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    • At Typhoon’s Eye in Philippines, Whipping Debris and Fervent Prayers

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    APARRI, Philippines — A day after Typhoon Mangkhut tore through the Philippines, officials began to discover that the human toll from the storm was worse than they had thought.

    "At Typhoon’s Eye in Philippines, Whipping Debris and Fervent Prayers" is from the September 16, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Earthquake and Tsunami Kill Hundreds in Indonesia

    • By: Hannah Beech, Muktita Suhartono, Richard C. Paddock
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    BANGKOK — As Batik Air Flight 6231 readied for takeoff, the ground began to violently shake in Palu, a city on the eastern Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

    "Earthquake and Tsunami Kill Hundreds in Indonesia" is from the September 29, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech, Muktita Suhartono and Richard C. Paddock and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Wife of Malaysia’s Ex-Prime Minister, Known for Moneyed Lifestyle, Is Arrested

    • By: Hannah Beech, Austin Ramzy
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Her collection of designer handbags rivaled the shoe fetish of Imelda Marcos. Her jewelry was so ostentatious that one piece, a $27.3 million pink diamond pendant and necklace, earned a mention in a U.S. Department of Justice complaint on rampant corruption in Malaysia.

    "Wife of Malaysia’s Ex-Prime Minister, Known for Moneyed Lifestyle, Is Arrested" is from the October 03, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Austin Ramzy and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Will the Rohingya Ever Return Home?

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    A senior Cabinet minister and army general from Myanmar arrived in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Thursday to discuss a trouble-plagued scheme to repatriate Rohingya Muslims who fled military assaults and now are in camps in Bangladesh.

    "Will the Rohingya Ever Return Home?" is from the February 15, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Dozens Swept Away in Myanmar Landslide While Hunting for Jade

    • By: Hannah Beech, Saw Nang
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Every year, as the monsoons deluge northern Myanmar, the jade mountains turn into a cemetery.

    "Dozens Swept Away in Myanmar Landslide While Hunting for Jade" is from the July 17, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Saw Nang and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Behind a Roadside Hit in Malaysia, Israeli-Palestinian Intrigue

    • By: Hannah Beech, Ronen Bergman
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Fadi al-Batsh, a well-liked electrical engineering lecturer and devout family man, always had a smile for his friends and students in the seven years since he moved to Malaysia from his native Gaza.

    "Behind a Roadside Hit in Malaysia, Israeli-Palestinian Intrigue" is from the April 26, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Ronen Bergman and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Najib, Malaysia’s Ex-Prime Minister, Is Arrested Amid Corruption Inquiry

    • By: Hannah Beech, Austin Ramzy
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Najib Razak, the former prime minister of Malaysia who was ousted in an election two months ago, was arrested by anti-corruption officials Tuesday amid an investigation involving billions of dollars diverted from a state investment fund.

    "Najib, Malaysia’s Ex-Prime Minister, Is Arrested Amid Corruption Inquiry" is from the July 03, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Austin Ramzy and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • 11-Year-Old Bride of Malaysian Man Is Returned to Thailand

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    BANGKOK — An 11-year-old bride to a Malaysian man 30 years her senior has returned to her native Thailand, where she is under the care of the local social welfare department.

    "11-Year-Old Bride of Malaysian Man Is Returned to Thailand" is from the August 16, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Ex-Leader of Thailand Is Sentenced to 5 Years

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    When the Supreme Court of Thailand convicted former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of negligence and handed her a five-year prison sentence Wednesday, she was nowhere near the courthouse in Bangkok.

    "Ex-Leader of Thailand Is Sentenced to 5 Years" is from the September 28, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Reuters Reporters Are Charged in Myanmar With Obtaining State Secrets

    • By: Hannah Beech, Saw Nang
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Two journalists for the Reuters news agency were formally charged in Myanmar with obtaining state secrets, prosecutors said Wednesday, in a case seen as a key test of the country’s nascent political freedoms.

