Going Beyond Borders: Thai PBS aims to be a public broadcaster with regional impact.
As a pioneer in public broadcasting in Southeast Asia, Thai PBS intends to reach out to the rest of the region through its programming and cooperative relationships with other broadcasters and media organizations outside Thailand. Its aim is to become a public broadcaster with regional impact.
Thai PBS strongly believes that, as a public broadcaster, it can play an important role in the sharing of common values and promoting a better understanding among people in the region especially among those in member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) which is moving toward a social and economic integration.
Thai PBS has already formed partnership agreements with several regional broadcasters and joined regional media organizations. The partnerships have led to sharing of knowledge and exchanging of news and documentaries. Exchanges of personnel for training and program co-production will be the next steps of cooperation.
Editorially, Thai PBS has made Southeast Asia a focus of its international news coverage. Since its inception in 2008, Thai PBS news teams have regularly covered many of the major events in ASEAN countries and offered its audience fresh perspectives on political, social and cultural diversity of the region. Its intention is to enable its home audience to have a better understanding of the ways of life of their neighbors and of issues they are facing. Through the exchange of news and documentaries with other national broadcasters, Thai PBS is also able to help regional audiences to know more about the various aspects of Thai society.
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