Our hard working producer, Lv Xiaohong celebrated her 21st birthday (again) today. Now we all know that ladies can be a little coy about their age, so the single candle on the cake signified 'beginning'! And since this is the beginning of the second year for Today, we all thought it rather appropriate!
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Mon 24th May - Pirates! - We're taking a look at the situation off the Somali coast, and how/who should bring prosecutions against any captured pirates.
Tue 25th - Sovereign Debt - What are the risks? Is this the next sub-prime?
Wed 26th - School Security - After the recent spate of attacks on Chinese schools, what need to be done to make them safer?
Thur 27th - Consumer Culture - China's changing consumer culture - what have been the major influences? The post 90s generation is quite different to the post 80s generation - which is quite different from, well, you get the picture!
Fri 28th - Media Ethics - Where do you draw the line between editorial and advertorial? And much, much more...
Mon, May 31 - Workplace stress - The suicides at Foxconn has attracted widespread attention - but are 10 suicides at such a large company really all that unusual? General discussion on workplace stress.
Tue, Jun 1st - Artificial Life - Scientists have reportedly created the first artificial life... a breakthrough for mankind, or have we opened the lid to Pandora's box?
Wed, Jun 2nd - Organ Trafficking - Pretty much speaks for itself. Who are the buyers, sellers, traffickers.. where is it most prevalent?
Thur, Jun 3rd - Rape - the crime, the punishment, the definition. Why are so many rapes unreported? Should suspects be named or remain anonymous? Huge subject..
Fri, Jun 4th - Women in leadership roles - Breaking the glass ceiling in business, industry and politics. What sort of women succeed? What talents do they need?
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