the earth and the moon are locked in an eternal dance as each moves on it's axis. So does the other which means there's a side of the moon? The earth's never seen until this week when following a virtual news blackout. China's space agency announced that Chinese four a probe had successfully landed on terrain fall rougher than natto which Diehl Armstrong took one small step for man. One giant leap for mankind. The head of. The agency says China will carry on exploration in the hope of benefiting mankind skeptics might see that as a good public relations statements rather than a reflection of China's true objectives. Michael Bristow are East Asia editor came into the world this week studio to discuss whether it's time to see China as a force for good. Although a couple of different things I see there's the science behind it. And it was a genuine scientific achievement is also the politics about it. It's a propaganda coup for the Chinese leader Xi Jinping his big theme since he came to power was promoting something which he calls, the Chinese dream essentially returning China to its proper place as one of the world's leading countries. And part of that is to put China at the full front of science and technology. Of course, at also has an economic spinoff because it allows China to develop technology, which can be used to make money that China is a signatory to wool the regulation that exists the green zone outer space activities. So there's no suggested the Chinese are going to start kind of setting up mining robots than the moon or anything like that. It's going to be collaborative. And they was stressing public comments about their commitment to expanding knowledge for mankind. But I suppose people will think back down on earth. China's approaches Norway's so collaborative certainly you would be right. Be slightly wary of those claims the Americans have banned the Chinese from being involved in space program because they're concerned about the transfer of technology in China stealing secrets, but even when we're not talking about space. There were all kinds of concerns about whether China's development of technology is for the benefit of everybody or whether it's just for the benefit of China. A perfect example of that would be the telecom company hallway, which is perhaps China's most international company the can accompany likes project and promote because it shows all the best of Chinese learning, and and technology a genuine international company, but yet over the last. Eight year all more a number of different countries around the world of being fearful of allowing way to use technology to develop telecom infrastructure in their countries. I was in the Carribean a few years back. I was very struck on the island of Dominika by the presence of Chinese workers. Chinese laborers, a big sports stadium that had been built by the Chinese government is a gift the people of Dominique how does China defend that kind of relationship, which even some on the island worry about how it's going and others might say is not so very different from the sort of colonial activity that was seen by European countries. Like, the UK what essentially and a half ago, there is certainly a case to be made that China's only doing what other countries primarily western countries have done before China's argument is essentially this making everybody we h he's not only going to benefit China. The Chinese would say it's going to benefit everyone else as well. And so. This kind of development. You talk about issues China's gift to the world to help them. Enjoy the economic benefits act. China itself is enjoyed what are the risks of conflict over this approach. A first economic lists. Which already a number of countries, identifying example, you've seen in Malaysia Sri Lanka other countries as well where the burden of debt imposed on those countries by China because of the money, it's loan them each too much. And then the failure is that at once you get to a country, then you have to sing to whatever Choon that it plays on a wider scale as well. It's the idea that China is completely different in its outlook to the western world where we value an individual rights the rule of law tolerance, not always perfectly smooth sable. That's the aim at. But in China, it's a one party state is the Chinese communist party, they given anything. They can do whatever they liked. So the thing is, of course, that this is a country we've at completely opposite ideals to the western world. So what do they want where were they going? What do they do if they don't get what they want Michael Bristow Chinese diplomat's among the first I hasten to Brasilia when Bolsonaro won Brazil's presidential election. He took office on New Year's day declaring this week that is election proves people want hierarchies order and progress a phrase, which wouldn't sound out of place coming from the lips of a Chinese official president Bonar ru is a figure of the right. Who's outbursts of the years of suggested a certain impatience with democracy. He took off his one month to the day after Andreas Manuel Lopez Oprah door was sworn in as president of Mexico Anglos. He's known is a politician of the left both of being public figures for thirty years. Both in their time of being regarded as Mavericks both say tackling organized violent. Crime is a priority. And both a well aware that it's on challenged violence that threatens the state on Friday, President Bosnia REU urged congress to pass legislation to protect the police from being prosecuted when they're on duty without that guarantee. He said there could be no guarantee of a rapid falling crime Leonardo Russia, the BBC's Latin America editor I into early in his political career when I was working in congress in Brazil. He was a newcomer. He was a new politician one of the few military men who had adventured into into politics after the end of the military government. And at the time, he came out to someone who was very very simple, not very eloquence, and the he had one he was just striking on one chord. He was saying he was there to defend the rights of the military, but not the rights, as you know, is a grander thing. He was there to defend the salaries the schools. Some privileges that many people had mainly lower ranking sub officials in the armed forces. That's quite a contrast in terms of his background to to Obrador in Mexico who who is kind of more steeped in politics, but also for quite a long time back Lopez over Dory is a different person. He is a much more ideological person. You can call both Mavericks is a term you can use to describe them. They both driven by their own agendas. But a LOP is a was a former mayor of Mexico someone with a vision that defied this of one party ruled it effectively was in Mexico phone for decades. And he tried to break that he ran for president. He lost an election, which many people thought was you know, he was cheated out of his victory. He certainly thought are you protesting about quite a long time. Yeah. He he blocked the main square the Sokolow in the main square in Mexico City for for weeks..

