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CRI's Director General delivers 2018 New Year speech to overseas audiences

Wang Gengnian, Director General of China Radio International, delivers the 2018 New Year's speech to overseas audiences. Director-General of China Radio International (CRI), Wang Gengnian, extends his new year's greetings to overseas audiences via radio and the internet.

The ghostly radio station no one claims to run

It’s all thanks to “skywaves”. Higher frequency radio signals can only travel in a straight line, eventually becoming lost as they bump into obstacles or reach the horizon. But shortwave frequencies have an extra trick they can bounce off charged particles in the upper atmosphere, allowing them to....

A Dozen ‘Black Swan’ Events That Could Occur In 2018 – OpEd

5. The imposition of draconian social policies after the presidential election, including raising the retirement age and cutting other social benefits. 6. The outbreak of a war between the US and North Korea. 7. The failure of Russian athletes to be among the top ten teams at the South Korean Olympiad.

Panasonic El Works : to Deliver a Wide Range of Solutions and Equipment for Staging the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

Osaka, Japan - Panasonic Corporation, a TOP sponsor for the Olympic Games and Official Worldwide Paralympic Partner, announced today their full lineup of equipment and a wide range of solutions that the company will provide to support the staging of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games (Olympic Winter....

Panasonic El Works : to Launch Marketing Activities for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

Osaka, Japan - Panasonic Corporation, which supports the XXIII Olympic Winter Games (Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018) and XII Paralympic Winter Games (PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games), which will mainly be held in PyeongChang, Korea, as a TOP sponsor for the Olympic Games and Official....

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By Paul Goble A recent Levada Center survey found that 39 percent of Russians say they identify with the place where they were born and grew up, a figure exceeded only by the history of their country and more than twice the 17 percent who identify with the Russian state ( In an interview with the....

POSCO offers steel products for PyeongChang

POSCO's steel products have been used to construct facilities for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, according to the nation's largest steelmaker, Thursday. The company said the Media Residence, International Broadcasting Center (IBC) and Kwandong Hockey Center were built with....

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By Paul Goble In the late 1940s, Joseph Stalin formed the Anti-Zionist Committee of Soviet Society whose Jewish members advanced his thesis that “Zionism is fascism,” a claim the Soviet dictator felt would be especially credible or at least influential because of the crimes against humanity Jews had suffered under the Nazis.

Voot sets its sights on regional & premium ad-free content

MUMBAI: It’s time for Voot to woot because the 18-month old digital venture from the Viacom18 stable witnessed four fold the growth in video streaming in November. According to App Annie's November report, Voot is at third position with 7.5 billion minutes of total time spent. The top two slots were taken by Hotstar and Jio TV.

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Because most of the migrant laborers in Russia today are from Central Asia and thus of Muslim heritage if not always belief, Kozhenov’s statement strongly suggests that the Muslim share of the population of the Russian Federation is not in the single digits some have claimed but rather a about 25 percent of the total.

New voices for Pacific broadcasts

By Nic Maclellan in Melbourne The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is once again making changes that will affect broadcasting into the Pacific. From 22 January, ABC’s Radio Australia (RA) will introduce a new Pacific Mornings programme, between 6am to 10am.

Kazan Intellectuals Call For Creating An All-Russian Tatar Party – OpEd

By Paul Goble Given the Tatarstan government’s unwillingness to resist Moscow’s pressure and despite federal laws against ethnic and religious parties, several leading intellectuals of Tatarstan are calling for the creation of an All-Russian Tatar Party to mobilize Tatars within the republic and beyond its borders.

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Moreover, as many Russians knew, the five-pointed star had a long history as a Christian symbol, tracing its origins to the pre-Christian Pythagoreans but enshrined in Christian symbolism and even informing the works of perhaps the greatest Russian icon painter Andrey Rublov.

Recruiting Foreigners to Sing in Japanese in a Karaoke Contest

T he Fukuoka Shunsetsu Executive Committee is recruiting foreign participants for a karaoke contest at their Spring Festival on Feb. 25, 2018. Applicants must be over 18 years old and be able to sing Japanese songs, or naturalized citizens of Japan. The grand prize winner will win ¥100,000 cash and a luxurious gift.

A Substandard Discussion

There's a show called " The Opposite Direction " on the Al Jazeera news channel. For many of us who understand Arabic, this show is something good to watch when we need a good laugh. The presenter is a well-educated gentleman by the name of . It is obvious that he is well- read and always up-to-date Faisal Al-Qassem with current events.

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and Combining those figures which were compiled respectively by the Social Chamber and the Higher School of Economics and which because of the vagaries of registration must be treated with caution suggests that approximately 30 percent of the Russian NGOs that are actually in operation are receiving support from abroad.

