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Latest update : 2017-07-20

Game of Thrones and TV's golden age

It's been described as TV's first global blockbuster. The final season of "Game of Thrones" has begun airing throughout the world. The programme is not just a big winner for the studio HBO. It's also been instrumental in a shift in the industry, encouraging the revival of big budget television, as IHS Markit TV industry specialist Tim Westcott tells FRANCE 24. So is this TV's new golden age?

Also in this programme:

  • Beware of the gray rhinos: why China is focusing on managing risks despite strong economic growth.
  • On your bike: we bring you a report on the Chinese electric scooter makers hoping to rev up sales in France. 

By Farah BOUCHERAK , Kate MOODY , Stephen CARROLL

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2018-07-19 Kate MOODY

Greece's new chapter: Athens prepares to exit bailout programme

The countdown is on as Greece prepares to exit its third bailout programme. But what state are its finances really in - and what challenges lie ahead? Kate Moody speaks to Craig...

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2018-07-12 Stephen CARROLL

Privacy challenges: Is 2018 a turning point for keeping data safe online?

2018 will stand out as a year when internet users got a shock about how their personal information is used online. The Cambridge Analytica scandal was a wake-up call for even the...

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2018-07-05 Stephen CARROLL

Bitcoin bubble: Can cryptocurrencies recover from their price plunge?

This week, we're delving into the world of cryptocurrencies. Has the Bitcoin bubble burst? Prices are down more than 50 percent this year - but could they recover? Despite the...

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2018-06-28 Stephen CARROLL

A new industrial revolution: Climate change, digitalisation and the rise of localism

In this edition of People & Profit, Stephen Carroll sits down with renowned economist Jeremy Rifkin to discuss the digital revolution and what needs to be done to move to a new...

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2018-06-21 Stephen CARROLL

Clocking out: South Korea prepares for shorter working week

A big change is on the way for workers in South Korea. From July 1st, the maximum working week, including overtime, is being cut by almost a quarter. We delve into the country's...

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