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Taiwan’s President, Defying Xi Jinping, Seeks International Support

"Wilson reports it escape games planners are locked inside a room where they work together to solve puzzles of find clues to make their way out the five girls who died was celebrating a friend's birthday when the visited the attraction in the northern city of ca chairman a man was seriously injured in the blaze was taken to hospital. The cause of the fire is still not known, but the Polish Interior minister Joaquim Brzezinski has all the checks to be carried out more than a thousand similar venues across the country escape rooms have experienced a surge in popularity in recent years in many countries for anything from birthday celebrations to company team building days. President Trump has that he's considering declaring a national emergency to bypass congress and build a wall along the border with Mexico. He said US security was at risk. Mr. Trump was speaking after talks with senior Democrats failed to produce a breakthrough in the row that's caused a partial shot. Down of the government now in its third week Democrats who this week control of the house of representatives opposed. The plan will this is the latest world news from the BBC. Sporadic violence has continued across the southern Indian state of Kerala. Nafta two women entered the Sabra Molle temple on Wednesday explosive devices targeting politicians from the states governing coalition caused several injuries on Friday night. Many have blamed right-wing Hindu groups for the continued violence and in apparent revenge attacks, one of their homes at an office was that on fire. The Pentagon is trying to verify reports that one of the architects of a deadly attack on an American worship. The US has coal more than eighteen years ago has been killed in Yemen. A US defense official confirms that Jamal Abu Dhabi. A suspected al-qaeda commander was the target of an asteroid on Tuesday Arab media are reporting that he died Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that one of his appointments to the board of the electoral commission is a relation by marriage. But he denied opposition allegations that the Commissioner Haji Amina Zakhari is actually his niece claim that prompted complaints of rigging ahead of the elections in February. In japan. A record three point one million dollars has been paid for a Pacific bluefin tuna at the first new year auction of Tokyo main fish market, the tuna which way is ninety two hundred and eighty kilos was bought by a sushi restaurant owner Rupert Wingfield Hayes reports Kyoshi Kimura is known as Japan's tuna king and the price he pays at the annual new auctions bears only a vague relationship to the actual price of tuna on a normal day. A similar sized fish would sell for around forty five thousand pounds. Today's record is in part about status, and it creates a lot of publicity for Mr. Kimura and his sushi empire. But it is also a reflection of the scarcity of large Pacific bluefin tuna. They are officially listed as an endangered species. And since the middle of last year prices in Tokyo have climbed by more than forty percent BBC news. Hello and welcome back to the world this week where exploring the place beyond a rock, which are NASA probe is reached four billion miles from us. The most distant object man's technologies yet visited a little closer to home. China has landed a probe on the far side of the moon benefiting. Mankind says Beijing, but should we fear? It's global reach never mind. It's extraterrestrial one and should Bangladesh's Prime Minister be embarrassed by her election success, but I the earth and the moon are locked in an eternal dance as each moves on it's axis. So does the other which means there's a side of the moon? The earth's never seen until this week when following a virtual news blackout. China's space agency announced that Chinese four a probe had successfully landed on terrain fall rougher than natto which Diehl Armstrong took one small step for man. One giant leap for mankind. The head of. The agency says China will carry on exploration in the hope of benefiting mankind skeptics might see that as a good public relations statements rather than a reflection of China's true objectives. Michael Bristow are East Asia editor came into the world this week studio to discuss whether it's time to see China as a force for good. Although a couple of different things I see there's the science behind it. And it was a genuine scientific achievement is also the politics about it. It's a propaganda coup for the Chinese leader Xi Jinping his big theme since he came to power was promoting something which he calls, the Chinese dream essentially returning China to its proper place as one of the world's leading countries. And part of that is to put China at the full front of science and technology. Of course, at also has an economic spinoff because it allows China to develop technology, which can be used to make money that China is a signatory to wool the regulation that exists the green zone outer space activities. So there's no suggested the Chinese are going to start kind of setting up mining robots than the moon or anything like that. It's going to be collaborative. And they was stressing public comments about their commitment to expanding knowledge for mankind. But I suppose people will