IABM and AIB announce strategic partnership

Posted on Aug 18, 2016 in AIB news archive, AIB News Feed, News from AIB, Slider

International broadcast and media supplier and end-user associations get together to drive common interests worldwide London, 18 August 2016 The Association for International Broadcasting today announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with IABM. AIB represents 70 major international broadcasters and has an active community of 27,000 senior executives in media companies in over 160 territories; IABM membership comprises 450+ broadcast and media technology suppliers worldwide. The partnership brings together both ends of the industry to create opportunities for conversations that will dramatically increase understanding and cooperation across the entire media ecosystem. “We are delighted about this new...

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Channel NewsAsia releases groundbreaking documentary on race relations in Singapore

Posted on Aug 12, 2016 in AIB News Feed

Regional broadcaster Channel NewsAsia unveils a one-hour special documentary dealing with the difficult issue of race in Singapore. A first on national television, Regardless of Race… examines where multiracial Singapore really stands on race relations and aims to answer some tough questions – Why are people afraid to talk about race? Do parents tell their children that racism is bad? How colour-blind are Singaporeans? Dr Janil Puthucheary, Chairperson of OnePeople.sg, the organisation that advocates multiracialism and racial harmony in Singapore, goes on a journey to find answers to these questions. From taxi drivers to primary school children, he speaks...

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NHK WORLD TV September highlights

Posted on Aug 12, 2016 in AIB News Feed

Medical Frontiers Special: Search for Japanese Superfoods Sep 2 Fri  23:10/ Sat 5:10/ 10:10/ 17:10 (UTC) <49 min.> Japan is a world leader in health care. This program explores cutting-edge Japanese medical technologies and tips for a healthy lifestyle. On this special edition, we take a journey to uncover the secrets of seafood and green tea – both Japanese “superfoods.” We’ll also share effective and delicious ways to maximize their potential.   70 Years of Wandering: Storytelling Artist Koryu Sep 16 Fri  23:10/ Sat 5:10/ 10:10/ 17:10 (UTC) <49 min.> Having lived for 89 years, Minatoya Koryu has plenty...

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BBC Pashto TV programme on Mashriq TV in Pakistan

Posted on Aug 12, 2016 in AIB News Feed

The BBC Pashto TV programme BBC Naray Da Wakht (BBC World Right Now) will be part of the daily schedule of Pakistan’s new Pashto-language channel, Mashriq TV, which starts broadcasting on Sunday 14 August.   Broadcast live from London in prime time – 18.30 Pakistan Standard Time – and presented by Sana Safi and Amanullah Atta, BBC Naray Da Wakht brings 24 minutes of key global and regional news reporting.  The Friday sports supplement, Lobay, includes in-depth coverage of sporting developments that are of special interest to regional audiences.   The move to bring BBC Naray Da Wakht to...

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BBC Burmese programmes to run on Myanmar Radio

Posted on Aug 8, 2016 in AIB News Feed

For the first time ever, BBC Burmese radio programmes will be rebroadcast by Myanmar’s state broadcaster, Myanmar Athan (Myanmar Radio) expanding the BBC Burmese service’s footprint in Myanmar further.  Three programmes – the BBC Burmese youth show, Mobigeno, the technology and digital innovations programme, Cool Tech, and the programme introducing innovative farming methods, San Thit Tehtwin Lai Myay Ta Kwin, are now part of the Myanmar Athan programming aired on FM, medium- and shortwave.   Collaboration with Myanmar Athan further expands BBC Burmese availability in Myanmar. BBC Burmese is currently broadcast through major local broadcasters, on TV and radio. ...

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