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VOA Co-Produces Dangdut Singing Competition for Broadcast on National Television in Indonesia

Dangdut in America 2014

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April 07, 2014
Dangdut in America is a joint production of VOA Indonesian, NSR Productions, a Delaware-based marketing and consulting firm, and the Indonesian public broadcaster Televisi Republik Indonesia. More

VOA Marks 20 Years Since Rwandan Genocide with Panel Event on the Role of Mass Media

"Media and Genocide Prevention" featured journalists and regional experts offering their insights into why the international media paid so little attention to the catastrophe in Rwanda until it was too late.

John Kerry Tells VOA U.S. Is Ready To Impose More Sanctions on Russia For Its Actions in Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States is “prepared to respond very, very strongly with additional, serious, sector sanctions” if Russia continues to engage in illegal activities in Ukraine.

Panel on Afghan Media Sheds Light on Hopes for Future

A panel moderated by VOA Director David Ensor brought together media experts and Afghan and Western journalists for a timely discussion on the future of the vibrant but fragile Afghan media sector.

VOA Reports on Cell Phone Use in North Korea

VOA Korean Service reporter Yonho Kim will participate in a joint VOA-U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS panel discussion, “Telecommunications and Technology in North Korea,” on Thursday, March 6. Kim will discuss cell phone use in North Korea.

VOA Adds 24/7 Mobile Stream in Nigeria

Audiences in Nigeria can now get their news on the go with DandalinVOA (VOA's Platform), a dynamic new 24/7 mobile phone stream.

VOA Interviews Afghan Presidential Candidates

As the Afghan Presidential election draws closer, Voice of America’s Afghan Service is airing a series of interviews with all of the major candidates.

Presidents of Haiti and Albania Visit VOA on Same Day

Haitian President Michel Martelly and Albanian President Bujar Nishani sit down for separate interviews at the VOA headquarters in Washington.

VOA Launches Bambara Call-in Show

A year after launching its first-ever Bambara language radio show for audiences in Mali, Voice of America has added a dynamic new call-in program called Anba Fo (in English, We’ll Say It).

Reporters Subjected to Increasing Harassment in Ukraine

Harassment, intimidation and attacks on independent journalists, including of those of Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, have spiked in the wake of mass protests in Kyiv, Ukraine.

VOA Partners with Pakistan Radio Network

VOA Urdu and Pakistan’s Radio News Network (RNN) team up on a new hour-long radio program that focuses on current events and social issues in both countries.

VOA Zimbabwe Adds TV Webcast

Fans of LiveTalk, VOA Zimbabwe’s tri-lingual radio call-in show, can now watch the interactive program on an expanded one-hour TV webcast.

VOA Afghan TV Program Links Kabul and Washington Studios

Voice of America and Channel One TV in Afghanistan team up on a high-tech international town hall style television program that will address critical issues in U.S.-Afghan relations.

Iranian Audiences Get News of Nuke Deal from VOA

Audiences in Iran get news of nuclear agreement hammered out Sunday through extensive live coverage from Voice of America.

VOA Special Examines Kennedy Legacy Through the Eyes of Key Witnesses

A powerful new Voice of America TV special marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

VOA Exclusive: State Department says “Time for a Pause” on Iran Sanctions

US negotiator on the Iran nuclear issue, Wendy Sherman, says it may be “time for a pause” before any new sanctions are imposed on Tehran.

FM Stations in Myanmar Begin Airing VOA Teaching Programs

The popular VOA radio program "American Idioms English" can now be heard on FM stations across Myanmar following an agreement between VOA Burmese and its affiliate network Shwe FM.

Congressman Luis Gutierrez Discusses Growing Up as an Immigrant in Chicago

Representative Gutierrez (D-IL) talks about prospects for immigration reform during lengthy interview with VOA's Spanish language program Foro Interamericano.

VOA Covers US, Iran Presidents at UN

Voice of America’s Persian Service airs live coverage and analysis of UN General Assembly Session, including long-anticipated speeches by President Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

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