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Voice of America

The internationally broadcast radio and television service of the United States federal government. It is broadcast in 44 languages and attempts to portray the U.S. positively. It began in 1942 following the United States' entry into World War II. It was later used during the Cold War to promote America behind the Iron Curtain.
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The design of the tower was conceived from the inside out, taking cues from the hotel room guest floors," said Brian McFarland, a principal of VOA and the lead architectural designer on the hotel.
As a room full of staff from VOAs South and Central Asia Division watched, Acting VOA Director Kelu Chao and VOA Urdu Service Chief Faiz Rehman presented each of the sixteen students with a plaque to commemorate their visit.
However, VOA is only applicable for visitors to Vietnam by air only.
The guidance states: "The VOA gives every house, flat or other domestic property a council tax band so that your local council is able to collect the correct amount of council tax.
They tend to blame the VOA for delays with your claim.
By automating time-consuming manual processes and underwriting reviews, ACCOUNTCHEK - and now Veri-Tax's VOA - will help lenders meet the new compliance rules coming next year.
Similarly, China Daily, a state-run newspaper, published an article expressing also suggesting the VOA was influencing the wave of self-immolations.
Changing this model by privatizing VOA and undermining the independence and specialization of the surrogate broadcasters would be bad for both public diplomacy and journalism on behalf of the United States in support of democratic change abroad.
A VOA spokesman said it was dealing with several proposals to alter the rating for shops in the L4 postal district, including County Road.
VOA and its affiliates have long been supporting anti-Islamic Republic groups and sought to provoke unrests in Iran.
Any comparison of VOA programming to the genocidal broadcasts of Rwanda's Radio Mille Collines is incorrect and unfortunate," it said.
The VOA is also considering similar concessions for traders in Southport town centre, where some traders are hoping for a 10% rate cut.