35 Best Asia Podcasts
Here are 35 Best Asia Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Asia Rising
Asia Rising, the podcast of La Trobe Asia which takes a critical look at the key issues facing Asia's states and societies.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact
London, England, UK
In Asia Matters Podcast, we go beyond the headlines with experts from around the globe to help explain what's shaping the region.
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The world's number one government-affiliated think tank. ADBI is the think tank of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. It assists its members and partners by providing loans, technical assistance, grants, and equity investments to promote social and economic development.
Also in Think Tank Podcasts
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
South Asia through the lens of South Asians. Historical doses of South Asian history before independence.
Also in Asian History Podcasts, Brown Podcasts
Play⋅ 5K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 54 min Get Email Contact
New York City, New York, US
Asia-focused discussions on geopolitics, social affairs and other developments brought to you in topical seasons. Presented by Asia Society Switzerland.
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New York City, New York, US
There's never been a better time to understand what's going on in Asia. That's why we talk to the people who know it best. The Asia In-Depth podcast brings you conversations with the world's leading experts and thought-leaders on the politics, economics, and culture of Asia and beyond.
Play⋅ 184.7K⋅ 70.3K ⋅6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact
Analyse Asia with Bernard Leong is a weekly podcast dedicated to the pulse of technology, business and media in Asia. We interview thought leaders and leading industry players and gain their insights to how we perceive and understand the market.
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A podcast for theme park fans who love to travel! We're the longest-running show dedicated to informing you about theme parks in Asia including Tokyo Disneyland and Universal Studios Japan. Come and travel along with us.
Play⋅ 18.6K⋅ 18.5K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 36 min Get Email Contact
A fortnightly analysis podcast focusing on Central Asia and its place in the world, with news and experts from the region. Hosted by Michael HIlliard and Alimana Zhanmukanova
Play⋅ 413 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact
Washington, District of Columbia, US
The 'Asia Chessboard' features in-depth conversations with the most prominent strategic thinkers in Asia. CSIS Senior Vice President for Asia and former senior national security council official Michael Green takes the debate beyond the headlines of the day to explore the historical context and inside decision-making process on major geopolitical developments from the Himalayas to the South China Sea.
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Play⋅ 531.8K⋅ 385.7K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 38 min Get Email Contact
11. Ear to Asia
Ear to Asia is produced by Asia Institute, the Asia research specialists, at the University of Melbourne, Australia. In Ear to Asia, we talk with Asia researchers to unpack the issues behind news headlines in a region that is rapidly changing the world.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 49 min Get Email Contact
12. History of Asia
We try to make sense of Asian culture and politics by exploring the continent's history. We start in the present, then we methodically travel back in time. All regions will be covered. Beginner friendly, but only when listened to in proper order.
Play⋅ 1 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 51 min Get Email Contact
Welcome to HERstory, the history of Southeast Asia told from her perspective. We'll discover historical figures, matriarchal societies, and contemporary female icons and maybe learn about ourselves along the way.
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Asia's standing in the world has changed and it is clear that where the focus was once on how quickly the region would rise, the reality is now all about how Asia will lead. In the Future of Asia Podcast, we invite leaders from across the region to discuss the power, agility and ambition of Asia and to shed light on what kind of leader Asia will be, and what this means for governments and businesses everywhere.
Play⋅ 448.5K⋅ 618.2K ⋅3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact
Covering politics and social movements across Asia from a socialist perspective. Based in South Korea.
Play⋅ 365⋅ 406 ⋅6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 74 min Get Email Contact
16. Asia Stream
Welcome to Asia Stream, where we track, report, and analyze the issues and interests of the world's largest region. Brought to you by Nikkei Asia.
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San Francisco, California, US
What does international development really mean? Hosts John Rieger and Tracie Yang take us on a journey to meet the people on the ground shaping Asia's future.