Mickey Gurdus, Who Eavesdropped on the World, Dies at 73

Mickey Gurdus was always a good listener. For decades he commanded a battery of shortwave and FM radios, UHF and VHF receivers, tape recorders and other devices from a swivel chair in his Tel Aviv apartment, all to intercept and record foreign news broadcasts, secret satellite transmissions,....

Moscow’s Deployment Of Heavy Weapons In Belarus ‘A Step Toward War’ – OpEd

The Belarusian government has been consistent in resisting Moscow’s demand that it permit the Russian military to establish a permanent military base in Belarus, but now Moscow is doing the next best thing from its point of view, moving heavy weapons into Belarus on the basis of the Union State agreement between the two countries “for joint use.

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de facto independence, when Russian or Western analysts spoke about demographic problems in them, they focused almost entirely on the role of ethnic Russians and Russian speakers in their populations. But now, as that issue has faded – the ethnic Russian share of the populations has fallen as a....

Putin’s Announcement Of Candidacy Shows Need For Kremlinology Has Returned – OpEd

By Paul Goble The need for Kremlinology to understand what is going on in Moscow is increasingly important, Yakub Koreyba says, because “there are no politics in Russia in the classical understanding of term,” and consequently people must once again draw conclusions about what is going on from things like the ranking of figures on the mausoleum.

Mickey Gurdus, Who Eavesdropped on the World, Dies at 73

Mickey Gurdus was always a good listener. For decades he commanded a battery of shortwave and FM radios, UHF and VHF receivers, tape recorders and other devices from a swivel chair in his Tel Aviv apartment, all to intercept and record foreign news broadcasts, secret satellite transmissions,....

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By Paul Goble The Russian government claims that Russians have reduced their alcohol consumption by almost 30 percent over the last decade, but in fact, while they may be drinking less legal alcohol, they are increasingly turning to cheaper and more dangerous surrogates that are now killing more than 40,000 people a year.

Eight Reasons Why Finland Is Only Part Of Pre-1917 Empire Moscow Never Got Back In Whole Or In Part – OpEd

By Paul Goble This week, Finland marks the centenary of its independence from Russia, a date that is all the more impressive because it is the only country that broke away from the Russian Empire in 1917 and never was reabsorbed either temporarily or partially by Moscow thereafter.

Parlez vous français?

By Michael Gregson. France's new President Emmanuel Macron is an ambitious man and proud of his country's culture. So much so that, he aims to make French the world's first language. Speaking to students in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou last week, he said his native tongue would 'be the first language of Africa' and 'perhaps of the world.

Moscow Patriarchate’s Moves Deepen Splits Among Orthodox But Strengthen Russia’s Hand In Ukraine – OpEd

By Paul Goble The decision of the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church to allow the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate some greater flexibility and to begin talks with the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate have two serious consequences, Igor Kryuchkov says.

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Papiyev says that the actual number of Ukrainians in Ukraine is thus roughly half of what Kiev claims, and he suggests the major reasons for the difference is national pride – a country of 40 million is a bigger player than one of 20 – and corruption – officials who can get higher numbers accepted....

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thewharf Violinist Philippa Mo brings classical music to Bermondsey’s Shortwave Cafe Philippa Mo’s six-year-old self was initially drawn to the violin for its shape, not its sound....

But a biscuit factory in Bermondsey might be Philippa’s favourite stage yet. The 42-year-old has curated a series of six classical concerts at the building’s Sh...

Remote Sensing, Vol. 10, Pages 596: Feasibility of Estimating Cloudy-Sky Surface Longwave Net Radiation Using Satellite-Derived Surface Shortwave Net Radiation

Abstract Surface longwave net radiation (LWNR) is a vital component in the surface radiation budget. Major progress has been made in the estimations of clear-sk...

Vanuatu To Australia: Shortwave Radio Cut Will Cost Lives

Government sends formal submission to Australian senate stating how critical ABC services are during natural disasters. By Dan McGarry. PORT VILA, Vanuatu (Vanu...

Simon Bisson

Born on the Channel Island of Jersey, Simon moved to the UK to attend the University of Bath where he studied electrical and electronic engineering. Since then ...

Remote Sensing, Vol. 10, Pages 560: A General Approach to Enhance Short Wave Satellite Imagery by Removing Background Atmospheric Effects

Abstract Atmospheric interaction distorts the surface signal received by a space-borne instrument. Images derived from visible channels appear often too bright ...

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An important measure of this rapprochement is provided by the history of the first five meetings of the Free Russian Forum. In the first three, there was no spe...

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Their judgment came in a Current Time television program today hosted by Timur Olevsky ( Zolotaryev, deputy director of the Moscow Institute of the USA and Cana...

