10 Nov 2023

Asia correspondent Elizabeth Beattie

From Nine To Noon, 9:45 am on 10 November 2023
A view of the Rajpath amid smoggy weather ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali celebrations, in New Delhi on India November 4, 2021.

Photo: Imtiyaz Khan / Anadolu Agency via AFP

Extreme smog in India and Pakistan is causing disruption to the Cricket World Cup and causing school closures.

Annually in November severe pollution is a worrying issue in India fuelled by agricultural burning and factory pollution. 

In Myanmar, there's been a significant development in the long drawn out fight for the country's political future.

And Elizabeth talks to Kathryn about a joint NASA and Japan space agency venture involving a wooden space satellite.

Elizabeth Beattie is a journalist based in Tokyo.

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