Daily Archives: February 13, 2013

Within hours of the North Korean nuclear test this week, the UN security council was meeting in emergency session. But how dangerous is this development, and what is likely to happen next? James Blitz, diplomatic and defense editor, Christian Oliver, former Seoul correspondent, and Simon Mundy, the current FT correspondent in Korea, join Gideon Rachman.

 

In this week’s podcast:

We look at how gas mains, drains and water pipes could hold the key to boosting fast broadband in Europe, and hear from the CIO of UK local authority, East Sussex County Council, on how tablets and 4G are helping it to cope with budget constraints.

Plus: how businesses are updating their supply chain intelligence, to cope with new rules on conflict minerals.

Presented and produced by Stephen Pritchard