Abstract : Media workers, officials and researchers from China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have called for greater efforts on the media front to promote cooperation between the two sides.
BEIJING, June 2 (Xinhua) — Media workers, officials and researchers
from China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have
called for greater efforts on the media front to promote cooperation
between the two sides.
The call was made at the 2021 ASEAN-China Media Cooperation Forum,
which was held both online and offline on Wednesday and was sponsored by
the China International Publishing Group (CIPG) and the ASEAN-China
Noting that media exchanges and cooperation between the two sides
have great potential, Du Zhanyuan, president of the CIPG, expressed the
hope that such cooperation could be further deepened and expanded to
contribute more to the development of bilateral relations and the
building of a China-ASEAN community with a shared future.
Lauding the people-to-people exchanges and media cooperation between
China and the ASEAN over the past 30 years, Tang Heng, deputy secretary
general of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China
Central Committee, said that media outlets from the two sides have
played an important role in enhancing mutual understanding and promoting
Kung Phoak, deputy secretary-general of the ASEAN, said the COVID-19
pandemic has led to a surge in internet traffic, bringing more
opportunities for media cooperation, especially in the area of new
media. Strengthening media cooperation will help the two sides make new
and greater progress in the future, he said.
Subjects such as regional economic and trade cooperation and new media trends were also discussed during the forum. Enditem
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