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Thirteenth anniversary of South Korea's Arirang international television.

Posted: 07 Apr 2010

"Fourteen years have passed since the Korea International Broadcasting Foundation was established on April 10th, 1996. One year after that Arirang TV officially launched domestic broadcast services and began expanding worldwide with the mandate of promoting a better understanding of Korea in the global community. Arirang TV now reaches more than 82 million households in 188 countries and presents a wide range of information through various news, cultural, educational and entertainment programs. ... Since 2008 the broadcaster has provided multilingual services in seven languages English, Chinese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Vietnamese and Malay-Indonesian. It has also signed cooperation agreements with 53 broadcasters in 37 countries such as China's CCTV, Vietnam's VTV and Brazil's TV Cultura for joint production and the exchange of programs." Arirang, 7 April 2010. Competes with KBS World TV.

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