All posts tagged Cantonese

CUSIB Joins Efforts to Free Gao Zhisheng, Defends VOA Broadcasts

A press release issued by the Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) defends Voice of America (VOA) broadcasts to China and Tibet to counter the lack of press freedom and massive abuses of human rights by the Chinese communist regime. …

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BBG bureaucracy versus strategy and national interests

BBG bureaucracy versus strategy and national interests defines proposed program cuts at Voice of America The bureaucratic executive staff at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and its

Obama, Clinton, Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi congratulate VOA on 70th anniversary amid severe cuts

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Chinese News Makes Inroads in U.S. by Helle Dale, Heritage Foundation

Dr. Helle Dale of the Heritage Foundation observed that while the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) constantly eliminates Voice of America overseas broadcasts -- the latest to

BBG Ready to Drop the Ax on Cantonese and Tibetan Services by CUSIB’s Ann Noonan in National Review

This article by the Committee for U.S. international Broadcasting (CUSIB) Executive Director Ann Noonan was published in National Review. We republish it from CUSIB's

BBG claims surrogate broadcasters can do Voice of America’s job

In a response for a RadioWorld article, "Advocacy Group Objects to BBG Cuts," a spokesperson for the Broadcasting Board

Linguistic Peking Duck Soup at Broadcasting Board of Governors

The Broadcasting Board of Governors has unveiled its budget proposal for FY2013 which calls for eliminating Voice of America radio, television and Internet programs in Cantonese, ending

Truth – peace loving Buddhist Tibetans deserve no less from the USA

This comment from Joseph Buday, a former Voice of America English Newsroom editor and manager, was made in response to a

Beijing and Obama Administration restrict Cantonese broadcasts

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), a federal agency which runs the Voice of America broadcasts and other U.S. government-funded news and information programs for overseas audiences,

Human rights groups appeal to Congress to save broadcasts to China, Tibet and other nations without free media

[caption id="attachment_13368" align="aligncenter" width="479" caption="Sign a Petition - Save Voice of America Radio To Tibet - Click on the Image to Sign."][/caption]This announcement was first published by

Demoralized Voice of America — Georgian Service

"The Georgian Service of the Voice of America is demoralized," a VOA staffer wrote to BBG Watch. It is one of many VOA English and language services

Tibetan monks listen secretly to Voice of America radio soon to be silenced by BBG

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"The [Buddhist] monks [in Tibet] listen secretly to

Trouble at PNN – Voice of America to Iran – BBG blamed

Several recent media reports point to serious problems at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), its Voice of America (VOA) broadcasts to Iran and VOA Russian website.

Cantonese speakers face moves against their language from Chinese and American officials

[caption id="attachment_12085" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption="Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Chair of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, at VOA Chinese 70th Birthday Reception on Capitol Hill. BBG members failed to

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