With the success of 2013 behind us and looking forward to an exciting and prosperous 2014, AIBD staff held their annual get-together in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, 24 January 2014 – an auspicious and a lucky day for prosperity.

As part of AIBD’s ongoing efforts to evaluate the performance of the Institute for activities conducted in 2013 and to gain the feedback on the activities for the period of 2014-2015, we are requesting all members and affiliates to fill the member evaluation form and AIBD Questionnaire on Developmental Needs form.

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.