ON AIR: Students volunteer to record for the young people’s program in Lumpang, Thailand.n July 16, 2009, Adventist World Radiobegan airing programs in the Lao language to listeners in the country of Laos. “This is a historic occasion,” says AWR president Ben Schoun, “as this is the first Adventist media broadcast to the people of Laos in their own language. In addition, with our launch of Thai programs last fall in Thailand, we now have complete coverage of southeast Asia. We will soon add programs in Hmong, for listeners scattered throughout southern China and the northern areas of Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand.”
RADIO PERSONALITY: A live radio program in Lumpang, Thailand, with Mrs. Sompong, who is a well-known radio speaker; she was trained by AWR.In the northern province of Lumpang, a housewife named Pornsawan called and asked for “Treasure of Health” lessons. Later she came to visit the local church and introduced her friends to New Life Radio. One of her friends, Natchahathai, is a former devout Buddhist. A new Christian, Natchahathai was still looking for “better light.” She came to the Adventist church, where she learned about the true Sabbath and was moved by the Adventist health message.