think back down on earth. China's approaches Norway's so collaborative certainly you would be right. Be slightly wary of those claims the Americans have banned the Chinese from being involved in space program because they're concerned about the transfer of technology in China stealing secrets, but even when we're not talking about space. There were all kinds of concerns about whether China's development of technology is for the benefit of everybody or whether it's just for the benefit of China. A perfect example of that would be the telecom company hallway, which is perhaps China's most international company the can accompany likes project and promote because it shows all the best of Chinese learning, and and technology a genuine international company, but yet over the last. Eight year all more a number of different countries around the world of being fearful of allowing way to use technology to develop telecom infrastructure in their countries. I was in the Carribean a few years back. I was very struck on the island of Dominika by the presence of Chinese workers. Chinese laborers, a big sports stadium that had been built by the Chinese government is a gift the people of Dominique how does China defend that kind of relationship, which even some on the island worry about how it's going and others might say is not so very different from the sort of colonial activity that was seen by European countries. Like, the UK what essentially and a half ago, there is certainly a case to be made that China's only doing what other countries primarily western countries have done before China's argument is essentially this making everybody we h he's not only going to benefit China. The Chinese would say it's going to benefit everyone else as well. And so. This kind of development. You talk about issues China's gift to the world to help them. Enjoy the economic benefits act. China itself is enjoyed what are the risks of conflict over this approach. A first economic lists. Which already a number of countries, identifying example, you've seen in Malaysia Sri Lanka other countries as well where the burden of debt imposed on those countries by China because of the money, it's loan them each too much. And then the failure is that at once you get to a country, then you have to sing to whatever Choon that it plays on a wider scale as well. It's the idea that China is completely different in its outlook to the western world where we value an individual rights the rule of law tolerance, not always perfectly smooth sable. That's the aim at. But in China, it's a one party state is the Chinese communist party, they given anything. They can do whatever they liked. So the thing is, of course, that this is a country we've at completely opposite ideals to the western world. So what do they want where were they going? What do they do if they don't get what they want Michael Bristow Chinese diplomat's among the first I hasten to Brasilia when Bolsonaro won Brazil's presidential election. He took office on New Year's day declaring this week that is election proves people want hierarchies order and progress a phrase, which wouldn't sound out of place coming from the lips of a Chinese official president Bonar ru is a figure of the right. Who's outbursts of the years of suggested a certain impatience with democracy. He took off his one month to the day after Andreas Manuel Lopez Oprah door was sworn in as president of Mexico Anglos. He's known is a politician of the left both of being public figures for thirty years. Both in their time of being regarded as Mavericks both say tackling organized violent. Crime is a priority. And both a well aware that it's on challenged violence that threatens the state on Friday, President Bosnia REU urged congress to pass legislation to protect the police from being prosecuted when they're on duty without that guarantee. He said there could be no guarantee of a rapid falling crime Leonardo Russia, the BBC's Latin America editor I into early in his political career when I was working in congress in Brazil. He was a newcomer. He was a new politician one of the few military men who had adventured into into politics after the end of the military government. And at the time, he came out to someone who was very very simple, not very eloquence, and the he had one he was just striking on one chord. He was saying he was there to defend the rights of the military, but not the rights, as you know, is a grander thing. He was there to defend the salaries the schools. Some privileges that many people had mainly lower ranking sub officials in the armed forces. That's quite a contrast in terms of his background to to Obrador in Mexico who who is kind of more steeped in politics, but also for quite a long time back Lopez over Dory is a different person. He is a much more ideological person. You can call both Mavericks is a term you can use to describe them. They both driven by their own agendas. But a LOP is a was a former mayor of Mexico someone with a vision that defied this of one party ruled it effectively was in Mexico phone for decades. And he tried to break that he ran for president. He lost an election, which many people thought was you know, he was cheated out of his victory. He certainly thought are you protesting about quite a long time. Yeah. He he blocked the main square the Sokolow in the main square in Mexico City for for weeks.

