Category Archives: Business

Startup Brews Change for Lebanon’s Special Needs Workers

ZALKA, LEBANON Farah Ballout’s big, infectious smile is the first thing that greets you at her workplace, a cafe in Lebanon with a mission to do more than just brew…

Cambodian Journalist Sees Media Situation Deteriorating

PHNOM PENH Cambodian journalist Aun Pheap used to be a dedicated reporter. He would chase stories for The Cambodia Daily, a local independent paper, and write articles that government officials,…

China Plastic Waste Ban Throws Global Recycling into Chaos

JENJAROM, MALAYSIA From grubby packaging engulfing small Southeast Asian communities to waste piling up in plants from the US to Australia, China’s ban on accepting the world’s used plastic has…

FC Bayern Opens 1st African Soccer School in Ethiopia

WASHINGTON German champion football club Bayern Munich has signed an agreement to open its first soccer school in Africa, locating it in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.FC Bayern Munich told VOA’s Horn…

Men Still Have an Edge in Communist Vietnam’s Gender-Equal System

HO CHI MINH CITY If a basic tenet of communism is equality, including based on gender, then from some points of view the Socialist Republic of Vietnam would seem to…

As Many as 1,200 Uyghur Detainees Held in Gansu Prison After Secret Transfer From Xinjiang

Why Cryptocurrency Is Gaining in Philippines Despite 2018 Bitcoin CrashTAIPEI Cryptocurrency exchanges are growing in the Philippines, despite a downturn last year in the value of the virtual currencies, due…

“Pol.Gen. Adul” Congratulates Khao Sod Newspaper on 28th Anniversary

On April 9, 2019, at 14.00 hours, Labour Minister H.E. Police General Adul Sangsingkeo congratulated Khao Sod Newspaper on its 28th anniversary and start of its 29th year, with a…

Australian Election to Be Fought on Refugees, Economy

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA Australia’s prime minister on Thursday called a May 18 election that will be fought on issues including climate change, asylum seekers and economic management. We live in the…