Is The Enemy Of My Enemy My Friend? Russians Hate Both Oligarchs And America – OpEd

On the one hand, Russian commentator Ivan Lapin says, they have every reason to hate the Americans more for attacking “our Russian people” and taking away their...

Paul Goble

is a longtime specialist on ethnic and religious questions in Eurasia. Most recently, he was director of research and publications at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic ...

US calls on IMF to do more to address unfair trade practices

By PAUL WISEMAN and MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writers. WASHINGTON Treasury Steven Mnuchin wants the International Monetary Fund to do more to address what...

The Latest: Mnuchin urges lending shift to poorer countries

WASHINGTON The Latest on the global finance meetings in Washington (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) is urging the...

US calls on IMF to do more to address unfair trade practices

By PAUL WISEMAN and MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writers. WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Steven Mnuchin wants the International Monetary Fund to do more to addres...

Syria: OPCW takes samples from alleged attack site in Douma

The international chemical weapons watchdog on Saturday said a team of inspectors had visited the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town ...

getreading Three bedroom riverside apartment in Windsor yours for 1.5 million The apartment on the bank of the Thames is a stones throw away from Windsor Castle and Eton College...

Three bedroom riverside apartment in Windsor yours for 1.5 million. The apartment on the bank of the Thames is a stones throw away from Windsor Castle and Eton ...

LETTERS: Real radio treat

There is a treat in store this coming Easter weekend for fans of radio as it should be in the UK. Radio Caroline North once again team up with Manx Radio, using...

Radio station Northsound to switch off analogue service

Originally Northsound, like other local radio stations, broadcast on both FM and medium wave - but in the 1990s it started to provide distinct services on each ...

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC Radio Lancashire will no longer broadcast programmes on 1557 kHz medium wave from January 15. Listeners who live around Lancaster, Morecambe and Arnside, an...

Pioneer pirate radio ship is live on Friday

RADIO Caroline makes a triumphant return to the airwaves this week with the blessing of the authorities which once banned it. On Friday, the pirate music statio...

Legendary station Radio Caroline returns to the airwaves

A legendary pirate radio station is back - and you can listen to it right now. Legendary Radio Caroline, founded in 1964, has finally made its return. It broadc...

Singer Princess Farida back with a new song

This was the second time Farida was touring the US. Her first time was in 2014, when she got an invitation from the popular American CBN (Christian Broadcasting...

The national face of Djalogu

May I share Henry Frendo’s thoughts on Mgr Charles Vella (The Sunday Times of Malta, March 25), who passed away recently leaving such a far-sighted legacy in re...

Chicago rock station WLUP to switch formats to Christian music Saturday under new owners

“We’re really excited about being able to get into the Chicagoland area,” Mike Novak, president and CEO of Educational Media Foundation, said Tuesday. “We’re ho...

Easter Celebration, Its Significance to Mankind

Easter is undoubtedly the foundation of Christianity and its significance is that of ultimate sacrifice. According to the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), ...

Obituary- Douglas Aitken, producer of religious programmes for BBC Scotland

Died: March 20, 2018. Scotland REV Douglas Aitken, who has died aged 84, was the mainstay of BBC Scotland's radio religious broadcasting department for nearly 2...

Josh Wilson Returns To Christian Radio With New Single “Dream Small,” Explains Story Behind Song

Josh WilsonCover for Josh Wilson's 2018 single "Dream Small." Singer-songwriter Josh Wilson is back on Christian radio with his new single, "Dream Small," which...

'March for Jesus' returns to downtown in September

QUINCY -- March for Jesus will return to downtown Quincy in the fall, hoping to build on the momentum of 2017. This year's interdenominational event is Sept. 29...

Christian extremist says gay people are a punishment for abortions

Linda Harvey, who claimed gay people are God’s way of ‘punishing’ humanity for allowing women to have abortions. A Christian radio host said gay people are God’...

RURA should crack the whip on unprofessional broadcasters

Editor, RE: “Media body calls for three-month suspension of Christian radio station for alleged hate speech” (The New Times, February 13). I think the issue of ...

Flooding a risk in PNG earthquake affected areas

Dammed-up rivers in Papua New Guinea earthquake-affected areas pose a big danger to people living downstream if they burst, according to the Mission Aviation Fe...

Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition

. Current: Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition. Christian TV producers Mark Bu...

Aqueduct in Israel is a connection to history

At my age, climbing to the top of an ancient aqueduct was a bit of a challenge. But once our team reached the top, it seemed we could see 2,000 years back in ti...

Emmanuel TV clocks 12 – Gambia News Online

Emmanuel TV, a Christian Television station founded on the 8th of March 2006 is celebrating its ten years of existence to day. The station belongs to the Synago...

Ted Cruz, Beto O’Rourke on path to easily win primaries,...

Cruz, in his first election since losing the Republican nomination for president, defeated Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson Jr., Houston energy attorney St...