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"Hello. I'm Eileen McCue. With the BBC news. The new speaker of the US house of representatives Nancy Pelosi is meeting President Trump in an attempt to resolve the deadlock, which has forced the partial shutdown of the US government on Thursday, Democrats pulse. Measures designed to end the standoff, but Mr. Trump has said he'll veto the plans unless they include funding to build a wall on the Mexican border. The BBC's Gary Donahue in Washington says it will take time to find a solution. Would you probably will get one day obscene? That's very unlikely. There are incredibly entrenched, Nancy Pelosi, say absolutely not a wall. Donald Trump is saying he'll veto anything that doesn't contain the wall. Now, that's the situation as it stands. They're going to try again to talk. There's no sign of any give on either side at this stage. Eventually that will have to be give because the government does after reopen at some point or other. But I think at the moment the rhetoric is hardening. Than softening US employers hired more than three hundred thousand new workers in December far outstripping economists predictions. The US Labor Department said the jobs were mostly in healthcare talapity and leisure construction, manufacturing and retail wages. Also rose steadily our economics correspondent Andrew Walker reports. The figures suggest continuing strong performance by the US labor market. The number of new jobs created was the largest since February the was an increase in the unemployment rate, but that reflected more people seeking work. Those who are not looking accounted as not in the labor force rather than unemployed and even with the rise to figure remains low at three point nine percent. The strength of the labor market increases the chances that the Federal Reserve will continue to raise interest rates in the coming year. Previous increases have been strongly criticised by President Trump hundreds of politicians journalists and celebrities in Germany have fallen victim to one of the country's biggest ever slide. For attacks personal data stolen from the internet. Accounts of every cabinet member were published online, including phone numbers in credit card. Details spokeswoman for the German government Martina feats said the authorities were investigating the Bundesliga home stays in four or five there. The federal government takes this incident. Very seriously. The national side, but defense centuries already dealing with this affair. Authorities are working intensively to investigate the extent background the affair and to provide assistance to those affected. The Irish prime Minister, Leo varadkar has said Ireland is stepping up preparations every day for Britain to leave the EU without a deal in March speaking in Germany, Mr. vodkas said he still expected the issue to be resolved in the next few weeks. He said it was in Britain's power to avoid no deal. Brexit by ratifying the accord, the British Prime Minister Theresa may will put to parliament later this month. This is the world news from the BBC. The governing party and the Democratic Republic of Congo has lambasted the country's influential Catholic church for saying that it already knows who has won this week's presidential election. The ruling common front for Congo said, the church's statement broke electoral law and its attitude was partisan and irresponsible church, which deployed thousands of monitors. During last Sunday's vote did not identified the presumed winner. The official result is due to be declared next Sunday. The Chinese research institute says the country's population could start to shrink within the next eight years, although an independent researchers said that milestone was reached last year Michael Bristow reports we've one point four billion people China is the world's most populous country is traditionally seen itself was overcrowded. But a state run think tank says the population could start to decrease before twenty twenty seven the US research, you thinks the Chinese certificates inaccurate. He says. Historic turning point came last year, China abandoned, its one child policy for years ago after realizing it's birthweight was too low. But that policy shift is unlikely to change the fact that in the future at equation workforce will have to look after an increasing number of old people. The army in Myanmar has said thirteen police officers have been killed in recline state in attacks by ethnic Buddhist rebels. An army statement said more than three hundred militants from the Oregon army, which is seeking greater autonomy for ethnic buddhis- carried out raids on four police stations local councils in northern Syria have appealed to warring rebel factions to open corridors that would allow civilians to escape the area of fighting. The clashes west of the city of Aleppo mainly involved, the new rounding Zinke organization and fighters of the highest Tarita sham faction used to be linked to Al Qaeda that are reports that more than one hundred militants have been killed altogether..

