Correspondents Report - Individual Items
By ABC News and Current Affairs
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The ABC's overseas reporters give their interpretation and analysis of the week's major events.
||Transition to democracy: the long road ahead for Aung San Suu Kyi||The final results were announced this week in Myanmar's historic national election, but the winner has been clear for some time. Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy party trounced the military-backed ruling party and are in discussions about transferring power. South East Asia correspondent Liam Cochrane has this reflection on the election.||28 11 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Absolute power: the brazenness of Kenya's corruption problem||The head of the Catholic Church is making his first visit to Africa. He's already been to Kenya and is currently in Uganda. Later on he'll land in Central African Republic. Africa correspondent Martin Cuddihy offers his thoughts on the trip.||28 11 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Unauthorised biography: the richest man in the world you've never heard of||You might never have heard of him, but Carlos Slim is one of the world's richest men. He's worth about $US60 billion. In his native Mexico he runs a massive telephone empire, Telmex, which for many years was a monopoly. He's been a wheeler and dealer in that nation's politics for decades. And for the past seven years a Mexican investigative reporter has been researching the life history of Carlos Slim and has just published an unauthorised biography.||28 11 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The virtue of patience: navigating everyday life as a correspondent in Jakarta||As one correspondent leaves, another arrives. Adam Harvey has spent the last few weeks trying to adjust to his new life in the bustling streets of Jakarta as the ABC's newest Indonesia correspondent.||28 11 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Change comes slowly: looking back on three years in Washington||After nearly three years in Washington, the ABC's North America correspondent Ben Knight is jetting back to Australia for good this weekend, winding down a posting that began with the Boston Marathon bombings and ended with the Brazil mining dam disaster. It's been a period of major social change in the states, change that's still unfolding, and plumbing some of the darkest corners and deepest wounds in American society. As he packed up his desk, and before the news broke of the shooting at the planned parenthood clinic in Colorado, he filed this last report.||28 11 2015||Free||View In iTunes|