India Launches First Bullet Train Project
India and Japan have today launched a series of join initiatives including the construction of a $17bn bullet train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. We hear about the blossoming relationship between the two countries.
And we find out more about a portable DNA sequencer to help spot viral infections jeopardising cassava crops in Africa. Plus we discuss the latest report from the UN trade body, UNCTAD, 'Beyond Austerity: Towards A Global New Deal'.
Our guests today are Kara Alaimo in Washington DC and Y.S. Chi in Seoul.
Picture: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Credit: SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images