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ASEAN Now and the Future Ⅱ
Discover New Buena Vista

Part 4: Thailand & The Series Summary

Aired: October 31, 2019 (UTC)


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Part 4: Thailand & The Series Summary
The fourth episode of ASEAN Now and the Future Ⅱ: Discover New Buena Vista provides a segment from NBT WORLD of Thailand and sums up this series, looking back over the TV programs produced in the ASEAN countries with assistance from Japan and looking to the future.
The Thai segment features the Siamese fighting fish, a tropical fish renowned for its elegant tail and fins, which is bred extensively for fighting and export. It was named the national aquatic animal earlier this year. The segment also looks at the smart city concept in the redevelopment around Bang Sue Central Station that is harnessing the latest technologies to address congestion and environmental issues. Viewers also get to explore the coast and caves in the Satun Geopark in Thailand’s south, the first designated UNESCO Geopark.
The remainder of this episode sums up this series, featuring the contacts and cooperation between the ASEAN countries and Japan in the television sector, some of the programs produced in the media assistance projects, and comment from Japan’s Ambassador to ASEAN and from the Secretary-General of ASEAN.

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