Radio Asia

‘Don’t look at media through a bipolar prism of East versus West’ #RadioAsia

Thursday 12 July, 2018
Speaking in this morning’s session of Media2020, All India Radio Director General Fayyaz Sheheryar encouraged Eastern and Western media to understand each other better, rather than taking adversarial positions on media issues.

“The world looks different and is often bipolar between east and west. History, geography and culture can change how we think and how we look at each other, we must resist this and try to understand each other.

Big data is not enough, use it with traditional research methods #RadioAsia

Wednesday 11 July, 2018
In a session on audience research, moderated by Paul Amos, five experts discussed the latest trends in audience research at the Radio Asia conference.

Alexander Yemelyanov from Kantar TNS Central Asia gave an overview explaining that three techniques are used to measure radio audiences in Kazakhstan: listening diaries, day-after-recall, and increasingly, passive measurement by portable meters – which use a watermark embedded in the audio, and picked up by the meters wherever the listener may be.

Radio is available everywhere in Kazakhstan #RadioAsia

Wednesday 11 July, 2018
“Radio is available everywhere in Kazakhstan… it is so even today in the age of new media,” said the Deputy Director of Kazmedia Yerlik Karazha, opening today’s session of Radio Asia in Astana.

Astana is Kazakhstan’s new capital and just celebrated its twentieth anniversary last week.

Kazakhstan is the 9th largest country in the world by size, with just 18 million population, explained Karazha.

Delight the audience with surprises: Paul Amos and Ronnie Stanton #RadioAsia

Tuesday 10 July, 2018
During a format workshop at the Radio Asia conference in Kazakhstan, Paul Amos and Ronnie Stanton shared tips for tuning your format to best serve your audience.
Comparing music radio formats with music streaming services, Paul Amos from Xtra Insights addressed the question of whether services such as Spotify are now overtaking music radio formats.

Kazakhstan Communications Ministry wants a "comfortable environment for the development of broadcast industries" #RadioAsia

Monday 09 July, 2018

At a media conference today in Astana ahead of the RadioAsia conference, ABU Secretary General Javad Mottaghi (pictured) thanked Kazakhstan’s Communications Ministry for hosting this year’s Radio Asia conference.

The conference begins tomorrow, and is also being held in conjunction with this

ComDev Asia: Linkage between Community Radios and family farmers to be strengthened

Sunday 13 August, 2017


World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the College of Development Communication (CDC) of University of the Philippines Los Baños (CDC-UPLB) have renewed their commitment for jointly promoting communication for development as a key element in agriculture and rural development. An existing MOU between AMARC and FAO since 2008 was recently renewed to further strengthen collaborations and activities at regional and global levels.

Radio Thailand... more than radio #RadioAsia2017

Friday 28 April, 2017


On the third day of this year's Radio Asia conference, delegates heard about one of the host country’s major stations, Radio Thailand.

Kinderling: Built for kids and their grown ups #RadioAsia2017

Thursday 27 April, 2017

“Kinderling has been successful because it creates a community of interest,” Evan Kaldor told the Radio Asia conference in Bangkok, relating the success story of his kids radio station, which is heard on digital radio in Australia.

Parenting has changed, and parents these days are in need of advice and support, which is provided by Kinderling.

“New parents are sleep deprived, there are many more single parents…

Access to information very important for the people of Thailand: #RadioAsia2017

Wednesday 26 April, 2017


The minister attached to the PM’s office, Ormsin Chivapruck welcomed delegates on behalf of the Thai Prime Minister at the opening ceremony of Radio Asia in Bangkok.

Smarter social posting for network stations with Sqwarkr

Monday 10 April, 2017

Sqwarkr is a brand new social media tool that can help networks with a large number of stations cut down their social media scheduling time by almost 90 percent.


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