Thailand launches new Yawi language TV, radio station

January 05, 2013
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YALA, Thailand -- A television and radio station in the Malayu (Yawi) language began broadcasting in the deep southern province of Yala on Thursday (January 3rd), local media reported.

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    According to The Nation, the station "Voice of the People" was jointly founded by the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Centre (SBPAC), relevant government agencies and civic groups.

    The Yawi-language television is on air for half an hour every evening from 8 to 8.30pm via Cband satellite, while the 24hour radio programme is available on a FM channel, the Thai News Agency reported, adding the public is encouraged to help create content.

    Yawi programming was already available on state-owned TV Channel 11, as well as the army-run Channel 5.

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