THE thirty Filipino journalists who attended the 2019 Seminar For Information Officers and Journalists from the Philippines in Beijing and Shenzhen, China have returned back in the Philippines on Thursday afternoon.
The China visit of the Philippine delegates started on May 15 to 30 were from various government information agencies and private media representatives who finished the 14-day series of lectures and visited the historical and heritage sites in Beijing and Shenzhen.
The lecture was held at the training center of the Research and Training Institute (RTI) of National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA) in Beijing were the Filipino delegates have also had the chance to visit the Great Wall of China and the historic Tiananmen Square, also known “The Gate of Heavenly Peace” to get into the Forbidden City, once declared World Heritage Site and home of emperors of the bygone era.
The Tiananmen Square is a city square in the center of Beijing, China located to its north, separating it from the Forbidden City where amazingly hit and visited by thousands of tourists mostly came from the provinces outnumbering the foreign tourists.
The two-week media exchange program the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) includes the attending on “Dialogue on Asian Internet Audio-Visual Broadcasting Policy and Release of Cooperation Result”.
Also includes in the lectures were the “Introduction of China’s National Condition, visiting Yuetan Inheritance Club to experience traditional Chinese culture, they also discussed the trade and culture exchanges between China and the Philippines.
They also visited Agricultural Exhibition Center to learn about the development of Chinese agriculture and they have visited some new media center such as China Changping to know about the application of digital technologies a radio and television fields.
While in Shenzhen, the group visited the Shenzhen Media Group where they met and have a discussion with relevant officials from culture, radio, TV, tourism and sports bureau of Shenzhen Municipality and its media group.
China continues to strengthen cooperation with the Philippines media in the fields of news exchange, program production, technology, industrial development and people-to-people exchange to support the Belt and Road Initiative.
The said seminar was sponsored by the National Radio and Television Administration and China State Council Information Office.
The participants include: Frederick Silverio, Manila Times correspondent; Arnel San Pedro, iOrbitNews; Vince Concepcion, PIA Malolos, Bulacan; Maria Cristina Arzadon, Dennis Carcamo, Fayette Rinen, all of the Philippine Information Agency; Wenilyn Asuncion, Vinci Beltran, Beatriz Selah Bailon, Ernest Xavier Cayanan, Patricia Marie Delara, Deniel Angelou Echevarria, Greggy Eugenio, Rizi Angelica Gabrang, Shimei Gandia, Jamie Marie Legaspi, Angelo Paolo Martin, Fe Emelle Padillio, Carmela Platon, Raquel Ramos and Bhenhor Tecson, all of the PCOO; Leoneil Corpin, and Dulce Amor Quintana, both of RTVM; Raymond Carl Dela Cruz, and Noemi Edaga, both of the Philippine News Agency; Leonito Vicente Docto and Eusebia Yjares of PTNI; Florenda Querubin, Sun Star Cebu; Marco Antonio, BCS; and Rebecca Velasquez of PMC. (RONDA Balita Online News)