Current and Past Activities

The use of virtual studio and virtual studio implantation technology is bringing a new visual experience for the TV audience, and providing new thinking and creative new tools for television producers.  

VR Pre-summit workshop in Qingdao

They are applications of the virtual reality technology and are becoming a new trend in the broadcast industry in Asia Pacific, Mr Huang Lei, Product Manager

"Soap Opera: From the Idea to the Production" is the second regional workshop of the third year training programmes dedicated to TV content, formats and visual dynamics supported by the French Government and AIBD. From November 14 to 17, 2011 in Manila, Philippines, the local TV channel GMA hosted the workshop, which included participants from Media Prima (Malaysia), SCTV (Indonesia) and GMA.



Amidst snowing the Sub-Regional Workshop on Media and Good Governance started on Tuesday 8th November 2011 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Twenty participants are taking part in the workshop.

Mr Karomatullo Olimov, Chairman of the Tajikistan National Commission for UNESCO opened the workshop. In his speech he said, “We would like to give a special focus to the transparency of…

17 senior managers have attended the four-day regional workshop on Broadcast Management in Kuala Lumpur, organized and hosted by AIBD, and supported by ABU, FES, ER and MSF.


The participants are from the Radio & Television Broadcasting organizations from 11 countries including Bangladesh, Maldives, Malaysia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand and Vietnam.

Typhoon 'Hato' and typhoon 'Mangkhut' that hit Macao in 2017 and 2018 respectively have prompted the government agency of Macao S.A.R. to create many 'First Things' to cope with the natural disasters related to Climate Change.

Ms Kam Chit Soi, Superintendent of Police Affairs Liaison & Public Relations Division, Unitary Police Service, Macao S.A.R. said the Civil Defense Structure & Information Dissemination System was put in place to address the calamities and prevent serious…


Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) organised a 5-day regional workshop on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 03 to 07 December 2018.

The workshop was specifically designed for broadcast…

The AIBD/Hoso Bunka Foundation (HBF) Regional Workshop on New Approaches to Gender Issues through Broadcasting was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 11 December to 15 December 2018. 

AIBD/HBF Regional Workshop

16 participants from broadcasting organizations in Bhutan, India,…

17 participants from 13 countries across the Asia Pacific region converged in Beijing from 10 till 19 October 2018 for a 10 days workshop. In the AIBD / CGTNC Regional Workshop on Convergent Journalism, they were given deep insights into the emergence of media convergence; trends, experience and success story of China in media convergence; and innovation for media tools and products for handling the challenges of media convergence.

These participants who were reporters, journalists, editors, TV or Radio producers, research…

AIBD and Lao National Radio organised an In-Country workshop on Mobile Journalism in Vientiane, Laos PDR from 27 to 31 November 2018.  The workshop was designed for media practitioners of Laos working in Radio, TV and Print media.  Representatives from the Police, Army, NGOs and civil society also attended the workshop.

The practical training during the workshop enabled the participants to explore the potential of mobile journalism that is becoming an essential skill in news gathering especially for reporters or correspondents working in remote areas or in…

Participants Making Sense of Data in the Data Journalism workshop

On 3rd October 2018, thirty-one Asia Pacific journalists gathered at ASEAN Data Analytics eXchange (ADAX) hall, Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur, to participate in a 3 days Regional…


A four days In-Country workshop on Creative Content Development (CCD), which focuses on the big “HOW”, was successfully concluded in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam.  Jointly organized by Radio Television Brunei (RTB), Darussalam Enterprise (DARe)  and The Asia-Pacific Institute for…


The Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) is a digital radio standard that has been designed by broadcasters and for broadcasters, with the active assistance and participation of both transmitter and receiver manufacturers and regulatory bodies.  It has been designed specifically as a high quality digital replacement for analogue…



Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation - MBC is the public broadcaster in Mauritius entrusted with serving nearly four hundred households.  Mauritius is one of the countries in the African region to make transition from analogue television to digital quite early.

Integrated Broadcast-Broadband (IBB) systems combine both broadcast and broadband technologies providing high quality, flexible, interactive, and personalized services. Broadcast provides efficient delivery of high quality information to a number of viewers at the same time. Broadband enables flexible and personalized services. In connected TV, the consumer has access to all IP services via a standard IP interface typically accomplished via WLAN or Ethernet. HbbTV as a more broadcast-centric type of connected TV allows…

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