The Filipino Times looks to benefit from WAM experience -Updates

ABU DHABI, 18th April, 2018 (WAM) — The Emirates News Agency, WAM, has received a delegation from the Philippine newspaper and digital news agency, ‘The Filipino Times’.

The two sides discussed means of cooperation, benefiting from the Agency’s expertise, and obtaining wider dissemination of media highlighting the achievements and accomplishments of the UAE.

During the meeting, the two sides focused on enriching content creation, highlighting the UAE’s emphasis on tolerance and cultural co-existence. They also reviewed means to advance coordination of information and content of interest to the Philippine community residing in the UAE.

Mohammed Jalal Al Rayssi, Executive Director of WAM, emphasised the importance of cooperating with various media outlets across multiple languages and platforms.

“This visit presents an opportunity to enhance cooperation between WAM and The Filipino Times, ensuring the exchange of news,” he added.

They also covered means to collaborate across various areas including digital media, and exchange of news materials dealing with the UAE’s initiatives and accomplishments in its development journey, including emphasis on tolerance, co-existence, workers’ rights, and human rights developments.

Karen Remo, Partner and Managing Director of New Perspective Media, who owns the paper, said, “WAM continues its long history of professionalism,” adding that this visit would open new avenues of cooperation and contribute to further enhancing news content for The Filipino Times, a 360-degree media company targeting Filipinos in the UAE and the wider GCC region.

The delegation was briefed about the Agency’s various departments, latest technologies and programmes.


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