July 3, 2020
Singapore's TraceTogether Tokens are the latest effort to tackle Covid-19 with tech. But they have also reignited a privacy debate. The wearable devices complement the island's existing contact-tracing app, to identify people who might have been infected by those who have tested positive for the virus. The BBC's Monica Miller joined us from Singapore to explain how it works.
December 11, 2019
India's parliament has passed a bill which offers amnesty to non-Muslim illegal immigrants from three neighboring countries. The government, led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), says this will give sanctuary to people fleeing religious persecution. Critics say the bill is part of a BJP agenda to marginalize Muslims.
April 18, 2019
Passengers were stranded in India and around the world after Jet Airways suspended all international flights. India's first private airline is saddled with more than $1bn of debt. It is seeking a financial lifeline to avoid collapse and, on Thursday, grounded 10 planes over unpaid fees to leasing firms.