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Foreign Volunteers in High Demand

Foreign Volunteers in High Demand

As an increasing tourism industry transforms Vietnam, some of these visitors are taking a more direct approach in propelling the country, and its people.

Several families living in rural areas of the country are unable to pay their children’s school fees, with foreign volunteers in high demand to help out and mentor local kids.

Suboi - Vietnam’s first female rapper

Vietnam’s First Female Rapper

Australia has Iggy Azalea, Vietnam has Subio, the country’s first female rapper. Suboi credits Eminem for helping her learn English and she makes her American debut this month. I had chance to have quick chat with Suboi (before the internet went down). This is her short story.

Foreign Volunteers in High Demand

Foreign Volunteers in High Demand

As an increasing tourism industry transforms Vietnam, some of these visitors are taking a more direct approach in propelling the country, and its people.

Several families living in rural areas of the country are unable to pay their children’s school fees, with foreign volunteers in high demand to help out and mentor local kids.

Silly Point

Silly Point

Hosts: Dennis Gibson and Lachlan Duffy

When: 5pm on Wednesdays

Dennis and Duffy take a light-hearted look at the week’s cricket action. Join them in their cardboard commentary box, discussing all the highlights and news from the week’s big games. This is the second season of Silly Point, with last year’s being a cracker.

Plurality

Plurality

Hosts: Timothy Swanston and Chloe Bennett

When: Tuesdays at 4pm.

What: Plurality is a variety show, comprising of latest news, case studies of current issues, interviews, spotlights on Brisbane, music , reviews, live interviews and all things relevant to University of Queensland students. Each week Plurality focusses on a particular issue.
Plurality talks to local artists, and brings them into the studio for live sets. Plurality gives a healthy dose of intellectual stimulation along with the best of Brisbane entertainment.

Plurality  - guest performer
Plurality – guest performer

The Story of Brisbane Community Radio

By Ashley Mackinnon.

Whether you’re young, old, conservative or alternative, it is likely there is a community radio station broadcasting programs for you! But without your support, these stations could soon die out.

Ashley Mackinnon has this insightful look at the struggle of community radio, and the devotion it inspires.