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Closure of our office until 1st of June 2020
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Office in Singapore will be closed until the 1st of June due to the extension of the circuit breaker, announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tue...

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Closure of our office until 1st of June 2020
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Office in Singapore will be closed until the 1st of June due to the extension of the circuit breaker, announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tue...
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7th Annual Forum of Emerging Leaders in Asian Journalism

Yogyakarta, Indonesia
This annual gathering brought a select group of ACFJ-alumni, the Society of Asian Journalists (SAJ), together with journalism professionals and scholars to discuss and learn about current media issues.

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3rd East-West Center International Media Conference

Networked News: How New Media Is Shaping Stories in Asia and the Pacific
With an expected 300-plus professionals, including top journalists and communicators from some of the most influential media in Asia, the Pacific and the USA, the conference will highlight the latest state of play in both news and media issues.

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Political Public Relations in the ASEAN-context

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
For this event KAS invited important personalities and experts both from Cambodia and various member countries of the ASEAN to share their experiences and deliver insight into the world of Political Communication and political Public Relations.

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ANN Board Meeting 2012

Im Libanon wird künftig das Mehrheitswahlrecht durch das Verhältniswahlrecht abgelöst werden. Das seit 2013 nicht mehr legitimierte Parlament soll aber erst im Mai 2018 neu gewählt werden.

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Political Polling in Asia-Pacific

In Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines POLITICAL POLLING has developed into an integral -and often controversial- segment of the political fabric. Australia and New Zealand have taken polling to even more sophisticated levels.

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ANN Coordinators' Meeting

"The Future of News"
Asia News Network (ANN) is an alliance of 21 newspapers in 18 countries in Asia. This year's ANN coordinators' meeting was held in Bangkok,Thailand, where the news network's headquarter is located.

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Responses to issues in Asian Journalism Education

The future of advanced training for journalists in Asia was subject of this workshop in August. New learning methods as well as the content of potential training courses were focal points during this debate.

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6th Annual Forum of Emerging Leaders in Asian Journalism

This year’s “6th Forum of Emerging Leaders in Asian Journalism” took place in Beijing, China. The discussion focused on the increasing importance of social media and micro blogs and their impact on the traditional media sphere.

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Enhancing the ACFJ Network

ACFJ-Alumni create "Society of Asian Journalists" (SAJ). The new body is going to be registered in the Philippines. Members are the Alumni of the "Konrad Adenauer Center for Journalism" (ACFJ) at the University Ateneo de Manila.

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Asian-German Dialogue

for KAS scholarship alumni and participants of visitor programmes to Germany
This year’s „Asian-German Dialogue“ in Singapore assembled 70 KAS scholarship alumni and participants of visitor programmes from seven countries in Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, The Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia).

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Mobile Journalism Conference Asia 2019

This was the first ever Mobile Journalism Conference in Asia - a great event to network and learn from like-minded journalists. Over 250 reporters and academics from 31 countries came together in Bangkok, Thailand to exchange their ideas and skills on mobile reporting.

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JONAlists support the Uncovering Asia Newsroom

by Christoph Grabitz

This report presents the experiences of the JONAcademy Fellows at the Uncovering Asia 2018 Conference in Seoul, Korea.

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Media Programme publishes Mobile Journalism Manual

Multimedia journalists from all over Asia have produced a manual about mobile journalism. The online publication offers insights into this new storytelling method, explaining how reporters and newsrooms can produce good video reports by just using their phone.

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News Planning in Digital Newsrooms

by Torben Stephan

ANN’s Lessons From Previous Collaboration Efforts and Steps Moving Forward
16 editors of the Asia News Network (ANN) – longstanding partner of the KAS Media Programme Asia – gathered in Singapore to discuss future ideas to ensure a smoother collaboration process. They were joined by Michael Ludewig, Managing Editor of the Swiss Blick Group, who provided an outsider’s perspective through his workshop.

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Asia’s Investigative Journalists meet in Nepal

Walter „Robby“ Robinson was the star of Uncovering Asia, the largest conference for investigative journalism in Asia. 370 journalists from 50 countries travelled to Kathmandu to attend the event and every single one wanted a selfie with the 70-year-old. The conference is hosted biennially by the KAS Media Programme Asia in cooperation with the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN).

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Political strategists meet for the E-lection Bridge in Colombo

by Torben Stephan

Social Media is growing very important for election campaigns in Asia and the Pacific, while populists increasingly take influence. This is the result of the E-lection Bridge Asia-Pacific in 2016 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, where we held a three-day roundtable. We invited electoral campaign managers and strategists from twelve countries in the Asian and Pacific region.

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A brainstorming session amongst editors from Europe and Asia

Editors from Asia and Europe were invited to meet in Mongolia to discuss methods on improving connectivity and open communication between the two continents. Prior to this meeting, two journalists’ workshops were conducted in Brussels and Guangzhou, during the months of January and May, respectively.

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Digital change: Asia News Network meets german and swiss publishing houses

The digital change is picking up speed in Asia. Especially newspaper publishers are forced to restructure their newsrooms and develop new business models. At the invitation of the KAS Media Programme Asia, a group of members of the Asia News Net-work (ANN) visited German and Swiss publishing houses to discuss opportunities and risks of the digital change for the media industry.

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ANN BOARD MEETING

News from Asia to the world – Launch of new ANN Website
This year’s annual board meeting of the Asia News Network (ANN) was held in Beijing, China and graciously hosted in The China Daily offices. The Media Programme Asia of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) showed its continuing support for this network comprising over 20 leading regional newspapers.

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KAS Media Programme connects journalists from Asia and Europe

Asia-Europe Journalists’ Workshop
Both Asia and Europe possess a rich diversification of culture in media landscapes. How does one connect communities through stories from other parts of the world? 20 journalists from both Asia and Europe discussed possible strategies during the two-day Asia-Europe Journalists’ Workshop.
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