New TV Channel On Verizon Excites Pastor Chris Oyakilome

Pastors Chris Oyakhilome and Benny Hinn are excited to present the new Christian television channel that will begin airing through Verizon today on March 1, 201...

Radio flaw exposes cities' emergency alert sirens to hackers

An attacker, with the right equipment, could activate vulnerable sirens "at least tens of miles away." (Image: supplied) A vulnerability in a popular emergency ...

Radio flaw exposes cities' emergency alert sirens to hackers

An attacker, with the right equipment, could activate vulnerable sirens "at least tens of miles away." (Image: supplied) A vulnerability in a popular emergency ...

Global Digital Radio Frequency Memory Market Research Analysis & Forecast 2017

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Global Digital Radio Frequency Memory (DRFM) Market Research Report, Insights, Opportunity, Analysi...

Global Digital Radio Frequency Memory Market Research Analysis & Forecast 2017

The "Global Digital Radio Frequency Memory (DRFM) Market Research Report, Insights, Opportunity, Analysis, Market Shares And Forecast 2017 - 2023" report has be...

Global Internet Radio Broadcasting Market Report, Analysis, Forecast

The report titled “ Radio Broadcasting Global Market Report 2018 Including: Radio Station; Radio Network Covering: iHeartMedia, Cumulus Media, Walt Disney, Siri...

GOtv pay bill number in Kenya

How will you find your suitable GOtv packages? GOtv Kenya is also known as the home of African television, and it is one of the leading digital TV service provi...

SC rejects objections by TRCSL to establish new digital TV

. A three member Supreme Court bench presided by Chief Justice Priyasath Dep, PC has turned down a Leave to Proceed application submitted to the Supreme Court b...

SC rejects application by TRCSL to establish new digital TV

. A three member Supreme Court bench presided by Chief Justice Priyasath Dep, PC has turned down a Leave to Proceed application submitted to the Supreme Court b...

Samburu households to benefit from free TV setboxes

Sixty households in Samburu which were locked out after the analogue to digital TV migration will soon receive free digital set-top boxes. The initiative dubbed...

Sollars Barn

stands in a very large garden in beautiful rural Herefordshire. It has been carefully converted to a high standard providing 4 star accommodation, fully central...

Recruitment in Telkom Kenya, Nairobi

Role Purpose: The incumbent will be responsible for business systems planning and business analysis. This is a key role in the overall execution of the Technolo...

Mobile giants turn to drones to save your cellphone service

Two of the country’s largest mobile phone companies are exploring using drones as flying mobile hot spots to provide phone and other services when cell towers a...

FG approves LPG extraction plant in Rivers

DEPARTMENT of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has given approval for the construction of the 12MMSCFD capacity liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG ) extraction plant at Ikur...

du Inspires Young Emiratis to Pursue Careers in ICT at the Ajman Career Fair

Dubai, UAE: , from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company , has announced its participation in the Ajman Career Fair among a lineup of other enterprises...

Skoda launches new Kodiaq model in UAE

Skoda, one of the world's oldest car manufacturers based in Czech Republic, has introduced its highly versatile addition to the mid-size SUV segment - the new S...

Saudi opens airspace for flights to Tel Aviv

Israeli media sources revealed that five international airlines have submitted requests to the Saudi authorities to open Saudi airspace for their flights to Tel...

International airlines to Saudi Arabia: Open your airspace for flights to Tel Aviv

Israeli media sources revealed that five international airlines have submitted requests to the Saudi authorities to open Saudi airspace for their flights to Tel...

International airlines to Saudi Arabia: Open your airspace for flights to Tel Aviv

Israeli media sources revealed that five international airlines have submitted requests to the Saudi authorities to open Saudi airspace for their flights to Tel...

Softgiving and Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) Reinvent Radio Fundraising with FinTech

One-day fundraising drive encouraged supporters to donate their change from everyday purchases; Raised $25,000 in pledges for pocket change in less than 24 hour...

Softgiving and Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) Reinvent Radio Fundraising with FinTech

One-day fundraising drive encouraged supporters to donate their change from everyday purchases; Raised $25,000 in pledges for pocket change in less than 24 hour...

Seniors Set Unofficial World Record

ELMHURST, IL —As Elmhurst College seniors getting ready to graduate in May, Jennifer Anthony and Emma Kaminski wanted to do something big to commemorate their t...

UMaine’s college radio station has been off-air for over a month

Regular broadcast listeners of WMEB 91.9 FM, the student-run radio station at the University of Maine, haven’t heard much of the station’s freeform variety of p...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

Feds shut down pirate radio station 'Big City' in Roxbury

Calling itself "Big City," a pirate radio station was shut down Monday after authorities warned the operators numerous times it was operating illegally and inte...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...