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ABC radio services boosted to Asia and Pacific

ABC radio services boosted to Asia and Pacific

Date -- 30 January 2001
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FUNDING BOOSTS ABC RADIO SERVICES TO ASIA AND PACIFIC


The international service of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Radio Australia, is boosting its services to Asia and the Pacific.

The move is designed to improve reception and increase coverage of news and sport.

>From today, Radio Australia short wave broadcasts will be expanded in English, Indonesian, Chinese, Khmer, Vietnamese and to the Pacific.

The expanded broadcasts follow an Australian government decision last August to provide additional transmission funding to Radio Australia.

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