Peter Ross, BBC

Peter Ross, BBC

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3 October 2022
In the Spotlight: After the UK's abrupt U-turn on tax rate on highest earners, what's next?
The UK government has done an abrupt U-turn by dropping its plan to cut taxes for the highest earners just 10 days after announcing it. This comes after widespread criticism and a growing backlash. In the Spotlight on Prime Time, Bharati Jagdish speaks with Pete Ross, Producer/Presenter at the BBC, on what's next for Liz Truss and her team, plus the latest developments in Ukraine's accession to Nato as well as the tensions in the South China Sea, with Taiwan's deepening relationship with Lithuania.

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12 September 2022
The UK in the second week of mourning Queen Elizabeth II’s passing:
Queen Elizabeth’s coffin left Balmoral yesterday heading to capital Edinburgh, Scotland before her state funeral on Monday 19 September. In the Spotlight on Prime Time, Bharati Jagdish speaks with Pete Ross, Producer/Presenter, BBC for more on the Queen’s last journey, King Charles III’s plans amid the economic uncertainty in the country as well as calls among some countries to be removed from the Commonwealth.

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9 September 2022
With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, what's next for the UK?
The passing of Queen Elizabeth II shocked Asia earlier this morning. Her Majesty left peacefully in Scotland aged 96. Tributes have poured in from global leaders including Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. But what's next for the new monarch, King Charles III? Prime Time’s Bharati Jagdish speak with Pete Ross, Producer/Presenter, BBC to find out more.

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15 August 2022
In the Spotlight: What to expect in Serbia and Kosovo talks over tensions
In the Spotlight, the leaders of Serbia and Kosovo will meet in Brussels on Aug. 18 to discuss a flare-up of tensions between the neighbouring western Balkan nations.  Bharati Jagdish and Timothy Go speak with BBC's Producer/Presenter, Peter Ross, to discuss what to expect from the talks, plus the Brazilian Presidential election as well as the latest developments of the heatwave in Europe.

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4 July 2022
World Headlines tracking with BBC correspondent
A G20 meeting is going to be held in Bali this week with the attendance of Russian FM Sergei Lavrov regardless of opposition from the US due to its war in Ukraine. Furthermore, such a battle is also expected to influence Japan elections taking place on this coming Sunday. Lastly, the world covid-19 situation will also be updated.

In The Spotlight, Prime Time’s Timothy Go and Bharati Jagdish spoke with Pete Ross, Producer/Presenter, BBC to find out more.

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20 June 2022
EU leaders to meet on food crisis and Ukraine's proposed membership
In The Spotlight, Prime Time’s Timothy Go and Bharati Jagdish spoke with Peter Ross, Presenter/Producer at the BBC on how to solve the growing food crisis caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Ukraine’s proposed EU membership ahead of a leaders’ meeting in Brussels, as well as the annual security dialogue between the US and Taiwan this week.

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23 May 2022
The world faces big challenges over Covid-19, monkeypox and wars
The spotlight is on Ukraine, where Russia continues to focus its attacks on the east of the country. And just as it’s beginning to feel like the worst of the pandemic is behind us, another virus has emerged. Cases of monkeypox are being investigated in several countries in Europe, as well as the US, Canada and Australia. For a closer look, Prime Time’s Timothy Go and Bharati Jagdish spoke with Pete Ross, Producer/Presenter, BBC.

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25 April 2022
In The Spotlight: France's Macron wins new term after far-right battle
Emmanuel Macron has become the first French president to be re-elected in 20 years. Macron won 58 percent of the votes while Le Pen won nearly 42 percent. Marie Le Pen has promised she would not abandon the French people, though it is the third time France has rejected her far-right politics.
In The Spotlight, Prime Time's Timothy Go and Melissa Hyak spoke to Pete Ross, Producer/Presenter, BBC for more on the results.

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23 July 2021
BBC Olympics Cross: Tokyo prepares for an Olympics like no other
On Prime Time, Rachel Kelly and Timothy Go speak to Peter Ross, Broadcast Journalist, BBC World Service to get the latest on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony and expectations for the most troubled Olympic games in recent history.

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3 May 2021
Global Covid-19 Update, UK Elections, Britain plays host to G7 summit
On Prime Time, Rachel Kelly speaks to BBC Broadcast Journalist, Peter Ross. about some of the stories that will likely be making the headlines this week.

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12 April 2021
Britain's Prince Philip dies at 99, Global Covid-19 Updates & US to hold annual worldwide threats hearing
On Prime Time, Howie Lim speaks to BBC Broadcast Journalist, Peter Ross about the international stories they’re tracking in the week ahead.

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22 March 2021
Covid-19 vaccines, Myanmar coup & India, Pakistan to hold talks on Indus water sharing
On Prime Time, Howie Lim speaks to BBC Broadcast Journalist, Peter Ross about the international stories they’re tracking in the week ahead.

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22 February 2021
Global Covid-19 Vaccination, Iran sets deadline for US to lift sanctions & Uber lobbies for better work standards in the EU
On Prime Time, Rachel Kelly speaks to Peter Ross, broadcast journalist from the BBC to highlight the biggest stories they're tracking this week.

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1 February 2021
Myanmar updates and the latest on Covid-19 vaccine rollouts
In this weekly segment we speak to BBC journalists about the international stories they’re tracking in the week ahead. In this week's episode, Rachel Kelly speaks to BBC Broadcast Journalist, Peter Ross , about the latest developments in Myanmar and Covid-19 updates from across the globe.

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21 December 2020
Global Covid-19 updates, Mink Culling in Denmark & Hong Kong's Silent Protest
Every week, Prime Time speaks to journalists from the BBC to track the biggest stories they're tracking for the week. Today, an update on Covid-19 as London goes into Tier 4 lockdown, why Denmark wants to cull millions of mink and Hong Kong's Christmas Eve 'silent protest'. Howie Lim speaks to Broadcast Journalist Peter Ross.

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23 November 2020
Global COVID-19 Update, Huawei Trial & Upcoming Swiss Referendum
On Prime Time, Howie Lim spoke to Peter Ross, Broadcast Journalist, BBC about the international news he's tracking in the week ahead.

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12 October 2020
COVID-19 in the UK, UAE Normalization Deal, Thai Protesters Plan Demonstration
On Prime Time, Rachel Kelly spoke to Peter Ross, Broadcast Journalist, BBC about the biggest international stories they’re following this week.

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