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Japan calls for cross-border data sharing rules at Davos
Jan 23, 2019

Japan calls for cross-border data sharing rules at Davos

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From the BBC World Service… Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is at Davos today calling for a framework for cross-border data sharing in an effort to spur global economic growth, but what needs to happen for more countries to come on board with the idea? Then, the first criminal trial of U.K. bank executives after the financial crisis begins today as four former Barclays employees face charges over its multi-billion dollar rescue. And, we go to school the Swedish way.

Today's show is sponsored by SignNowPitney Bowes, the United States Postal Service and Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage.

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Why Japan’s leader wants to share global data

Jan 23, 2019
Japan's PM says free-flowing data is key to future global economic growth.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a speech during the World Economic Forum annual meeting, on Jan. 23, 2019 in Davos, eastern Switzerland.
FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images

From the BBC World Service… Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is at Davos today calling for a framework for cross-border data sharing in an effort to spur global economic growth, but what needs to happen for more countries to come on board with the idea? Then, the first criminal trial of U.K. bank executives after the financial crisis begins today as four former Barclays employees face charges over its multi-billion dollar rescue. And, we go to school the Swedish way.

Today’s show is sponsored by SignNowPitney Bowes, the United States Postal Service and Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage.

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer