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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 26, 2014

Q&A Stearns / Psaki / South Sudan / UN / Peace Efforts

As For Efforts To Achieve Peace And A Transitional Government In South Sudan Following A Long Conflict Between Machar And South Sudan's President Salva Kiir The Office Of The IGAD Special Envoys For South Sudan Just Released A Summary Report Of Violations Of The Cessation Of Hostilities Agreement Of The 23rd Of January This Year For The Period Up To The 21st Of August. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns Asked Spokesperson Jennifer Psaki About The South Sudan Peace Efforts.


August 26, 2014

Q&A Kirby / Reporters

The White House Says There Are No Plans To Coordinate With Syria In The Fight Against Islamic State Militants Who Threaten The United States And Are Trying To Topple The Assad Government. Reports Say The Pentagon Has Already Started Surveillance Flights Over Syria To Track The Movements Of The Militants Ahead Of Possible Airstrikes .... But Pentagon Spokesperson Rear Admiral John Kirby Refused To Confirm That Information During A Question And Answer With Reporters On Tuesday.


August 26, 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 26, 2014

Q&A Lipin / Yaar / Tunnels In Warfare Part-3

The Use Of Tunnels In Warfare Is An Issue That We've Been Examining On Daybreak Asia This Week. Tunnels Have Not Just Been A Factor In Palestinian Militant Group Hamas War With Israel, They Also Are Part Of A Ongoing Conflict On The Divided Korean Peninsula. Today, We Take A Closer Look At Signs Of Possible Cooperation Between North Korea And Hamas, Something Neither Side Has Ever Acknowledged. Daybreak Asia's Michael Lipin Spoke With Itamar Ya'ar.


August 26, 2014

Q&A Mellman / Bizzazero / Digital Student Search

The Way Students Communicate Not Only With Each Other, But With Just About Every Other Aspect Of Their Lives . Has Changed Over The Past Decade.Colleges And Universities Are Constantly Trying To Find The Most Direct, Effective And Economical Ways Of Accomplishing That Task. Daybreak Asia's Ira Mellman Spoke With Simone Bizzazero


August 25, 2014

Q&A Alonzo / Miller / Women Negotiations

President Obama's State Of The Union Speech Earlier This Year Said Full-Time Working Women Earn 77% Of What Their Male Counterparts Earn. Women Also Tend To Pay More For Health Care And Cars. Could It Be That Women Are Not As Good As Negotiating As Men Are? Lee E. Miller Is A Co-Author With His Daughter Of The Book A Woman's Guide To Successful Negotiating. He Spoke With Daybreak Asia's Frances Alonzo.


August 25, 2014

Q&A Lipin / Bechtol / Tunnels In Warfare Part-2

This Week On Daybreak Asia, We;re Looking At How Tunnels Are Used In Modern-Day Warfare. Yesterday We Reported On North Korea's Decades-Old Efforts To Tunnel Under The Demilitarized Zone To Carry Out Potential Attacks On Its Rival, South Korea. Today, We're Comparing The North Korean Tunnels To Those Built By Hamas In The Gaza Strip As Part Of The Palestinian Militant Group's Latest War With Israel. Daybreak Asia's Michael Lipin Spoke With Bruce Bechtol.


August 25, 2014

Beattie / US Journalist / Peter Theo Curtis

The White House Says No Ransom Was Paid To Islamic Extremists To Free Kidnapped US Journalist Peter Theo Curtis. While The Exact Conditions Of Curtis Are Still Unclear, Daybreak Asia's Victor Beattie Reports Curtis Release On Sunday Came Five Days After Beheading Of American Journalist James Foley At The Hands Of An Islamist State Militant.


August 25, 2014

Q&A Beattie / Chao / Macau Vote

The Chief Executive In Macau Is Currently Selected By A 400-Member Official Committee. The Referendum Comes Two Months After A Similar Unofficial Vote, Also Opposed By Beijing , Was Held In Nearby Hong Kong. Hong Kong Basic Law Stipulates All Candidates Must Be Approved By A Nominating Committee. Daybreak Asia Victor Beattie Spoke Will Jason Chao.


August 25, 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 24, 2014

Q&A Lipin / Maxwell / Tunnels In Warfare

On The Divided Korean Peninsula, North Korea Has Dug At Least Four Infiltration Tunnels Into The South Under The Demilitarized Zone. South Korean And US Forces Uncovered Three Of The North Korean Attack Tunnels In The 1970's, And The Fourth In 1990. Daybreak Asia's Michael Lipin Spoke With David Maxwell.


August 24, 2014

Q&A Castiel / Alonzo / Chagroun / Women Business Leaders / Africa

Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun, A Leading Moroccan Businesswomen And President Of The Moroccan Confederation Of Businesses, Was In Washington Recently To Take Part In The Business Forum Of The US-Africa Summit. VOA's Carol Castiel Was Joined By Frances Alonzo, Host Of VOA's Women Rising Series To Talk With Chaqroun.


August 24, 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 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.

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