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VOA Asia presents the best and most interesting stories from our veteran reporters covering Asia. VOA Asia tells what U.S.-Asian relationships might mean in your daily life, and what Asians think about life in the United States.

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VOA Asia presents the best and most interesting stories from our veteran reporters covering Asia. VOA Asia tells what U.S.-Asian relationships might mean in your daily life, and what Asians think about life in the United States.

    VOA Asia - Tonga receives aid following big eruption - January 20, 2022

    VOA Asia - Tonga receives aid following big eruption - January 20, 2022

    Aid arrives in Tonga. A presidential COVID battle. Delivering vaccine to the needy. Turning back Asian textiles. The right to vote. Teaching trapeze. Jim Stevenson hosts VOA Asia.

    • 24 min
    VOA Asia - Getting aid to Tonga tsunami victims - January 19, 2022

    VOA Asia - Getting aid to Tonga tsunami victims - January 19, 2022

    Getting aid to Tonga. Assessing President Biden’s first year. Forecasting the global labor market. Hong Kong activist released. Studying Omicron’s severity. Turning cowbells into music. Chris Casquejo hosts VOA Asia.

    • 24 min
    VOA Asia - Russia to China gas pipeline planned - January 18, 2022

    VOA Asia - Russia to China gas pipeline planned - January 18, 2022

    Planned Russia-China gas pipeline. U.N. aid for Tonga. Why #VeryAsian went viral. Former Guantanamo Bay detainee speaks. Depression increases during COVID. Packing foam from shellfish. Chris Casquejo hosts VOA Asia.

    • 24 min
    VOA Asia - Desire for democracy lives - January 17, 2022

    VOA Asia - Desire for democracy lives - January 17, 2022

    Encouragement for democracy. Fighting back against COVID. Virus success and challenges Down Under. U.S. focus on Tibet. The business of Asian cuisine and fashion. New tech on display. Jim Stevenson hosts VOA Asia.

    • 24 min
    VOA Asia - Djokovic deported from Australia - January 16, 2022

    VOA Asia - Djokovic deported from Australia - January 16, 2022

    Double fault for Djokovic in Australia. U.N. emergency fund is deployed. A flurry of North Korea launches. Efforts to keep Russia out of Ukraine. Remembering a civil rights leader. Progress in space. Jim Stevenson hosts VOA Asia.

    • 24 min
    VOA Asia - COVID controversy Down Under - January 13, 2022

    VOA Asia - COVID controversy Down Under - January 13, 2022

    Djokavic in Aussi Limbo. More Sanctions on North Korea. China defends actions in South China Sea. Washington calls in the military to combat COVID. Fighting inflation in the United States. Pet therapy at the airports.

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