Also in International Development Podcasts
Play⋅ 111.5K⋅ 30.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 13 min Get Email Contact
Stanford, California, US
The South Asian Studies at Stanford (SASS) Podcast features conversations between the Center for South Asia at Stanford and guests who have a connection to Stanford as faculty, staff, students, or alumni. The podcasts feature a wide range of topics, ranging from poetry to politics, from manuscript collecting to music, from business to Bollywood. Every podcast consists of an informal and informative conversation about South Asia and its meaning in the world, in our lives, and at Stanford.
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Seattle, Washington, US
The Asian Madness Podcast: a place where we discuss true crime, superstition, urban legends, mysteries, and weird news from the Asian continent.
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20. Talk Travel Asia
Trevor Ranges and Scott Coates are two intrepid characters with a love of Asia and travel. This podcast is a pet project to share their favorite bits of travel insight and to showcase the passion of their many regional contacts. Travel enthusiasts who are always planning their next big trip, Trevor and Scott hope you enjoy this podcast as much as they relish putting it together.
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21. Asia Insight
Podcasts from The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)
Play 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
22. Sustainable Asia
Stories about Asia and the environment...that you probably haven't heard yet. A new perspective on how different countries in Asia are tackling a changing planet.
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This podcast will highlight crime stories from all over Asia, the largest and most diverse continent on the planet. In a genre that is largely dominated by Western podcasters and stories. True crime as a genre is therefore in need of a fresh infusion of stories from Asia that will not only look at the individuals involved but also at the unique cultures they find themselves in.
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A monthly programme bringing you inspiration and stories about mission in Asia.
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25. Crazy Smart Asia
Crazy Smart Asia lifts the lid on the unexpected stories behind some of Asia's boldest disruptors. Every week we talk with a young leader about the crazy-smart approaches they're taking to achieve success and tackle some of the biggest issues facing Asia today.
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Eyes on Southeast Asia is a podcast focusing on issues centered around Southeast Asia. It features extensive strategic, foreign policy, political, and economic debate within and relating to Southeast Asia and ASEAN. Sitting together with Southeast Asian affairs experts from all around the world, founder and chairman of FPCI Dr. Dino Patti Djalal will be the host for this podcast where he will sharpen the lens on one of the most vibrant but often overlooked regions on Earth.
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27. Eyes on Asia
Washington, District of Columbia, US
A podcast where journalists from Southeast Asia and beyond share their insights on the week's news from the region. Radio Free Asia's Mat Pennington speaks with the network's reporters and local language broadcasters about their top stories and RFA exclusives.
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The podcast that stirs up a unique flavour of people, culture and brands in Asia. Presented by Scott Percival and Drago Djourov, two independent market researchers based in Singapore.
Also in Market Research Podcasts, Singapore Podcasts
Play 2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 36 min Get Email Contact
Healthcare journalist Jonathan Chan talks to healthcare and biotech experts to break down trends and developments in Asia's healthcare space.
Also in Healthcare Industry and News Podcasts
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If you are looking for resources on personal and career development, the Stories of Asia podcast is exactly what you need! The SOA podcast covers stories from all across Asia where we chat with EXPERTS from the region to uncover insights and practical tips that can help you grow your career.
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The 'Asian Peace Talks' is a podcast series brought to you by the Asian Peace Programme (APP), a program dedicated to putting forth ideas for peace and conflict amelioration in Asia. Hosted by eminent Singaporean intellectual, Kishore Mahbubani, the 'Asian Peace Talks feature interviews with prominent academics, policy practitioners, and newsmakers.
Play 4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact
Conversations with Asia's leading movers, shakers thinkers and provocateurs.
Play 6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
Asia Podcasts By Country
|Country||No. of Podcasts|
|South Korea Podcasts||25|
|Indonesia Travel and Culture Podcasts||12|
|Thailand Travel and Culture Podcasts||8|
Asia Podcasts (Other Regions)
|Other Regions||No. of Podcasts|
|Hong Kong Podcasts||20|