Channel NewsAsia, a broadcast and digital media platform owned by Singapore’s Mediacorp, held its first Vietnam Business Insights conference in Ho Chi Minh City today. The conference, which included a panel discussion on current affairs in Vietnam, helped boost the broadcaster’s presence in Vietnam as it prepares to launch a bureau in the country.
The bureau, which will include a local office and dedicated reporters for Vietnam, will be the Channel NewsAsia’s 14th in Asia, and will allow the broadcaster to provide more up-to-date and comprehensive coverage from within the country.
A distinguished panel of speakers shared thoughts on economic development and current affairs in Vietnam.
“We have been covering Southeast Asia well for the past 15 years,” said Debra Soon, Managing Director for Channel NewsAsia. “It’s time to go even further and beef up our ability to cover the Indochina region even better.”
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Source: BDG ASIA