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New pact allows information cooperation, exchange between Phl and Myanmar media

Posted On 2013 Dec 09
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His Excellency U Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar,is being escorted by Department of Agriculture Sec.Proceso Alcala during the wreath-laying ceremony at the Rizal Monument in Manila on Thursday, the 2nd day of his state visit to the Philippines. (MNS photo)

His Excellency U Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar,is being escorted by Department of Agriculture Sec.Proceso Alcala during the wreath-laying ceremony at the Rizal Monument in Manila on Thursday, the 2nd day of his state visit to the Philippines. (MNS photo)

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Media entities in the Philippines and Myanmar can now strengthen their information cooperation following the signing of a memorandum of understanding in Malacañan Palace on Thursday.

The memorandum of understanding was signed on the second day of Myanmar President Thein Sein’s state visit to the Philippines.

Signing it were Presidential Communications Operations Office head Herminio Coloma Jr. and Myanmar Deputy Minister for Information Ye Htut.

The MOU provides for an exchange of visits of journalists, cooperation between private radio and TV networks, and sharing of best practices in media’s role in national development and the peace process.

It covers news exchanges, radio and television broadcasting, film industries, public relations, printing and publishing. (MNS)

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