ຄັ້ງນຶ່ງ ມຽນມາເຄີຍຖືກຖືວ່າ ເປັນປະເທດທີ່ມີມະຫາ ວິທະຍາໄລທີ່ດີທີ່ສຸດ ຢູ່ໃນຂົງເຂດເອເຊຍຕາເວັນ ອອກ. ແຕ່ການບໍລິຫານປະເທດຢ່າງບໍ່ຖືກຕ້ອງເປັນເວລາຫຼາຍຟ້າຫຼາຍປີ ແລະການຍຶດເອົາທຸກຢ່າງໄປ ເປັນຂອງຊາດ ທີ່ໄດ້ສ້າງຄວາມຫາຍະນະນັ້ນ ໄດ້ເຮັດ ໃຫ້ລະບົບການສຶກສາໃນມຽນມາ ຕົກຢູ່ໃນສະພາບຊຸດ ໂຊມຢ່າງໜັກ ຈົນເຖິງຂັ້ນທີ່ພວກນັກຮຽນ ທີ່ມີພາຫາ ນະ ຕ້ອງໄດ້ພາກັນໜີໄປຮຽນຕໍ່ຢູ່ຕ່າງປະເທດ.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry leaves Sunday for Europe and the Middle East -- his first trip abroad as America's top diplomat. And as VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports, conflict in Syria tops Mr. Kerry's agenda.
Corruption drains badly-needed funds from many nations -- and creates a climate where the rule of law is not respected. A global anti-corruption watchdog group has recently put out a list of countries where various forms of corruption take huge sums of money out of their economies, and, ultimately, from the hands of the people. VOA’s Jeffrey Young has details
A U.S. cyber security company says Chinese hackers, backed by the Beijing government, are trying to steal information -- in a sophisticated campaign of cyber attacks against American businesses and the government. VOA's Carla Babb has more from Washington.
While a U.S. computer security company links China’s government to scores of cyber attacks in the United States, there are fears in Washington that the U.S. risks losing a cyber-war. Analysts say computer hackers are attacking more often, in more sophisticated ways. President Obama has ordered government agencies to share information about cyber-threats with private companies, and Congress is considering new laws to increase protection for vulnerable firms. VOA’s Kate Pound Dawson has this report from producer Jim Randle in Washington.
A YouTube dance phenomenon called the Harlem Shake is drawing a huge Internet audience in the United States and abroad. In the past two weeks, thousands of people have posted short videos of themselves and their friends doing moves to a previously little-known electronic track by a New York DJ. Most of the videos follow a basic formula that has been easy to replicate for fans around the world, including in Washington, as VOA's Michael Lipin found out.
Six batteries of U.S. made, but NATO-backed, missile defense systems have been set up in southeastern Turkey to protect against aerial attacks from war-torn Syria. VOA's Scott Bobb visited one installation near the city of Gaziantep and has this report.
Thousands of opposition supporters in Bahrain jammed a major highway leading to the capital Friday, as clashes broke out for a second day in rallies marking the second anniversary of the uprising against the country's Sunni rulers. Carla Babb reports from Washington.