KUCHING: The Commonwealth Journalists Association’s (CJA) local chapter, in collaboration with Angkatan Zaman Mansang, will host the CJA’s triennial delegates’ conference here from October 13 to 18.
CJA branch chairman Florence Yii said about 80 delegates comprising 40 foreign journalists, their Malaysian counterparts and observers are expected to attend the conference themed News Targets for Today: Better Democracy and a Better Environment.
“I am confident this eighth conference will provide tremendous exposure and networking opportunities for local media practitioners and journalists from Commonwealth nations.
“It is the first time such a conference is being held in the country and SouthEast Asia. It coincides with Sarawak’s 45th anniversary within Malaysia,” she said.