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Dateline Pacific

A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news. RNZI's flagship programme - linking the Pacific with New Zealand and the world - and broadcast by the BBC Pacific Service, the World Radio Network and Radio New Zealand National.

Proposed restoration of ABC shortwave for NT welcome news

Advocates for the restoration of ABC shortwave services to the Pacific say the Federal Labour party's proposal to restore the service to the Northern Territory could bode well for the region. The party announced this week that if elected it will provide the ABC with just under $US1.

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 21 November 2018

Renewed hope for a revival of Australia's shortwave service; Despite rapid growth in the number of Pacific health workers more are needed; Frank Bainimarama's FijiFirst party is facing a stronger and more experienced opposition as it prepares for another four years in power; The Asia-Pacific leaders....

How push for sustained relevant info has gathered momentum

The succession of international commemorations relating to, or about access to information in the past few months may be coincidental, but it injected the much needed momentum. It underscored the important role timely and relevant information plays in our lives, and the role of the media in its delivery.

The Confab lights up Terra Kulture stage 11 mins ago Arts

Next week, a stage play that explores man’s nature as a political being and his varying interests will be performed at Terra Kulture Theatre Arena, Victoria Island, Lagos. Titled The Confab, it is directed by Nwando Alayande. The Confab is a satire about Nigeria. It is fused with comedy and witty dialogue.

Hungary’s Jobbik Party Could Turn Out To Be Moscow’s Worst Enemy – OpEd

That interest is something that the Kremlin has ignored, pleased as it is by Hungarian nationalist interest in making claims against Ukraine and opposing European sanctions against Russia for its aggression there. But the Kremlin may be about to be reminded that Hungarians have interests which are....

The Voice of Greece renewed program starts Mon, Nov. 12

The new program of the VOICE OF GREECE, ERT’s radio station addressed to the Greeks of the Diaspora, starts airing on Monday, November the 12th. With special broadcasts focused on the news of the Greeks of the Diaspora, which are now the major part of the program, the VOICE OF GREECE opens its....

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Nezavisimaya gazeta. The recent wave of violent acts by young Russians has prompted the FSB head to shift his focus from the actions of those inspired or recruited by Islamist radicals abroad to acts by young Russians who have never left the country or attached themselves to any particular ideology,....

In Russia, Clash Of Generations Replacing Clash Of Civilizations – OpEd

Nezavisimaya gazeta. The recent wave of violent acts by young Russians has prompted the FSB head to shift his focus from the actions of those inspired or recruited by Islamist radicals abroad to acts by young Russians who have never left the country or attached themselves to any particular ideology,....

Filipino docus reap honors abroad

RECEIVING the awards for Philippines and GMA Network were “Reel Time” program manager Nowell Cuanang, “Philippine Seas” program manager Lee Joseph Castel and executive producer Ian Simbulan. GMA Network brings home honors for the Philippines anew after Atom Araullo’s Philippine Seas won at the....

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Every child should have access to play. Be it disaster or disease, children are exposed to different situations where they become vulnerable, and they... Heart-wrenching commercials are his claim to fame. And TV and movie director Joel Ruiz is at it again, albeit on a bigger, commercial screen. One.

‘Listen to how the world sounds’: a week of world class radio in Malta

Sunday saw the International Radio Festival (IRF) draw to a close in Valletta, and a cumulative 100 million listeners worldwide tuning into the weeklong event, all ears have been on Malta for the spectacular affair. The International Radio Festival saw over 30 radio stations from all corners of the....

What it would cost Calgary to bid on and host the 2026 Winter Olympics

Where is the $2.875 billion in public money coming from? Three levels of government — federal, provincial and municipal — have pledged to contribute to a Calgary bid if it goes forward. READ MORE: Federal government to commit up to $1.75B to Calgary Olympic bid Government of Canada: $1.

Living Planet: Environment stories from around the world

Living Planet is also broadcast around the world — find a listing of key radio partners As our impacts on the Earth increase, they are also increasingly affecting people and ecosystems — making even more pressing the need for balanced environmental reporting.

Red Flag Warning until 7 AM Friday and Wind Advisory until 10 PM this evening

High amplitude upper ridging in EPAC with short wave trough digging along leading edge of ridge through NorCal. Surface high extends from EPAC through PacNW into Great Basin. Surface pressure gradient is trending up and is over 4 mb from KRDD-KSAC, over 8 mb from KRDD-KMFR, and nearly 9mb from KSFO-KRNO.

NHK WORLD-JAPAN Launches in Salt Lake City TV Market via Partnership with KUEN, a service of the Utah Education Network

KUEN Joins U.S. Public Broadcasters Distributing Japanese. Lifestyle and News Programming in English to U.S. Markets. SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NHK WORLD-JAPAN, Japan’s global 24-hour, English-language television channel, is now available to cable and over-the-air viewers in....

