Are Economic Crises the Norm?
Dr.Robert Shapiro, former undersecretary of commerce for economic affairs under President Bill Clinton, joins us in the studio to explain why he thinks economic crises are becoming the norm.
New safety guidelines aimed at protecting workers' lives have come into force in Bangladesh following the Rana Plaza disaster just over a year ago but what does this mean for the manufacture of World Cup memorabilia and are the employees really safer? Anbarasan Ethirajan has been to find out.
In our studio in London, Gordon Peake joins us to talk about his new book Beloved Land, which charts the progress of the fledgling nation of East Timor; in our Hong Kong bureau, Nisha Gopalan of the Wall Street Journal talks tech security and offensive commercials.