October 31st, 2014
Episode 65 of 1091 episodes
Japan's central bank announces a significant expansion of its monetary stimulus programme, vowing to pump even more money into the country's faltering economy. We ask whether it will be enough to win the fight against deflation, which Tokyo policy-makers have been waging for almost two decades. Plus, we gain a rare insight into the tech scene - of sorts - in North Korea with our correspondent in Seoul, Steve Evans. And, as Halloween darkness falls, we dare to venture into the eerie, gruesome, yet lucrative world of 'dark tourism'.
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.