myanmar assk voting

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.

Governor Armstrong travels to SE Asia to visit USIM operations

Before joining the rest of the Broadcasting Board of Governors for its meeting in Prague, BBG member Matt Armstrong traveled to South East Asia to gain first-hand knowledge of the local media environment and of U.S. international media operations in the region.

Kokang insurgents declare unilateral cease-fire with Burmese troops

Group of protestors sit together in a group

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 and prevent the clashes from disrupting general elections scheduled for later this year, an official with the group said.