Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Asean-China Ink Deals On Media Sector Cooperation

Asean-China Ink Deals On Media Sector Cooperation

Spotlight

7 Commandments To Revitalize The Country Safely

Medical experts recommend strict health protocols for public transportation.

Alibaba Cloud Launches New Digital Ecosystem Strategy In The Philippines

This will help local businesses adapt further to the new normal!

EDC Donates PCR Machines To Enhance Negros Oriental’s COVID-19 Resiliency

Energy Development Corporation donates equipment worth P8.5-million to Negros Oriental.

CeMAP, PISI Express Full Support For Bayanihan To Recover As One Act

The Cement Manufacturers Association of the Philippines and Philippine Iron and Steel Institute announce full support to the recently signed Bayanihan to Recover as One Act.

Three media sector deals were signed between Asean member-states and China expected to benefit journalists and media professionals in their respective states, a Palace official bared.

Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar said the deals between governments of Asean and China include: communication on media policies and issues; cooperation on news coverage and materials and information dissemination that strengthens synergy between China (and) countries involved; and media content cooperation through co-production of films, TV series, documentaries, and new media content.

Andanar welcomed the signing of the media sector deals which he expects would help enhance the skills and capabilities of Filipino journalists and media professionals.

“We welcome the opportune agreements established between Asean and China with regards to exchanges, cooperation, and joint development in the said countries’ media sector. It reaffirms the importance of the multi-faceted relations between Asean and China,” Andanar said in a statement.

Andanar said the media sector deals will help foster growth for each nation’s respective media industry through discussions, learnings, and collaborations.

The deals also aim to encourage participation in the film and TV festivals of China and the said countries; intensify cooperation in research and development in media technology and equipment production; and encourage education and training through exchanges and workshops for media professionals from China and Asean countries, he added.

He described the signing of the deals as “important” especially at a time when disinformation and proliferation of fake news can harm relations between countries.

“As media is responsible towards connecting and bridging people towards understanding and appreciation, undertaking these exchanges and cooperation are necessary initiatives towards building mutual trust and understanding, and maximizing the potentials of mutual growth among journalists,” Andanar said.

Andanar, meanwhile, vowed to produce “quality media commodities in the forms of films, documentaries, and radio shows, among others”.

He also expressed hope that these agreements would only be the start of relations that will further elevate the region’s media and nurture cultural understanding. (PNA)

Source: facebook.com/martinmandanar

Latest News

Find Your Happy Place In ‘Trolls World Tour’

Did you miss them? Check out the trailer for the "Trolls World Tour" here!

Proposed Healthcare Workers’ Salary Hike ‘Timely’

Workers’ groups commend the “timely” proposal of Secretary Bello to increase the salary of healthcare workers in the private sector.

Galvez Cites Unified Efforts Of NCR LGUs Vs. COVID-19

Galvez acknowledges the improvement of the COVID-19 response caused by the unified efforts of the LGUs.

Youths Champion Climate Change Resistance In Asia Pacific

Children and youth in Asia-Pacific call on their leaders to step up actions to tackle the climate crisis, including the strengthening of policies and plans to mitigate disaster risks and promote resilience.

PH Logs 1,635 New COVID-19 Cases; Recoveries At 230,643

Here is the COVID-19 update for September 22, 2020. Don't forget to wear your masks and shields!

BDO Wins At The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards

BDO Unibank, Inc. receives the Bronze Award in the First Time Reporter category at the prestigious 5th Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards, becoming the only awarded Philippine bank this year.

Butuan’s COVID-19 Local Transmission At 64%

DOH-13 said Barangay Libertad here still tops the most number of COVID-19 infections at 81 cases, followed by Ambago with 48, Villa Kanangga 46, Doongan 36, and Bayanihan with 31.

Andanar Not Worried About TV Frequencies For Distance Learning

“I am not worried na kukulangin ho tayo ng frequencies dahil napakadami hong gustong tumulong sa pribadong sector."

Teens Discuss How COVID-19 Worsens Child Abuse Cases Worldwide

The virtual forum is part of World Vision's global advocacy campaign called "It Takes A World" that aims to call on key government, organizations, and private sectors to take action on violence happening against children.