NHK WORLD-JAPAN Launches in Salt Lake City TV Market via Partnership with KUEN, a service of the Utah Education Network

KUEN Joins U.S. Public Broadcasters Distributing Japanese Lifestyle and News Programming in English to U.S. Markets. SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NHK WORLD-JAPAN, Japan’s global 24-hour, English-language television channel, is now available to cable and over-the-air viewers in....

Interview with International Radio Festival Director, Darryl von Daniken

Last week saw a fascinating weeklong event in Malta, the first of its kind, The International Radio Festival (IRF). The event kicked off at the historic Fort St Elmo in Valletta, from the 29th-4 th November. Now in its 8th year, this international broadcasting event represents the first and only....

ABS-CBN News report on Marawi siege bags International Broadcast award

MANILA - An ABS-CBN News report about the Marawi siege won the 2018 Association of International Broadcast Awards in the interactive category. The 9-part special report " Stories from under the rubble: Inside the battle of Marawi " bested other media outfits like BBC World Service, Radio New Zealand, Russia Today, and Radio Free Europe.

Kremlin Doesn’t Believe Putin And Regime Are Less Popular Than They Were – OpEd

If those around Putin do conclude that there has been a decline, the Russian analyst says, they may artificially seek to boost in via media campaigns or alternatively they may tighten the screws still further, eliminating the last remnants of any real competition in the political system ( The....

How Congress Can Take Back Foreign Policy

On January 3, 2019, U.S. President Donald Trump will face a new reality: a chamber of Congress controlled by the opposition party . Confronting a hostile Democratic House of Representatives will be a rude awakening for a president who chafes at any limits on his authority.

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That conclusion is suggested by Serhii Pelesa, the host of a program on the Belsat news agency directed at Belarus but based in Poland; and it means that the West can only push Lukashenka so far on human rights lest it risk a Russian intervention that would lead to an even worse situation ( That....

Believe in what you do, Sputnik exec tells foreign journos

Photo from sputniknews.com. MOSCOW -- It does not matter whether journalists works for state-run media or private media, what matters is that journalists are honest with themselves and believe in the importance of what they do. This was the point raised by Anton Anisimov, Head of International....

FG’s information agencies groan under poor funding

They are the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Voice of Nigeria (VON), Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), and News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The proposed budget for NOA in 2018 was N6.56 billion, NTA (N6.90 billion), FRCN (N8.07 billion), NAN (N1.62 billion), and VON (N3.

More Fallout From Ukrainian Autocephaly: Russians Learn Orthodox Hierarchs Were KGB Officers – OpEd

Now, however, as a result of the increasingly angry public discussion in Russia about the grant of autocephaly to the Ukrainian Orthodox, some Russian commentators are making reference to this history, most prominently film director Nikita Mikhalkov on Russia 24 two days ago ( In an effort to....

'Legend' retires after 40 years with CBC North's Cree unit

It was the early 1970s when a Cree-language newscast blasting out of a radio in her mom's kitchen in northern Quebec captured Emma Saganash's imagination. "I thought it was so, so neat," said Saganash, who was 15 or 16 at the time and was visiting her mother in Chapais, Que., on summer break from residential school.

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Which Climates Are Best for Passive Cooling Technologies?

A group of University of California­, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of the thermal balance of power plants and surfaces, like hel...

Which climates are best for passive cooling technologies?

Credit: Carlos Coimbra. WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2019 -- A group of University of California, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of ...

Certain climates are better suited for passive cooling technologies

have investigated the role that cloud cover and relative humidity play when surfaces such as solar panels are exposed to shortwave and longwave radiation. To id...

Summer Heat & Storms to End the Weekend

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - We’ll wake up rain-free on Sunday morning, but a bit of shortwave energy could bring us a few scattered afternoon/evening thunderstorm...

Breezy northerly winds and increasing fire weather concerns next week

June 14, 2019 – Cooling trend into Saturday, but more hot weather returns early next week. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be possible over hi...

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Spectators from 140 countries to watch sports battles

Spectators from more than 140 countries will watch sports battles of the Second European Games. The broadcast of the competitions will be provided by the Intern...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

Sponsored Video: Opportunities for third US gateway expanding, Gulf Winds reports

Sponsored: Patrick Maher, executive vice president of trucking and logistics company Gulf Winds International, was interviewed at the 2019 JOC Gulf Shipping Con...

Myanmar puts down ICC's demand for full investigation on Rohingyas

Yangoon: Myanmar's military on Thursday rejected an International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor's call for a full investigation into alleged crimes against Ro...

One DUI Arrest Made at Sobriety Checkpoint in Millcreek Township

One DUI arrest was made during a DUI sobriety checkpoint Friday in Millcreek Township, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. The checkpoint ...

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US gets no commitment from NATO for help on Iran threat

BRUSSELS (AP) " NATO allies gave the U.S. no firm commitments that they will participate in a global effort to secure international waterways against threats fr...