Radio Free Asia launches “A River in Peril: The Mekong Under China’s Control”

Landscape of the Mekong River with mountains and cloudy sky

Radio Free Asia (RFA) today launched a multimedia investigative web series examining the impact of China’s rapid development on the Mekong River and the communities downstream. “A River in Peril: The Mekong Under China’s Control” tells the story of Southeast Asia’s longest river, on which more than 60 million depend for their food, drinking water, and livelihoods.

BBG networks provide a front-row seat to historic U.S. elections

Male reporter in front of election signs on the sidewalk

Audiences around the world, including in some of the most press-restrictive countries, had access to full, comprehensive coverage of the historic 58th U.S. presidential election, thanks to the networks of the BBG. The around-the-clock coverage included live coverage as the returns came in; reporting from journalists fanned out across the country gathering the opinions of candidates, pundits and voters; and interactives and video packages explaining the intricacies of the U.S. political system.