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AIBD took part in Broadcast Asia 2011 from 21 to 24 June in Singapore. The conference is in its 16th edition and gathers the industry’s leading broadcast players. For the first time, AIBD has been offered a booth at the exhibition.

During Broadcast Asia 2011, AIBD Director Yang Binyuan attended conference sessions and met participants and exhibitors at AIBD booth. It’s the first time that AIBD has had a booth at the exhibition and the organizer of Broadcast Asia 2011 offered it free of charge as the conference is supported by AIBD.

AIBD took part in Broadcast Asia 2011 from 21 to 24 June in Singapore. The conference is in its 16th edition and gathers the industry’s leading broadcast players. For the first time, AIBD has been offered a booth at the exhibition.

During Broadcast Asia 2011, AIBD Director Yang Binyuan attended conference sessions and met participants and exhibitors at AIBD booth. It’s the first time that AIBD has had a booth at the exhibition and the organizer of Broadcast Asia 2011 offered it free of charge as the conference is supported by AIBD.

Although not as fancy and sophisticated as others, thanks to Mr. Geoff Walburn, the AIBD consultant, who manned the AIBD booth during the exhibition, it has garnered quite some interest from exhibitors and participants.

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Yang Binyuan with Geoff Walburn at AIBD booth at Broadcast Asia 2011

During the exhibition, AIBD Director Yang Binyuan met with a number of AIBD members and consultants including those from SLRC in Sri Lanka, Thai PBS and India. Also, a few broadcasters and universities from the Asia-Pacific region approached him and showed interest in becoming AIBD affiliate members.

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 Yang Binyuan with SLRC Deputy Director General (Engineering)

 

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AIBD Director Yang Binyuan with Indian Delegates

Also during the conference, Director Yang Binyuan met with representatives from Singapore Exhibition Services (SES), organizer of Broadcast Asia and agreed to continue the partnership on the event.

AIBD took part in Broadcast Asia 2011 from 21 to 24 June in Singapore. The conference is in its 16th edition and gathers the industry’s leading broadcast players. For the first time, AIBD has been offered a booth at the exhibition.

During Broadcast Asia 2011, AIBD Director Yang Binyuan attended conference sessions and met participants and exhibitors at AIBD booth. It’s the first time that AIBD has had a booth at the exhibition and the organizer of Broadcast Asia 2011 offered it free of charge as the conference is supported by AIBD.

The call for entries has been sounded for the 23rd International URTI Radio Grand Prix.

Programmes from around the world are honoured with the Grand Prix based on the research efforts involved and their originality.

Each year, a different theme is proposed and participants are allowed to freely interpret the theme. The theme for this year's edition is poverty. Radio productions in their diverse forms - reports, documentaries, essays, fiction, sound composition, children's stories - are eligible for submission.

Mediahub, a convenient and cost-efficient e-platform for content providers and users to share, buy and sell programs, was officially launched today at the Asia Media Summit 2011.

This business-oriented video sharing website is a new service AIBD members can benefit by uploading, sharing, exposing their trailers, demos or pilots to more than 140 registered high profile customers ready for content acquisition.

A recent ITU survey on the general situation of digital broadcasting in Asia Pacific reveals that 10 of the 22 respondent countries and regions had implemented DTTB by 2010 while four others are in the process of introducing this technology by 2015.

The 10 countries include Australia, Cambodia, China, Hongkong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and Vietnam. Mongolia, India, Sri Lanka and Tonga are moving towards DTTB by 2015.

Myanmar is planning to set up a national media training college in the coming years to bring up first class talent for radio and television in the country and ASEAN at large. On April 28th, 2011, at the invitation of Mr. U Winn Maw, Chairman of Forever Group, CEO of MRTV-4 and Adviser of Ministry of Information, Myanmar, AIBD Director Yang Binyuan attended the Myanmar Media Training College (MMTC) Planning Meeting in Yangon.

On 25th March 2011, the members of the AIBD family took the opportunity to wish two colleagues who completed their tenure of office as Programme Managers.

Mr Yang Binyuan, Director of AIBD, thanked the two colleagues Mr P Das, and Ms Juliette Vivier for their excellent contributions to AIBD over the last few years and said, “ We, at AIBD never says goodbye to colleagues who have rendered their services. Once one serves AIBD they will always belong to this small family of AIBD, no matter where they are ”.

He presented each of them with a souvenir and a memoir with the staff members penning their individual wishes and expressing their sentiments.

Mr Cai Fuchao has been appointed as new minister of the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) in China.

One of Beijing's deputy mayors and head of the city's Publicity Department, Cai Fuchao, 60, replaces Wang Taihua, who had held the job for the past six years and oversaw rapid growth of the Chinese film and TV business.

Cai Fuchao has worked in a number of media positions, including deputy chief editor of the Beijing Daily newspaper. He was instrumental in the switch from analogue to digital TV, which began in Beijing and now on pilot in a dozen of Chinese cities.