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Rescue operations continue in northern Japan after earthquake

Morning Edition

00:49 sec | 4 years ago

Rescue operations continue in northern Japan after earthquake

"Rescue operations continue in Japan for a third straight day after landslides from a powerful earthquake Beretta's small town NPR's, rob Schmitz reports. The government in Japan's northern island of Hokkaido say at least thirty people are dead. Nine remain missing. Most of the victims are the town of a sumo where landslides buried houses at the foot of steep forested hills. Overlooking ricefields electricity has mostly been restored to the island and international flights have resumed at the main airport. The magnitude six point seven earthquake struck early Thursday morning knocking out power to the entire Lynda five point four million people swabbing parts of a neighborhood in the main city of Sapporo in deep mud. Japan has had a string of natural disasters in recent months. The quake came on the heels of a typhoon that flooded parts of western

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Michael Bristow, Samsung and Syria discussed on Hugh Hewitt

Hugh Hewitt

00:32 sec | 4 years ago

Michael Bristow, Samsung and Syria discussed on Hugh Hewitt

"Is not always easy to get. All the full BBC's Michael Bristow talks to cede control of the, largest opposition hold out and southbound Syria now. The government failed l. after the, talks triggering an intense overnight, bombing campaign on the densely populated town news and analysis townhall dot com Stuck in traffic we've, got the answer Way under the. Speed limit headed to the ultimate moms this report is brought to you by the Samsung galaxy s..

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Malaysia bars scandal-ridden ex-leader from leaving country

BBC World Service

01:30 min | 4 years ago

Malaysia bars scandal-ridden ex-leader from leaving country

"Me the week when argentina woo the imf when peaceful revolution brought new leadership when also be looking at the link between your favorite ice cream and illegal traffickers in tropical hardwood trade was also used to launder money from trafficking of raw wood and a new job at ninety two how malaysia's new old leader returned to office all that after this hello this is david austin with the bbc news malaysia former prime minister najib razak has been banned from leaving the country after his shock defeat in the country's general election last week mr jeep who's been implicated in a corruption scandal had said he wanted to short holiday after the campaign and was booked onto a flight to indonesia michael bristow is our asia pacific editor corruption scandal actually originates in malaysia and has ac sets up a phone call one md be in order to sort of green vestment and that's what he said to malaysia and fund all kinds of projects the americans quite dramatically said that actually about four billion dollars worth of that fund at gone missing and it implicated najib razak in that scandal separately he's also been accused of having about seven hundred million us dollars in his bank account he said it was the saudi royal family the executive director of the world food program has called on.

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Marx at 200: As relevant as ever

Global News Podcast

01:43 min | 4 years ago

Marx at 200: As relevant as ever

"Therefore it was a conscious act to bring karl marx into the city and onto the siemian shift square we don't have to hide him in tackle so why did china country that seems to be moving away from communism paid for the statue in marx's german hometown michael bristow explains the bourgeoisie show is you know gentleness kindness film about elly life have karl marx opened on saturday across china exhibitions conferences documentaries one entitled simply marks is right chinese citizens are being encouraged to study his words transit won't charge it on friday china's leader xi jinping described the german philosophers the greatest singer of modern times he said china was now the god union protect remarks his legacy that's why it offered to give the statute to tree all this might seem strange for county that appears to have ditched communism for capitalist reforms china now has more billionaires than the united states but that's perhaps the reason why so much is still being made of marks in china in its quest for legitimacy the ruling communist party has to show it remains true to the revolutionary ideals that helped bring it to power otherwise people might just ask why they're still in charge that's why marks remains popular in china even if only with the leaders who claim to follow him michael bristow with the leaders of north and south korea recently crossed the border between the two countries they made history close by to clock showing different time zones two nations sep.

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The first person on Mars 'should be a woman

Global News Podcast

01:54 min | 4 years ago

The first person on Mars 'should be a woman

"The the person took the car even left a little note to say apologies for this i won't damage anything all these thoughts be the responsibility of the escaped prisoner he's also managed to find himself food from some of these houses which vacant from a graves where people leave food and there's a lot of food trees apparently so it seems if the police don't step up their action it could be there for some time i was talking to michael bristow the first man on the moon is pretty well known late neil armstrong as is the second but the first woman well there hasn't been one all twelve lunar explorers thus far have been men now a senior at nasa engineers at the first person to set foot on mars should be a woman in the idea has the backing of other female scientists and astronauts who've been talking to the bbc about plans for manned missions to the rent planet as well as their aspirations for the future they've also been telling us what inspired their careers there's movie space camp starring leah thompson which takes place here at kennedy space center launched them into space the venture of their lives will be getting back home it's hard i just loved it space camp i fell in love with that movie i watched it over and over against those really kind of tied me specifically to space i like star trek the next generation i was a total nerd like that in high school it just kind of seemed like that would be the way to go i've never really had the desire to be an astronaut though i get motion sickness like really really bad so i will be that person to help you get up there but i don't know if i would ever go up there myself i would like to see the next footprint be a lady i'd like to see the next footprint perhaps it's not going to be a stiletto hill but it will be associated with the normal distribution of what the population is.

