Friday, September 20, 2013
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A Prairie Home Campanion
Sunday 22nd September: A Prairie Home Companion
This week on A Prairie Home Companion from The Fitzgerald Theatre in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota, join Garrison Keillor with special guests, acoustic groove masters Väsen, minimal Motown singers (and drummer) Chic Gamine, and mandolin madman Chris Thile. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest news from Lake Wobegon.
In Europe: Sun 1100 BST / 1200 CEST
Saturday 21st September: Asia Calling
Asia Calling is a weekly current affairs programme produced in Jakarta by Indonesia’s only independent radio network KBR68H.
In the programme this week: Pakistan's factory fire victims remembered; Indonesia's Papua province has the highest rate of HIV/Aids across the archipelago; South Korea debates green and nuclear energy; despite reforms, Burma sends activist to jail; and China's growing hunger for imported seafood.
In Europe: Sat 1500 BST / 1600 CEST
In North America: Sat 1100 EDT / 0800 PDT
In Africa & the Middle East: Sat 0600 UTC / 0800 CAT
In Asia & the Pacific: Sat 0600 UTC / 1600 AEST
Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd September: Radio Guangdong
Radio Guangdong, established in October 1949, is a leading radio group in south China. Radio Guangdong programmes cover political, economic, social and cultural issues; programmes about Guangdong, programmes about Guangdong people and programmes linking Guangdong with the world.
In the program this week: The Chinese invasion of English. The Wall Street Journal recently used the Chinglish word "dama" - a colloquial Chinese term which refers to middle-aged women; an American Travel magazine survey listed Guangzhou and Shenzhen on the world's twenty least friendly cities; and the government's "anti-extravagance campaign" to ban gift-giving as a form of bribery during the mid-Autumn festival. In other news, the debut of "Full Moon Insurance" and a Chinese space probe is set to land on the moon.
In Europe: Sat 2030 BST / 2130 CEST
In North America: Sat 2130 EDT / 1830 PDT
In Africa & the Middle East: Sat 1630 UTC / 1830 CAT
In Asia & the Pacific: Sun 2200 UTC / Mon 0800 AEST
Radio New International
Saturday 21st September: Radio New Zealand International Dateline Pacific
RNZI is New Zealand's only shortwave station, broadcasting to the Island nations of the Pacific. Its broadcasts range from Papua New Guinea in the west across to French Polynesia in the east, covering all South Pacific countries in between.
In the program this week: Shock in American Samoa after a bus carrying a school volleyball team is attacked; AidWatch critical of the Australian government's decision to reintegrate AusAid into the Department of Foreign Affairs; people around the Pacific are being urged to reflect on the situations within their communities on the International Day of Peace; Papua New Guinea's former Prime Minister Sir Michael Somare sounds a note of caution over the government takeover of the Ok Tedi mine; Guadalcanal premier replacing executive after resignations; and a Marshall Islands politician is unhappy with John Key nuclear response.
In Europe: Sat 1800 BST / 1900 CEST
In North America: Sat 1000 EDT / 0700 PDT
Click here to listen to the program when available
Fresh Air Weekend
Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd September: NPR Fresh Air Weekend
Fresh Air Weekend with Terry Gross, the Peabody Award-winning magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs.
In the program this week: Journalist Barton Gellman recounts how he began corresponding with whistle-blower Edward Snowden; a new documentary looks at Billie Jean King's legacy as both a tennis champion and the leader of a female player uprising; and Jonathan Lethem's new novel was inspired by his own family story.
Click here to listen to the program.
In Europe: Sat 1100 BST / 1200 CEST
In Africa and the Middle East: Sun 1300 UTC / 1500 CAT
In Asia and the Pacific: Sun 1300 UTC / Sun 2300 AEST
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