Mr Gil Hwan-Young, President and CEO of Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) who is also the new President of ABU paid a courtesy call to AIBD Secretariat in Kuala Lumpur on 13 January 2014.

As AIBD enters the new year of 2014, it is using the opportunity for a revamp of its website front page, three years after launching the previous version.

The annual Asia TV Forum (ATF)’s Entertainment Content Market for buyers and sellers was held at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore from 3 – 6 December 2013. In conjunction with ATF, AIBD and the French Government organized a four-day regional workshop on Acquisition and Programming Strategy for TV from 2 – 5 December 2013 in Singapore.

The Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) is delighted to announce that the 23rd AMIC Annual Conference will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from 9-12 July, 2014. The theme for the AMIC 2014 conference is Communicating in an e-Asia: values, technologies and challenges.

The Regional Workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction organised by the Tun Abdul Razak Broadcasting and Information Institute (IPPTAR) and AIBD was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 16 to 18 December 2013. The workshop brought 12 participants from broadcast organisations in Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

SGS, one of the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, launched the SGS Academy with the theme “Transforming People and Business” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 18 December 2013.