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Join VOA's Daybreak Asia team for an informative 30-minute English morning program, filled with unique stories from across Asia and the world. With the English language becoming more widely used in influential circles, Daybreak Asia gives you a new way to learn about issues of interest in your home and across the largest and most populous continent in the world. For news beyond the headlines, listening to Daybreak Asia is not only time well spent, it’s a great way to start your day.


August 22, 2014

Q&A Movies Kouguell / I See

The World's Longest Serving Head Of State Is Currently The King Of Thailand. He Holds A Special Bond With Millions Of Thais. VOA 's Entertainment Aficionado Ray Kouguell Tells Us About A Film Which Shows One Man's Unique Relationship With Him.


August 22, 2014

Q&A Beattie / Biswas / China / India / Defense

Faced With Aging Equipment And A Rising China, India Is Gearing Up For A Major Overhaul Of Its Military That Defense Minister Arun Jaitley Hopes Will Achieve The Goal Set Out By The BJP Government. Daybreak Asia's Victor Beattie Spoke With Rajiv Biswas.


August 22, 2014

Q&A Ali / Alvi / Pakistan Protests

Protests In Pakistan's Capital Are Entering Their Second Week, With Protestors Camped Outside The Parliament And Demanding The Resignation Of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Daybreak Asia's Idress Ali Spoke With Arif Alvi.


August 21, 2014

Daybreak Asia

Join VOA's Daybreak Asia team for an informative 30-minute English morning program, filled with unique stories from across Asia and the world. With the English language becoming more widely used in influential circles, Daybreak Asia gives you a new way to learn about issues of interest in your home and across the largest and most populous continent in the world. For news beyond the headlines, listening to Daybreak Asia is not only time well spent, it’s a great way to start your day.


August 20, 2014

Q&A Stevenson / Rodriguez / Migrants For Export

Migrant Workers From The Philippines Seem To Be Employed Everywhere In A Variety Of Jobs, With Eight Million Filipinos Working In Almost Two Hundred Countries. Daybreak Asia's Jim Stevenson Spoke With Robyn Rodriguez.


August 20, 2014

Norman / Ramirez / Journalist James Foley Beheading

Here In Washington Wednesday President Obama Condemned The Beheading Of An American Journalist By Islamic State Militants, Sometimes Referred To As ISIL.


August 20, 2014

Daybreak Asia

Join VOA's Daybreak Asia team for an informative 30-minute English morning program, filled with unique stories from across Asia and the world. With the English language becoming more widely used in influential circles, Daybreak Asia gives you a new way to learn about issues of interest in your home and across the largest and most populous continent in the world. For news beyond the headlines, listening to Daybreak Asia is not only time well spent, it’s a great way to start your day.


August 19, 2014

Q&A Mellman / Reshef / University Of The People

The University Of The People Is What Is Described As The World's First Nonprofit, Tuition Free, Accredited University. Daybreak Asia's Ira Mellman Spoke With Education Entrepreneur Shai Reshef.


August 19, 2014

Q&A Beattie / Dossani / India / Pakistan

The United States Has Expressed Disappointment India Cancelled Talks With Pakistan Scheduled For Next Monday Over A Meeting Between Pakistan's High Commissioner And Kashmiri Separatists. Daybreak Asia's Victor Beattie Spoke With Rafiq Dossani.


August 19, 2014

Q&A Beattie / Hamilton / Curtis / FAA / Syria

The US Federal Aviation Administration This Week Issued A Notice To Airmen Restricting US Air Carriers From Flying Over Syria. Daybreak Asia's Victor Beattie Spoke With Scott Hamilton & Todd Curtis.


August 19, 2014

Daybreak Asia

Join VOA's Daybreak Asia team for an informative 30-minute English morning program, filled with unique stories from across Asia and the world. With the English language becoming more widely used in influential circles, Daybreak Asia gives you a new way to learn about issues of interest in your home and across the largest and most populous continent in the world. For news beyond the headlines, listening to Daybreak Asia is not only time well spent, it’s a great way to start your day.


