The 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party | 229

President Xi Jinping addressing the 20th NCCCP

Dez Morgan reports to Skip Montreux on the NCCCP that took place in Beijing, China in October.

  1. How often does this meeting take place?
  2. What happens during this congress?
  3. What did President Xi Jinping say, and NOT say, in his opening speech?

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Ships ahoy: China’s naval build up | 207

Shandong Aircraft Carrier

In this podcast episode, Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan discuss China’s naval build up that includes the Liaoning and Shandong aircraft carriers.

  1. What is the reason for this build up?
  2. What influence does this have on geopolitics?

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Ten Years of Tim Cook | 187

Tim Cook & the late Steve Jobs

Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega take a look at Tim Cook’s career.

  1. What did he do before he joined Apple?
  2. How did he become Apple’s CEO?
  3. How has Apple grown under 10 years of Tim Cook as CEO? 

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China’s regulation crackdown | 186

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Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan discuss the various regulations the Chinese government has introduced over the past year.

What is behind this trend to regulate different sectors of the Chinese economy?

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Whisky – The Water of Life | 184

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Dez Morgan and Skip Montreux report on the rebirth of the Whisky industry in Scotland, the history of whisky in Japan, and developments in the nascent whisky industry in China. They also get to the bottom of why this spirit is spelled w-h-i-s-k-y in some regions, and w-h-i-s-k-e-y in others.

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