Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific Going ASEAN With GOASEAN
August 29, 2017 - tonton
Primetime slots given to Award Winning GOASEAN’s Original Series on Discovery Asia
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Award-winning multi-platform calm provider Malaysian association GOASEAN has entered into an agreement with Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific (DNAP) to foster a programmes opposite Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong on a Discovery Asia channel. This will supplement another foster channel to a multi-platform GOASEAN, a first-ever Southeast-Asia-centric transport lifestyle initiative, enabling GOASEAN’s programmes to strech a many wider assembly in Asia-Pacific, and attract some-more traveller seductiveness to a region.
From left to right, Vivian Chan – Programming Executive, Southeast Asia, DNAP, Rohit Tharani – Director of Content Curation, Southeast Asia, DNAP, Edwin Raj – Senior Vice President, GOASEAN Zefny Idris – Vice President, GOASEAN during a Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific bureau in Singapore.
“We are anxious to be partnering with DNAP. This will capacitate us to strech and enthuse some-more people to transport to and within a Southeast Asian region. Discovery Asia is positively a wise height for GOASEAN, as a network’s initial entirely dedicated Asia-focused channel; and like us, is dedicated to travel, lifestyle, food and enlightenment that Asia has to offer. Our programmes also fit into DNAP’s truth of bringing assembly a best of real-world party that is both abdominal and experiential. Both parties can precedence a synergy of a partnership to boost a assembly and to offer them enchanting and interesting nonetheless judicious experiences,” remarked Edwin Raj, GOASEAN’s Senior Vice President.
GOASEAN Original Series that includes a award-winning Go Fast or Go Home, Supper Heroes, The Halal Foodie and Strange Encounters, will now be aired over satellite and wire television, over and above a online and mobile gateways for calm streaming. Discovery Asia is accessible in 11 countries in Asia-Pacific and has a strech of 14 million viewers.
Rohit Tharani, Director of Content Curation, Discovery Southeast Asia, said, “This is a initial time in Discovery Southeast Asia story that we have invested in such a vast volume of different internal content — on a internal and informal level. GOASEAN’s calm is wise with Discovery Asia’s charity to expose Asia during a best and many wondrous. We trust that GOASEAN’s calm choice will yield a approach and applicable interest among audiences opposite SEA, Taiwan and Hong Kong.”
Edwin Raj added, “No one knows Southeast Asia like we do, and a programmes and calm simulate this. Featuring healthy wonders, dark jewels, different aberration of a people, enlightenment and food of a region, viewers will be enticed to transport here.”
“The ASEAN nations will really advantage from this, as it will prominence a region’s transport treasures to a wider assembly and assistance them foster their country’s attractions, food and culture, so pushing enlargement in their tourism arrivals and industry.”
GOASEAN’s achievements in only dual years of a existence are impressive. It has constructed 20 strange array of travel-related programmes and 65 hours of programming. In achieving that, GOASEAN’s prolongation group has trafficked to over 700 destinations in Southeast Asia. To date GOASEAN’s programmes are broadcasted in over 80 countries opposite 4 (4) continents, and has been celebrated with a sum of 18 general awards for a strange array like The Eco Traveller and Go Fast or Go Home as good as a website.
The partnership with DNAP together with a partnerships with tonton, Malaysia’s initial and largest homegrown video streaming service, and dimsum, a Malaysian subscription-based video-on-demand (VOD) service, cumulative progressing this year are all partial of GOASEAN’s endless enlargement devise to extend their reach. GOASEAN has been tasked by a ASEAN Secretariat to foster transport and tourism in a segment to a wider assembly in and with a Visit ASEAN@50 Celebrations.
GOASEAN is a world’s initial ASEAN transport beginning to foster Southeast Asia as a singular tourism destination, featuring pivotal areas such as community-based tourism, culture, heritage, party and business. A brainchild of Malaysia’s Prime Minister, YAB Dato’ Sri Haji Mohd Najib Abdul Razak to commemorate Malaysia as a Chair of ASEAN in 2015, Malaysia spearheaded a GOASEAN beginning to foster transport and coax mercantile enlargement within a region.
As partners of ASEAN@50, a debate celebrating 50 years of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nation), GOASEAN is entering a quick flourishing over a tip (OTT) space with tonton and dimsum as partial of an endless enlargement devise to enlarge their strech to wider audience.
GOASEAN strange array foster report on Discovery Asia (All times are in SGT):
- Go Fast or Go Home every Monday during 9.00 pm (SEA) and 8.00pm (BKK/JKT)
- Strange Encounters every Wednesday during 9.23 pm (SEA) and 8.23pm (BKK/JKT)
- The Halal Foodie every Tuesday during 9.00 pm (SEA) and 8.00pm (BKK/JKT)
- Supper Heroes any Tuesday during 9.23 pm (SEA) and 8.23pm (BKK/JKT)
For some-more information revisit www.goasean.com.
ASEAN consists of 10-member states, namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam with any member state rotating chairmanship annually.