By Andy McElroy
KUALA LUMPUR, 16 November 2016 – Asia’s most prolific disaster risk reduction journalist has urged media colleagues from 12 other countries to move beyond simply describing events and instead help their audiences better protect themselves from various hazards.
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.
The 2016 G20 Summit will be held in Hangzhou, China on September 4th and 5th. CCTV+ is ready to provide comprehensive video feeds and pool signals of major events of the Summit to media organizations worldwide. All the G20 news feeds will be released through GDS (www.cctvplus.com).
As China’s first global video news agency, CCTV+ (CCTV Plus), covering international news stories, offers quality video footages, live broadcasting signals and archive to global media and production companies. Currently, CCTV+ releases over 80 news footages, 24 hours daily, with scripts in English, French, Russian, Arabic and Spanish. Through its online-based GDS (www.cctvplus.com) and cooperation with Associated Press and Reuters, CCTV+ provides a variety of news materials including political, economic, social and breaking news from China and the world. To date, around 1,700 channels and hundreds of online and social media in the world are using footages from CCTV+.
Presentation of AIBD Awards Winners at General Conference 2016 Inauguration
The announcement and presentation of the winners of the AIBD TV & Radio Awards 2016 was conducted at the Inauguration Ceremony of the AIBD General Conference in Tehran, Iran on 25 August 2016. The winners were each presented with a certificate, trophy and USD 500 as reward for their special programmes.
Award winner Mr Jae Eung Jong, Director, Educational Broadcasting System, Korea
Some 50 full and affiliate members convened for the 42nd Annual Gathering/15th AIBD General Conference in Tehran, Iran on 26 August 2016.
The two-day meeting examined the annual performance of the Institute and future plans to respond to the fast changing media landscape in Asia Pacific. It was hosted by the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB).