Radio Free Asia’s Myanmar Service closely covered the elections in Myanmar, in which millions overwhelmingly voted to give Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition party a landslide victory. Radio Free Asia (RFA) was among the first to interview Suu Kyi following the November 8 polls, and she stressed the Read more »
WASHINGTON – Radio Free Asia (RFA) has announced that distinguished journalist and former diplomat Bay Fang will serve as RFA’s new Managing Director, with responsibility for Northeast Asia. “Bay’s experience as a Beijing-based correspondent who also reported from the war zones of Iraq and Afghanistan, Read more »
Radio Free Asia Uyghur Service reporter Shohret Hoshur continues to wait to hear the fate of his two brothers, Shawket and Rexim Hoshur, both of whom have been arrested on charges of “endangering state security” and “leaking state secrets” in China. The charges are widely Read more »
Radio Free Asia’s Mandarin and Myanmar services have had extensive coverage of the four months of hostilities between Burma’s ethnic Kokang group and Burmese forces. The ethnic group declared a unilateral cease-fire with forces on Thursday in a bid to bring stability to the region Read more »
Radio Free Asia’s Myanmar and Mandarin services extensively covered the humanitarian crisis as refugees flee the conflict-torn Kokang region of Myanmar’s Shan State.
Chinese authorities have long targeted Radio Free Asia Uyghur Service journalist Shohret Hoshur for his coverage of sensitive issues in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Last year, Shohret’s three brothers were jailed for “violating state security laws” and allegedly “leaking state secrets” after discussing the Read more »
Audiences around the world were able to witness one of the fundamental elements of American democracy as President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address to Congress on January 20. The networks of the BBG provided comprehensive coverage of the address, as well Read more »
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To mark World AIDS Day on December 1, the networks of the BBG provided unique reporting, exceptional programing and special events. At the Foreign Press Center in Washington, D.C., Voice of America hosted a screening of its award-winning documentary, AIDS: Living in the Shadows, followed Read more »
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While the coverage of the Hong Kong protests by international broadcasters such as CNN and BBC are being blacked out in China, Radio Free Asia and Voice of America continue to reach mainland audiences with unbiased news and information on multiple media platforms.
Radio Free Asia’s Cantonese and Mandarin services have been closely covering the pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong and providing accurate and unbiased news about the developments to audiences in mainland China. The thousands of students and concerned Hong Kong citizens are expressing discontent with Beijing over Read more »