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The Economist
Drum Tower
Two of The Economist's China correspondents, Alice Su and David Rennie, analyse the stories at the heart of this vast country and examine its influence beyond its borders. They’ll be joined by our global network of correspondents and expert guests to examine how everything from party politics to business, technology and culture are reshaping China and the world. Published every Tuesday.If you’re already a subscriber to The Economist, you’ll have full access to all our shows as part of your subscription.For more information about Economist Podcasts+, including how to...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 659 ratings
Biased and manipulated show
Seems unbiased but potentially misleading and manipulative
yanran125 via Apple Podcasts · Hong Kong · 01/10/24
Increasingly boring podcast
Since the podcast switched to a subscription model, the contents have become very boring. But you now get spammed with various ’picks‘ and advertisements.
jonaslindner via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 01/08/24
subscribers only!
Give us free tier content. I dont mind listen hours long advert,
KennethC1 via Apple Podcasts · Hong Kong · 12/11/23
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