    "Reuters Reporters Are Charged in Myanmar With Obtaining State Secrets" is from the January 10, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Saw Nang and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Cambodia Votes for a Leader, With the Result Predetermined by One

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    TRAPAING CHOUR, Cambodia — Prime Minister Hun Sen, the only leader that two-thirds of Cambodians have ever known, is not prone to leaving things to chance.

    "Cambodia Votes for a Leader, With the Result Predetermined by One" is from the July 29, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • The New Yorker, October 2nd 2017 (Jia Tolentino, Hannah Beech, Peter Schjeldahl)

    • By: Jia Tolentino, Hannah Beech, Peter Schjeldahl
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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    In this issue: "Madmen Theories" by Steve Coll; "Fallen Idol" by Hannah Beech; "A Woman's Work" by Jia Tolentino; "Beyond Beauty" by Peter Schjeldahl; "Spoken For" by Dan Chiasson; and "Unreliable Histories" by Anthony Lane.

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    • U.S. Aircraft Carrier Arrives in Vietnam, With a Message for China

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    For the first time since the end of the Vietnam War, a U.S. aircraft carrier made a port call in Vietnam on Monday, signaling how China’s rise is bringing together former foes in a significant shift in the region’s geopolitical landscape.

    "U.S. Aircraft Carrier Arrives in Vietnam, With a Message for China" is from the March 05, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • ‘It Is All Gone,’ Say Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 11 mins
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    They stumble down muddy ravines and flooded creeks through miles of hills and jungle in Bangladesh, and thousands more come each day, in a line stretching to the monsoon-darkened horizon.

    "‘It Is All Gone,’ Say Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar" is from the September 02, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • U.S. Adviser Rebukes Suu Kyi: ‘I Don’t Want to Be Part of a Whitewash’

    • By: Hannah Beech and Rick Gladstone
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Delivering an unusual public rebuke, former Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico resigned Wednesday from a Myanmar advisory board on the Rohingya crisis, calling it a pro-government “cheerleading squad” and chastising the country’s civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, whom he has long considered a friend.

    "U.S. Adviser Rebukes Suu Kyi: ‘I Don’t Want to Be Part of a Whitewash’" is from the January 25, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Rick Gladstone and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Myanmar Threatens to Wipe Rohingya From Memory

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    A long-persecuted Muslim minority concentrated in Myanmar’s western state of Rakhine, the Rohingya have been deemed dangerous interlopers from neighboring Bangladesh. Today, they are mostly stateless, their very identity denied by the Buddhist-majority Myanmar state.

    "Myanmar Threatens to Wipe Rohingya From Memory" is from the December 02, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • As Malaysia Moves to Ban ‘Fake News,’ Worries About Who Decides the Truth

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — In highway billboards and radio announcements, the government of Malaysia is warning of a new enemy: “fake news.”

    "As Malaysia Moves to Ban ‘Fake News,’ Worries About Who Decides the Truth" is from the April 02, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Deported, and Sticking Out: ‘This Ain’t Home. America’s My Home.’

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — It was fish for breakfast and fish for lunch and fish for dinner.

    "Deported, and Sticking Out: ‘This Ain’t Home. America’s My Home.’" is from the March 11, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Philippine Ferry Capsizes, but Vast Majority of Passengers Are Saved

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 2 mins
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    At least four people died when a ferry capsized in the Philippines on Thursday morning, renewing concerns about maritime safety in the archipelagic nation. By evening, 240 of the 251 people who were aboard the vessel, the Mercraft 3, had been rescued, according to the Philippine Office of Civil Defense. Seven people were still unaccounted for.

    "Philippine Ferry Capsizes, but Vast Majority of Passengers Are Saved" is from the December 21, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Naval Vessels, Shadowy by Intent, Are Hard for Commercial Ships to Spot

    • By: Keith Bradsher, Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The tropical sky off Singapore was utterly dark when an oil tanker plowed into the side of the U.S. destroyer USS John S. McCain before dawn Monday — but the moonless night may have been only one of the reasons the tanker’s crew may have had trouble seeing a warship in their path.

    "Naval Vessels, Shadowy by Intent, Are Hard for Commercial Ships to Spot" is from the August 25, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Keith Bradsher and Hannah Beech and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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