7:15 Sport - South East Asia

Watching the action from the stands in Singapore, it's Bangkok-based sports correspondent James Goyder. Boxer Manny Pacquio's loss to Marquez; Thai footballer Teerasil Dangda's trial at Atletico Madrid and the One Fighting Championship: 'Return of Warriors’ in Kuala Lumpur.

7:30 Insight

8:15 Windows on the World

International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.

8:40 Pundit - Politically from the left

Left-leaning political historian A Prof  Brian Roper from University of Otago deconstructs public policies from around the globe. What are the main models of democracy that exist today?

9 pm News and weather

9:10 A rich and long life

Head of Legal & General's longevity risk team, Joseph Lu discusses the recently released UK Life Expectancy Report, which is now showing that men, particularly at a higher socio-economic level, are catching up to women and living longer.

Life Expectancy: Past and Future Variations by Socio-Economic Group in England & Wales (Longetivity Science Advisory Panel)
In the rich world, men are closing the longevity gap with women (The Economist)

10 pm Late Edition

A review of the news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11 pm News and weather

11:06 Beale Street Caravan

Live performances drawn from concerts recorded in the US for The Blues Foundation who are based in Memphis Tennessee.