By Mr Steve Ahern CEO International Media & Broadcasting Academy (IMBA), Australia

 

“I now know how to use smartphones in my work,” said a participant from Voice of Vietnam, describing the Shooting Video with Smart Phones workshop in Kuala Lumpur organised by the Tun Abdul Razak Broadcasting and Information Institute (IPPTAR) and AIBD from 19 to 21 September 2016.

The Media cooperation exchange programme was held in Beijing, China from 23 to 28 August 2016.  The programme was designed for the technical and programme staff of Radio and Television stations from AIBD member countries. The exchange programme was supported by Beijing International Radio, TV, Film equipment exhibition (BIRTV).

The Regional workshop on DVB T2 Transmission was held in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China from 16 to 18 August 2016.  The workshop was designed for the technical staff of television stations who are working in transmission division. The workshop was hosted by Yunnan broadcast bureau of the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT). 

The Fijian Government has embarked on a targeted program of improving service delivery to all citizens, utilizing    technology and implement e-government are key strategies for these improved services.

The Information Technology and Computing Services (‘ITC Services’) is responsible for ensuring the delivery of applications to meet Ministry needs, particularly with regard to the improved service delivery envisioned through technology and e-government along with the overall implementation and maintenance of the Government’s IT network, infrastructure and IT Policy.