• Short Summary

    A BROADCASTING STATION WAS OPENED AT KHON KAEN, NORTHEAST OF THAILAND LAST WEEKEND, TO MATCH INCREASED RADIO BROADCASTS FROM PEKING AND HANOI.

  • Description

    A BROADCASTING STATION WAS OPENED AT KHON KAEN, NORTHEAST OF THAILAND LAST WEEKEND, TO MATCH INCREASED RADIO BROADCASTS FROM PEKING AND HANOI.

    THE 55 KILOWATT TRANSMITTER WAS INSTALLED BY THE THAI GOVERNMENT WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT UNDER THE MANILA TREATY.

    THE BROADCASTING STATION WILL PROVIDE RADIO COVERAGE AS WELL AS ENTERTAINMENT AND EDUCATION FOR MILLIONS OF PEOPLE LIVING IN NORTHEAST THAILAND.

    SPEAKING AT THE OPENING CEREMONY ON SATURDAY, BOTH THE AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR, MR. A. H. LOOMES, AND THE THAI PRIME MINISTER, FIELD MARSHAL THANOM KITTIKACHORN, STRESSED THE IMPORTANCE OF THE TRANSMITTER IN THE FACE OF WHAT THEY TERMED INCREASED COMMUNIST ACTIVITIES IN THE REGION.

    A SIMILAR TRANSMITTER WILL BE INSTALLED SHORTLY AT NAKORN RAJISMA, SOUTHWEST OF KHON KAEN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA90KBLJ625YNR3LLPM59RECEPA
    Media URN:
    VLVA90KBLJ625YNR3LLPM59RECEPA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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