What would you do if you had 30 Billion dollars? Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi uses it to revive the economy of his crisis-shaken country. While international institutions and the money lending governments of the Gulf States might see
This is the audio from the first ever Planet Mundus live show, taped in front of a live studio audience in Aarhus, Denmark. The Planet Mundus crew celebrated the 100th anniversary of female voting rights in Denmark with a show
“With great power comes great responsibility,” Uncle Ben once told his nephew Spiderman. Like the famous Peter Parker, journalists in the Philippines must also understand this mantra when they tackle certain aspects of news — particularly politics. The country of
The Baltic states, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are often seen as an entity much like Scandinavia. Just like the Scandinavian countries are homogenous welfare systems, with a more or less common language and a sense of brotherhood, the Baltic states
Being an astronaut is a childhood dream of many. Now this dream can come true. It is a journey into the unknown filled with unforgettable experiences. However, there is one hook: You leave everyone behind – forever. The Dutch foundation,
Three. Billion. Dollars. That is the alleged scope of the current corruption scandal of Brazil’s partly state-owned oil company, Petrobras. Brazilian people took to the streets in the last few weeks and protested against the corruption that seems deeply rooted
In the last episode of Planet Mundus you have been informed about drones as military aircrafts. Those steely birds cannot only produce terror but even make fun and create businesses. Drone engineer Julian Alvarez is excited about everything that flies.
Depending on where you are, your perception of drones will differ. Even when the discussion focuses on the use of armed drones, heated debates continue over their advantages and disadvantages or how much ethical concerns should be taken into consideration.
This Planet Mundus Extra gives you two in depth interviews with a Western and a Russian journalist who you may have met already in Episode 6. They are explaining how the Russian media may be part of the reason for President
Vladimir Putin has been on everyone’s lips lately. 2014’s TIME Person of the Year runner up is on a seemingly endless ride to the top of the popularity polls, latest numbers giving him an approval rating of 88%. In this