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African Music Mix - August 14, 2014

8/14/2014
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On African Music Mix from N’dombolo to Benga to African Hip Hop, you’ll find the best mix of pan-African music by artists from East, West, North, South, and Central Africa, as well as the islands, drawing from VOA’s archive of over 15,000 African songs.

Duration: 02:59:59


Q&A Mellman / Crawford / China School Interviews - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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Last Month, A Group Of Ten Top Liberal Arts Colleges In The United States Banded Together To Come Up With New Ways To Select Students From Overseas, Notably China, To Attend Their Institutions. Daybreak Asia's Ira Mellman Spoke With Terry Crawford.

Duration: 00:06:36


Q&A Beattie / Blanc / China Yachts - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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Paul Blanc Is The Asia-Pacific Director For French Boat Builder Jeanneau, A Company Targeting Chinese Interest In Boats Ranging From From Five To 25 Meters And Starting At About $240,000. Blanc Told Daybreak Asia's Victor Beattie The Yacht Business Only Recently Has Taken Off In Part Because Chinese Are Not Naturally Drawn To The Sea And Sun.

Duration: 00:05:45


Q&A DeForest / Moise / Gulf Of Tonkin - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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Fifty Years Ago. An Incident In The Gulf Of Tonkin Off The Coast Of North Vietnam Spurred The U-S Congress To Pass A Resolution Giving Then President Lyndon Johnson A Blank-Check To Wage War In Southeast Asia. VOA's Dave DeForest Asked Historian Edwin Moise What Actually Happened In The Gulf Of Tonkin

Duration: 00:05:42


Daybreak Africa - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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Each morning, Daybreak Africa looks at the latest developments on the continent, starting with headline news and providing in-depth interviews, reports from VOA correspondents, sports news as well as listener comments.

Duration: 00:29:59


Q&A Norman / Edmonds / Pacific Solutions For Pacfic Job - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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The Manila-Based Asian Development Bank's Pacific Economic Monitor Is A Bi-Annual Review Of Economic Developments In A-D-B's 14 Developing Member Countries In the Pacific Region. Each Issue Includes Policy Briefs On A Subject Of Current Importance To The Region. VOA's Steve Norman Spoke With A-D-B's Senior Economist In The Pacific Department Christopher Edmonds.

Duration: 00:04:44


Q&A Movies / Kouguell / A Mongolian Couch - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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It Is Often Said That Travel Is Broadening. You Can See New People Places And Things. VOA's Entertainment Aficionado Ray Kouguell Tells Us About A Documentary That Looks At An Unusual Way How It Can Be Done.

Duration: 00:06:52


Q&A Beattie / Yang / China Pollution - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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China Says Coal-Fired Plants In Six Main Districts In Beijing Will Be Phased Out By 2020. The Announcement Monday By The City's Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau Is Aimed At Improving The Dismal Air Quality. Dail Yang Is A Political Science Professor At The University Of Chicago Beijing Office. He Spoke With Daybreak Asia's Victor Beattie.

Duration: 00:04:23


Q&A Mellman / Poch / Neou / Cambodia - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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Those Who Were Victimized By The Actions Of The Khmer Rouge In What Has Become To Be Known As The Killing Fields Of Cambodia Have Scattered Around The Globe. Daybreak Asia's Ira Mellman Spoke With Two Of Them. Reasey Poch, An Editor At VOA's Khmer Service And Sarem Neou, A Former Member Of That VOA Service Both Experienced It, In Very Different Ways. Poch Was A Child At The Time.

Duration: 00:06:13


Daybreak Asia - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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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.

Duration: 00:24:59


Top 20 Countdown - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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Every Thursday, host Ray McDonald surveys the Top 20 pop singles and albums in the U.S. as ranked by Billboard magazine.

Duration: 00:54:59


African Music Mix - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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On African Music Mix from N’dombolo to Benga to African Hip Hop, you’ll find the best mix of pan-African music by artists from East, West, North, South, and Central Africa, as well as the islands, drawing from VOA’s archive of over 15,000 African songs.

Duration: 02:59:59


International Edition - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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International Edition gives you 30 minutes of in-depth world news reported by VOA’s worldwide corps of correspondents - on the events people are talking about. Updated 10 times a day.

Duration: 00:29:58


Ray McDonald's Top 5 Countdown for Week Ending Aug. 16 - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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Ray counts down the 5 most popular songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Duration: 00:05:07


Straight Talk Africa [simulcast] - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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Host Shaka Ssali and his guests review the historic U.S.-African Leaders Summit. One on One Guest: Ambassador Linda Thomas- Greenfield, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Guests: Hermine G. Zossoungbo, Founder of African Immigrants and Amini Kajunju, President & CEO, Africa-America Institute via remote: New York, NY

Duration: 00:59:59


Co-author Tony Palumbi reads about horseshoe crabs from "The Extreme Life o

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Duration: 00:01:38


Africa News Tonight - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture. Music and the popular sports segment, Sonny Side of Sports, round out the show.

Duration: 00:30:00


Up Front - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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On this fresh, fast-paced show, co-hosts Jackson Mvunganyi, in the U.S., and Nadia Samie, in Africa, talk to teens and young adults about Politics,trends, lifestyles, health, entertainment, and other issues touching listeners’ lives [30 minutes].Check out the Upfront blog at www.upfrontafrica.com

Duration: 00:29:59


International Edition - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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International Edition gives you 30 minutes of in-depth world news reported by VOA’s worldwide corps of correspondents - on the events people are talking about. Updated 10 times a day.

Duration: 00:24:59


Sonny Side of Sports - August 13, 2014

8/13/2014
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VOA's Sonny Young brings you the latest sports news and trends as well as questions and comments from sports fans around Africa and the world.

Duration: 00:11:59

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