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"ASEAN today" to be distributed on sunday

25th December 2011 | 1.611 Views
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The January 2012 edition of TV Program "ASEAN Today" will be distributed on December 25, the ASEAN Secretariat said in a statement here on Saturday.

The program is a co-production of the ASEAN Secretariat, Indonesia`s Ministry of Information and Telecommunications, ASEAN Indonesia, AirAsia and Metro TV.

The January 2012 edition of "ASEAN Today," the monthly program focused on the world`s most dynamic region, will feature Southeast Asia`s royalty.

Along with the latest news from the ASEAN Secretariat, they profile Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the occasion of his 84th birthday.

The program is co-anchored from Jakarta and Bangkok this month, with Dalton Tanonaka of Indonesia`s Metro TV and Chairat Thomya of Thai PBS.

Another highlight is an interview with Indonesia`s biggest overseas success, Anggun C. Sasmi. The 37-year-old singer was back in Jakarta for a homecoming concert from her home in Paris.

Also part of the program is a business report on Malaysia`s premium charcoal industry, and three top tourist attractions in Vietnam`s largest city Ho Chi Minh City. (*)