August 19, 2014

Norman / President Obama / Ferguson Shooting

Here In The US President Obama Said Late Monday That Attorney General Eric Holder Will Travel To Ferguson, Missouri On Wednesday To Get An Update On The Federal Probe Into The Shooting Death Of Unarmed African-American Teenager Michael Brown By White Police Officer. This Sparked Days Of Violent Protests.


August 18, 2014

Norman / President Obama News Conference / ISIL Islamic State Fighters

At The White House Late Monday Afternoon, President Obama Held A News Conference To Talk About US Assistance To Iraqi Forces And Kurds Who Recaptured A Major Strategic Northern Dam From Islamic State Fights Sometimes Referred To As ISIL. Mr. Obama Said He Sees Important Progress Across The Spectrum Of US Efforts in Iraq.


August 18, 2014

Q&A Beattie / Kelly / South Korea / Pope

Robert Kelly, An Associate Professor At Pusan University, Told Daybreak Asia's Victor Beattie, The Pope Was Generally Well-Received, But The Appeal For Reconciliation Will Likely Fall On Deaf Ears In Pyongyang.


August 18, 2014

Daybreak Asia

Join VOA's Daybreak Asia team for an informative 30-minute English morning program, filled with unique stories from across Asia and the world. With the English language becoming more widely used in influential circles, Daybreak Asia gives you a new way to learn about issues of interest in your home and across the largest and most populous continent in the world. For news beyond the headlines, listening to Daybreak Asia is not only time well spent, it’s a great way to start your day.


August 18, 2014

Q&A Alonzo / Jacobs / Rape Apology Comfort Women

During Times Of War And Conflict. Cases Of Rape Are Very Much Ignored Or Belittled. The First International Treaty, The Rome Statute, Identifies Crimes Against Women As Crimes Against Humanity. Marcia Jacobs Spoke With Daybreak Asia's Frances Alonzo.


August 17, 2014

Q&A Castiel / Ghareeb / Itani / Iraq Analysis

In Recent Days Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al- Maliki Decided To Step Down In Favor Of The Person Nominated To Be The Next Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi. For Some Perspective On All Of This. In Light Of The Islamic State Insurgency VOA's Carol Castiel Spoke With Two Analysts. Edmund Ghareeb Is Professor And Mustaaf Barzani Scholar For Global Kurdish Studies At American University. Faysai Itani Is Resident Fellow At The Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center For The Middle East.


August 17, 2014

Q&A DeForest / Ganguly / Indian Independence Anniversary

Sixty- Seven Years Ago This Month, India Gained Its Independence From Britain. Independence Came At The Same Time As The Partition Of The Subcontinent And The Foundation Of Muslim-Majority Pakistan. Daybreak Asia's Dave DeForest Spoke With Professor Samit Ganguly Of Indiana University About Events Leading To Indian Nationhood.


August 17, 2014

Q&A Williams / Genser / China / Gao

The Non-Profit Advocacy Organization Freedom Now Is Calling For US Officials To Try To Assist Prominent Chinese Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng, Who Was Released From Prison Last Week. Gao Is Currently Staying With His Sister-In-Law In Xinijang, But Remains Under Government Surveillance. Daybreak Asia's Sarah Williams Talked With Jared Genser, Who Is Gao's International Lawyer.


August 17, 2014

Daybreak Asia

Join VOA's Daybreak Asia team for an informative 30-minute English morning program, filled with unique stories from across Asia and the world. With the English language becoming more widely used in influential circles, Daybreak Asia gives you a new way to learn about issues of interest in your home and across the largest and most populous continent in the world. For news beyond the headlines, listening to Daybreak Asia is not only time well spent, it’s a great way to start your day.

VOA's Daybreak Asia team for an informative 30-minute morning program, bringing you unique stories from across Asia and the world in English.  With the English language becoming more widely used in influential circles, you now have a way to learn about issues of interest to the largest and most populous continent in the world.  From new insights about regional neighbors to discovering your problems are pan-Asian problems, too, you'll find Daybreak Asia will soon be shaping the way you see the world.  For news beyond the headlines, listening to Daybreak Asia is not only time well spent. It's a great way to start your day.
 

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