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New Mexico, Alexis Tsipras and Texas discussed on BBC World Service

BBC World Service

01:36 min | 4 years ago

New Mexico, Alexis Tsipras and Texas discussed on BBC World Service

"Talks to discuss the setting up of a telephone line that will provide a direct link for the first time between the leaders of the two countries michael bristow reports there is already a telephone hotline connecting north and south but that's in the border village of panmunjom and links to side who sit within shouting distance of each other on either side of the demarcation line if install this new line will run between the offices of north korea's kim jong un and the south korean president moon jaein saturday's talks focused on technical details such as how it will operate and how to prevent wiretapping mr moon mr kim plenty use their direct link for the first time before they meet for summit later this month more people are reported to have been killed in continued air attacks on rebel held an clave near the syrian capital damascus syrian activists say the number of civilians killed in the town of duma has risen to forty the attacks began on friday often negotiations with the rebels broke down they've refused to withdraw the government says the rebels have been shelling civilian areas of damascus killing at least four people this is the latest world news from the bbc the texas national guard has begun deploying troops to the border with mexico following an order by president trump arizona is planning to deploy one hundred and fifty next week the state of new mexico and california have been asked to take similar action president trump said he wants up to four thousand troops stationed on the border until his plan wall is built ecorse in the indian says he of jaunpur has heard an application for bail by one of bollywood's biggest stars salman khan the actor was sentenced to five years in prison on thursday after being found guilty of killing two endangered black bug antelopes twenty years ago a decision is expected in the next few hours the greek prime minister alexis tsipras has repeated his demand that turkey should release to greek soldiers saying they should not be poems to power games and blackmail the two men were arrested on the turkish side of the border over a month ago and charged with espionage they say they lost their way in fog facebook has been urged to do more to prevent the.

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Israel attacks Hamas positions after Gaza Strip fence breached

BBC World Service

02:23 min | 4 years ago

Israel attacks Hamas positions after Gaza Strip fence breached

"In the country's porn is radical music education was replicated in countries around the world will grant reports perhaps the most ribbon of course he rails philosophy towards teaching music was that no matter who you were way you need an appreciation of nice complex compositions was within your grasp the actor bringing mozart beethoven bach and tchaikovsky to the poorest barrios venezuela was a profoundly unique approach at the time over the decades have radios program known as el sistema would put young catechal musicians from the south american nation on the world stage authorities in rio de janeiro say eight people have been killed during a police operation in a shantytown brazil's military police said troops were patrolling areas in raw when they exchanged fire with people they say were criminals this is the world news from the bbc the israeli military says its fighter jets have attacked positions of the palestinian militant group hamas in gaza overnight statement from the military said the israeli air force had targeted what it called terror camp in rafeh it said the military action took place after four palestinians attempted to cross the border fence between cars and israel and set fire to available the japanese prime minister shinzo obey has said he'll press on with attempts to change the country's pacifist constitution a move that will prove controversial with the public michael bristow reports japan has surprisingly large military known as a self defense forces even though it's constitution forbids the maintenance of land cnn forces japan's leaders have got around the ban by seeing the military's for purely defensive purposes at a party meeting shinzo abe's you'll continue with the plan to change the constitution to end the controversy surrounding the existence of japan's armed forces mr hobby made the pledge despite being embroiled in a corruption scandal that position has prime minister the first sheduled nonstop flight between australia and europe has landed in london the qantas playing completed its fourteen and a half thousand kilometer journey from perth in just over seventeen hours the airline is using the boeing seven eight seven nine dreamliner which is twice as fuel efficient as a jumbo jet the head of qantas alan joyce described the service as a game changing route well it's historic day for western australia historic day for.

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