December 28th, 2015
Episode 594 of 1091 episodes
The controversial new law will force overseas technology companies to grant authorities access to personal data. We ask John Foley from Reuters Breakingviews whether it really is a key weapon in the fight against terrorism, or just another snooper's charter? We look back at a pivotal year for China – after an economic slowdown and change in currency regime, will 2016 bring some cheer? Independent economist and regular commentator Michael Hughes shares his view. And finally we'll take a closer look at those most traditional of Christmas gifts - gold, frankincense and myrrh - and find out where in the world they are still being manufactured today.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.